Collette Adkins ’05
Adjunct: Moot Court
Collette Adkins is the Carnivore Conservation Director and a Senior Attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity. She works in the Endangered Species Program, where she focuses on combating exploitation and cruel treatment of rare wildlife. She received her law degree from the University of Minnesota, where she also earned a master’s degree in wildlife conservation. Before joining the Center, Adkins was in private practice, where her pro bono work focused on preservation of endangered species and their habitats. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John R. Tunheim in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.