Margarete Tompkins is from Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2021 where she earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics. She spent her 1L summer as a judicial intern to the Hon. Sara L. Darrow of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. She also served as a research assistant to Professor Avishalom Tor. In her free time, Margarete enjoys listening to Taylor Swift, baking, and watching University of Kentucky basketball.