Emma Jay practices in the area of education law, which includes contract negotiations, special education litigation, and employment matters. She first joined Lewis Kappes as a law clerk in 2016. While a full-time law student, she also worked part-time for the Indiana State Board of Education and a family and education law firm.
Emma earned a B.A. from Butler University, where she graduated with majors in Political Science, International Studies, and Spanish. While at Butler, she volunteered with Indianapolis’s refugee and immigrant populations by teaching English as a new language classes and serving as an outreach coordinator.
In 2017, she earned her J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. During law school, Emma was a Deans Tutorial Society Fellow. As a DTS Fellow, she helped mentor and tutor first year law students in the areas of Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, and Criminal Law. She was also a member of the Phi Delta Phi honors society and a participant in moot court. She also participated in the Conservation Law Clinic, where she prepared documents in preparation of litigation in environmental law matters.