Jini Jasti

Associate Dean for Alumni Relations & External Affairs

E-mail: jini.jasti@wisc.edu
Telephone: 608-263-7906
Office: Room 2346, Law School

B.A. Smith College
J.D. University of Wisconsin Law School


Jini Jasti serves as the Associate Dean for Alumni Relations and External Affairs for the University of Wisconsin Law School and as the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Law Alumni Association (WLAA).

Jini Jasti oversees the External Affairs department,which manages all external communications, annual fundraising, stewardship, alumni relations, alumni events and major institutional events for the Law School. She works closely with the Dean, faculty and staff to foster closer connections and engagement between the school and its external audience and stakeholders.

As the Executive Director of Wisconsin Law Alumni Association, Jini Jasti oversees its financial matters and organizes the WLAA's board meetings and special events.

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Jini Jasti grew up in Northern Minnesota. In 2000, she graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in political science. She is a 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. While at the Law School , Jini Jasti co-founded the Wisconsin Asian Bar Association. She received both the Bruce Beilfuss Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Service to the Law School and the Ray and Ethel Brown Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Service to the Law School and the Community. Following Law School, Jini Jasti served as a clerk for the Honorable M. Joseph Donald of the Milwaukee Circuit Court. Jini Jasti then practiced law with Kasdorf Lewis & Swietlik in Milwaukee, concentrating in insurance defense and civil litigation.

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