At the 2011 ABA Annual Meeting, Michelle Philo was elected by the SBA Conference (Student Bar Association Presidents from each ABA-approved law school) and confirmed by the Law Student Division Board of Governors to serve a one year term as Vice Chair SBA of the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. In this position, Michelle will oversee the relationship between the SBA and ABA organizations at local, regional and national levels, promote SBA participation and membership in the Division and the ABA, regularly communicate with SBA Presidents at each ABA-approved law school, facilitate discussion on law student issues among the SBA Presidents, and assist with the drafting and filing of policy recommendations on behalf of the SBA Presidents. She will also serve as the SBA Presidents’ liaison to the Division and communicate with leadership of national organizations committed to representing interests of student bar associations.
Michelle is currently serving her second term as SBA President of Whittier Law School. She is a 4L part-time evening student and currently works as a litigation paralegal at Kring & Chung, LLP.