Kali Cohn

Alumni Profiles, Scholar
Class of 2014
Kali Cohn

Kali Cohn clerked in San Antonio for U.S District Judge David Alan Ezra of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii sitting by designation on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. Following her clerkship, she worked for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas in Dallas focusing on the impact of non-traffic class C misdemeanors on disabled secondary school students. Her work was funded by a Texas Law G. Rollie White Trust Fellowship in Public Interest Law. She is now a staff attorney with ACLU of Texas.

At Texas Law, Kali was editor-in-chief of the Texas Journal of Civil Liberties & Civil Rights and president of the student chapter of the American Constitution Society. She was the moving force behind the law school’s first Change It Up!, now an annual orientation event on lawyering for social change. She participated in the Civil Rights Clinic and worked for the ACLU of Texas and the ACLU of Northern California.