Ellen Zhang was born in Oregon. She attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Science, Technology, and Society, with an emphasis in Biology and Environmental Studies. While there, she served as Pi Beta Phi's Vice President of Philanthropy. After graduating, Ellen attended Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law in New York and earned a Juris Doctor and certificate of Environmental Law. There, she served as Co-Chairman of the Moot Court Honor Board and Assistant to the Director in the Oral Advocacy Program. She is also an Accredited Attorney with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans’benefits. Ellen also mentored first year law students while participating and coaching numerous award-winning teams. 


  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, 2011

  • Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club, 2011

  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Hamburger Chapter, 2011-2014

  • University of Puget Sound Alumni Council Admissions Committee, 2014

  • Lawyer's Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter, 2017

  • American Bar Association, 2017

  • Tennessee Bar Admission, 2017

  • United State Department of Veterans Affairs, Accreditation 2018


  • University of Puget Sound, 2007-2011; Bachelors of Arts in Science, Technology, and Society; Minor in Studio Art

  • James Cook University, Australia, 2006; Environmental Studies

  • Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law, 2014; Juris Doctor, Certificate in Environmental Law

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