Student ambassadors

One of Wayne Law's strongest assets is its talented, diverse student body. The Student Ambassador Program exposes prospective and admitted students to the Wayne Law experience through the eyes of current students.

To arrange a tour with one of our admissions ambassadors or to ask them a question, email the Admissions Office at

Meet our student ambassadors

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    Mikaela Armstead

    Residence: Detroit

    Undergraduate education: Howard University, psychology

    Wayne Law class: 2022

    Law School activities/organizations: Black Law Students Association, Mock Trial, Student Board of Governors, Women's Law Caucus

    Work experience: Project Worldwide (Summer 2020), Detroit Justice Center (Fall 2020)

    Future plans: Unknown

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    Nyeema Haigler

    Residence:  Bronx, NY

    Undergraduate education:  Claflin University 

    Wayne Law class:  2023

    Law School activities/organizations:  BLSA E-board, Woman’s Law Caucus, Mock Trial member

    Work experience:  paralegal, research intern 

    Future plans:  New York City prosecutor 

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    Trevor Katona

    Residence: Rochester

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor’s in criminal justice from Ferris State University 

    Wayne Law class: 2022

    Law School activities/organizations: Student Board of Governors governor-at-large, Mock Trial member and Wayne Law admissions ambassador 

    Work experience: Student attorney at Michigan Legal Aid, law clerk at Lakeshore Legal Aid

    Future plans:  Unknown

  • Meghan Knorp headshot

    Meghan Knorp

    Residence: Livonia, MI

    Education: Central Michigan University, political science and psychology

    Wayne Law class: 2023

    Law School activities/organizations: Women's Law Caucus president, Moot Court junior member, Law Review assistant editor, CLAWS, NLG

    Work experience: Judicial externship with Judge Arthur J. Tarnow in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

    Future plans: Hopes to work with wrongful convictions and exonerations 

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    James Parchell

    Residence: Royal Oak

    Undergraduate education: University of Detroit Mercy, B.A. Economics

    Wayne Law class: 2023

    Future plans: Unkown

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    Phillip Patterson

    Residence: Rochester Hills (Alabama transplant)

    Undergraduate education: Bachelor's in liberal arts from Excelsior College, Albany, NY

    Wayne Law class: 2022

    Law School activities/organizations: Delta Theta Phi alumni liaison, Wayne Law Parents' Club co-director, Wayne State University Student Publication supervisory board member, Wayne Law admissions ambassador, Journal of Business Law associate editor, Mock Trial member

    Work experience: Judicial extern for the Hon. Michael Servitto at the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, legal extern with the National Labor Relations Board, U.S. Air Force veteran 

    Future plans: Find a firm that aligns with my values and has a great culture

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    Michael Puro

    Residence:  Clawson

    Undergraduate education:  UM-Flint, political science

    Wayne Law class:  2023

    Law School activities/organizations:  Moot Court junior member 

    Work experience:  Legal intern at Venable Law, victim advocate intern at 67th District Court

    Future plans: Work for a firm handling real estate and/or antitrust.

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    Dana Sobh

    Residence: Dearborn
    Education: BS, Wayne State University, a double major in political science and criminal justice
    Wayne Law class: 2023
    Law School activities/organizations:  Mock Trial, Muslim Law Student Association, Black Law Student Association, Women's Law Caucus, Criminal Law Society, Middle Eastern Student Association, Wayne Law Diversity Coalition, SBG
    Work experience: Legal Research Assist
    Future plans: Unknown