Aya Kassar is a Law Clerk at Asonye & Associates. She is a third-year law student at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. During law school, Aya completed a judicial externship at the Domestic Relations Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, an internship in prison civil rights litigation, and worked for UIC Law's International Human Rights Clinic. Aya placed as an octo-finalist at the Dean F. Herzog Moot Court Competition and aspires to become a litigator and advocate. Prior to attending law school, Aya received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Studies with a minor in English Language and Literature from Benedictine University in 2019. Aya is also a fluent speaker and writer in Arabic.