Fraser Stryker Welcomes 2021 Class of 2L Summer Associates

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Fraser Stryker welcomes the 2L Summer Associate Class to the Firm: Chelsey Borchardt, Colin Kozol, and Emily O’Neal.


The Fraser Stryker Summer Associate program is designed to provide law students with exposure to diverse, substantive legal areas, as well as the individual practice styles of various attorneys. Fraser Stryker provides our Summer Associates with real-world experience, feedback, mentoring, and time devoted to community involvement.

Learn more about our 2021 Summer Associate Class of 2L students below:

Chelsey Borchardt

Chelsey Borchardt is currently a second-year law student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law and will graduate in May 2022. Chelsey is currently the Articles Editor for Volume 100 of the Nebraska Law Review. During the Spring of 2021, Chelsey worked as a law clerk for the ACLU of Nebraska, and was a semi-finalist, and received the Best Brief award in the Allen Moot Court competition. As she enters her upcoming 3L year, Chelsey will be on the National Moot Court Team.

Prior to attending the University of Nebraska’s College of Law in Lincoln, Chelsey graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Creative Writing. While at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Chelsey was the President of “The Crop”, a student-led writers’ workshop, a Resident Advisor at University Village, the President of the Residence Hall Council, and was a Dean’s List honoree.  Throughout college, Chelsey’s work experience was focused on human resources, including working as a Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator for Nebraska Methodist College where she was a member of both the NMC Council for Americans with Disabilities and the NMC Social Justice and Inclusion Council.

This is Chelsey’s second year as a Summer Associate at Fraser Stryker and we’re happy to have her return to the Firm as part of the 2021 Class.

Colin Kozol

Colin Kozol is currently attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law with a graduation date of May 2022. Currently a 2L student, Colin received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Contracts in 2020.

Prior to attending the University of Nebraska’s College of Law in Lincoln, Colin graduated from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN with a Bachelor of Arts double major in Hispanic Studies and Global Business Leadership.

While at Saint John’s University, Colin was on the Dean’s List and Business Honors Society. Colin took Spanish immersion classes and was an English teacher for the Valpo Surf Project while studying abroad in Chile in 2017. Colin also served as a Ministry Support Intern for Youthworks, helping to organize service trips to help the Blackfeet Native American community in Montana.

Emily O’Neal

Emily O’Neal is currently a second-year law student at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, TX, and will graduate in May 2022.  Emily is a member of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law and the Women’s Law Caucus. Emily has an active interest in advocating for those with special needs. She currently serves as Team Lead on the Texas Law INCLUDE Clinic and has experience as a Law Clerk for Disability Rights Texas.

Prior to attending the University of Texas School of Law, Emily graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Business and Communications. While there, Emily played on the NCAA soccer team and was a College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador. Emily was on the National Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Honors Societies, received The Tom Osborne Citizenship Team Award, and was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

This article has been prepared for general information purposes and (1) does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship, (2) is not intended as a solicitation, (3) is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice, and (4) is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney. Always seek professional counsel prior to taking action.

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