Kirsten Yerger graduated from Fairfield University in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Politics and a minor in Environmental Studies. While at Fairfield, Kirsten interned with the Bridgeport Department of Public Facilities in the Office of Sustainability. She also received the 2014 Environmental Studies Student Research Award for her independent research project on municipal composting.
Upon entering law school, Kirsten decided to continue learning about sustainable development and the environment. Kirsten volunteered in the fall of 2014 at the Land Use Law Center, is a Vice Chair for the National Environmental Moot Court Competition (NELMCC), and is working with Professor John Nolon as his Research Assistant. Kirsten is now a rising 2L at Pace and is expected to graduate in 2017 with a J.D., Certificate in Environmental Law, and Concentration in Land Use Law and Real-Estate. After graduating Kirsten hopes to work for the government or with an environmental law firm.
Outside of school, Kirsten enjoys cooking, baking, hiking, and taking fitness classes.