Experience at Work
Cay joined the firm as a member of Capes Sokol’s 2021 Summer Associate class. She attends the Washington University School of Law and will graduate in May 2022. A 2019 David M. Becker Scholar, Cay received a Certificate of Excellence for oral advocacy in her legal writing class. Recently, she completed work as one of two student-editors of articles being finalized for publication by the law school’s faculty members.
During her 1L summer, Cay worked as a summer clerk for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, where she worked under the Hon. Stephen R. Bough, U.S. District Court Judge; the Hon. Lujana M. Counts, U.S. Magistrate Judge; and the Hon. Brian T. Fenimore, Chief Bankruptcy Judge. In addition, Cay was a legal intern at a Kansas City based law firm, where she prepared legal memoranda, petitions, and motions.
In the Community
In 2020, she performed public service work for the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing & Opportunity Counsel, where, during the height of the COVID-19 housing crisis, she helped tenants fight unlawful evictions and uninhabitable living conditions. This fall, she will continue her public service vocation by working in the WashULaw Civil Rights, Community Justice & Mediation Clinic, where she will focus on a variety of matters, including mediating housing disputes. She is a member of the Black Law Students Association, the Women’s Law Caucus, and the If/When/How Washington University School of Law chapter.
Prior to law school, Cay tutored for Teach English as a Second Language at Washington University. In addition, she was a volunteer counselor for the Green Center, a non-profit arts and environmental education organization dedicated to helping people connect with nature in the St. Louis region.