Kalani is a Lancaster native returning to the region after graduating from the Drexel University Kline School of Law. While at Drexel, she served as an executive editor of Drexel Law Review and a member of the school’s Federal Litigation and Appeals Clinic. She augmented her course load with practical experiences as a summer intern for the U.S. Department of Justice and a regional law firm in New Jersey. The Philadelphia Bar Foundation awarded her with a scholarship when she was chosen as a Sheppard Fellow in the Commerce Court Program of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania during her third year of law school.
Kalani graduated with academic distinction in the top 15 percent of her law school class. She completed more than 100 pro bono hours during law school, earning a pro bono distinction at graduation. At graduation she also received the Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager P.C. Award in Trusts and Estates for outstanding achievement in coursework and experiential learning in that area.
Prior to law school, Kalani worked as an educator for two semesters in a Chester County school district. She also has 10 years of experience as a beach lifeguard in Ocean City, Md. When Kalani isn’t working, she enjoys reading, yoga and swimming.