Alexa (Lexi) Baltes is from St. Charles, Illinois. She graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2014, where she majored in English Literature and Political Science. While attending IWU, Lexi played for the National Champion Women’s Basketball team, serving as captain her junior and senior seasons. Lexi spent her 1L summer working as a research assistant to Professor Richard Garnett, and her 2L summer at Jones Day in Chicago. After graduation she will serve as a law clerk to Judge Raymond W. Gruender on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Lexi enjoys vintage movies, running, and ANY day spent at Wrigley Field.