University of Illinois at Chicago School of Law
Decalogue Society (Jewish Law Student Association)
2021-2022 Leadership
Alexis Mufarreh
Secretary Hometown: Suburbs of Chicago

Alexis graduated early and received her bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019. She majored in Psychology and double minored in English, Criminology, Law and Justice. Alexis is currently the Decalogue Society Secretary at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. As secretary she looks forward to embracing and sharing Jewish culture with everyone. Alexis is a second year law student with passions involving mental health, environmental and animal advocacy. She is a big believer in giving back and paying it forward.

Benjamin Usha
PresidentHometown: Chicago, IL
Ben is an advocate, visionary, and collaborator. Raised in a loving Russian-speaking home by his mother, grandmother, and grandfather, Ben is a first-generation Jewish-American who has lived most of his life on the South Side of Chicago. Ben received a BA in Community Psychology with a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems at DePaul University. Afterwards, Ben interned abroad in Israel at the Technion, studying human-environment interactions. Upon returning home, Ben started studying law at UIC John Marshall Law School with the intent to pursue a dual degree in urban planning. In the summer of his 2L year, Ben began working as a law clerk at Field and Goldberg, LLC, a real estate boutique law firm. After he graduates, Ben aims to become a lawyer and urban planning consultant, advocating for the environment.
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