L. Michelle Clark (Michelle) is originally from Aurora, Colorado. Michelle attended The University of Colorado, Denver majoring in Political Science and Psychology. Before law school, Michelle held various positions gaining experience in areas such as hospitality, education, marketing, and social media management. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Michelle interned for Community Enterprise Institute where she worked on social justice issues, such as increased gentrification in Denver.
Summer after 1L year, Michelle worked at the Waterloo Juvenile Public Defenders Office. Michelle is passionate about employment law, LGBTQ+ discrimination, singing, baking sweet goodness, and reading.
Michelle is very active in the Iowa Law community. She is a student writer for The Journal of Gender, Race, & Justice and holds leadership positions in various student organizations. Michelle is president of Iowa’s LGBTQ+ student organization, OUTlaws, administrative chair of Hispanic Latino Law Student Association (HLLSA), 2L representative for the Iowa Student Bar Association (ISBA), and is a member of the Organization of Women, Law Students, and Staff (OWLSS), Phi Alpha Delta, and the Equal Justice Foundation.