We are pleased to introduce the Firm’s 1L Summer Associate Class for this year: Kade Moural, Olivia Stanek, Kara Stark, and Heidi Strigenz. Read more about these exceptional law students:
A law student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law and School of Accounting, Kade is working towards a Juris Doctor and Master of Professional Accounting joint degrees. He is currently a UNL Smith Academic Scholarship recipient. Kade has gained valuable experience working as an audit intern and tax intern in 2020 and 2021.
Kade graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in business administration. While attending UNL, Kade was a Beta Alpha Psi member and was on the UNL Independent Recreational Basketball championship team in 2019.
Olivia Stanek is currently attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law, where she is a member of Delta Theta Phi and a 1L Representative for the Women’s Law Caucus. Olivia brings a range of experience to her Summer Associate position, including working as a Lobbying Intern, Runner, Mediator for the Nebraska Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, and a Camp Counselor at the City of Omaha Parks and Recreation.
Olivia received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, majoring in Communications Studies with minors in English, Spanish, Law, and Business. During her time at UNL, Olivia was a Risk Manager and Administrative Vice President for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority and was the University Relations Chair for the Omicron Delta Kappa Senior Honor Society. She received the UNL Communications Studies Top Academic Undergraduate (2019-2021). Olivia is familiar with the halls of Fraser Stryker, having practiced for high school mock trials for two years under the direction of attorneys Mark Laughlin and Pat Cooper.
A law student at Creighton University School of Law, Kara Stark is a Law Ambassador, Creighton Scholars Program recipient, and in the top 10% of her class. She has gained valuable experience throughout her academic career, working as an Undergraduate Legal Intern for the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office and an Intern for the White House Management Office in Washington, D.C.
Kara graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, high distinction, from Concordia University, majoring in History and English. While at Concordia, she received the President’s Scholarship and was recognized as an Outstanding Student Award in History upon graduation. Kara was a three-year varsity volleyball starter, an NAIA Scholar-Athlete, and was on the Term Honors List for all eligible semesters.
Heidi Strigenz is currently attending Creighton University School of Law where she is a Creighton Scholars Program and Law Dean’s Academic Scholarship recipient and currently serves as a General Staff Member on Creighton Law Review.
Prior to law school, Heidi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from Creighton University, majoring in Political Science and Legal Studies. During her time at Creighton, Heidi received the Political Science Department Faculty Achievement Award, Dean’s List for all eligible semesters, and was on the Dean’s Fellow Program, and Pi Sigma Alpha: Political Science Honor Society. She was on the Creighton Mock Trial team where she was a Team Captain and All-Region Attorney.
About the Summer Associate Program
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.