Kimberly L. Knox

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)
Collinsville, Illinois
Community Support Specialist

Why did you decide to earn your master’s with @WashULaw?

I want to make a difference in people’s lives. The master’s program allows me to explore other opportunities in the field of law that I would not have been able to without it.

How does this degree fit into your career plan?

This degree will hopefully allow me to gain employment either in a law office or to work with civil rights organizations.

How do online classes benefit your lifestyle?

These classes allow me to still work my full-time job and attend class. I truly enjoy the interactive component of the program.

Can you describe what it is like to participate in a law program in an online setting?

I can work with other students that are from all over the world.

What is your favorite class?

My favorite class that I have taken so far is Negotiation.

How do you see yourself making a difference with your degree?

I see myself being able to advocate for people more effectively. With this degree I hope to keep fighting for equal rights for all people around the world.