Lori Kepner

Senior Counsel

Lori joined the Center in 2024. Prior to joining CLS, Lori served for eighteen years with the ministry of Cru, as both in-house counsel on a national level with Cru’s General Counsel’s Office and as a campus minister, working with student chapters on several different college campuses in California and Arizona. Lori gave particular attention to constitutional issues for Cru, regularly addressing religious freedom, free speech, and campus access issues impacting the ministry. Lori earned her B.A. with majors in English and Spanish literature from the University of California, Irvine, and her J.D. from Berkeley Law at University of California, Berkeley. She clerked for Judge Roger L. Wollman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit from 2003-2005. Lori lives in Davis, California, with her husband, her five children, and their dog.

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