Sanchita Mukherjee

Sanchita joined KRZ after graduating from the University of Maine School of Law with a Certificate in Environmental and Oceans Law with Distinction. Sanchita works primarily within KRZ’s personal injury and family law teams.

While in law school, Sanchita was a multi-year member of the Moot Court Team and served as an Articles Editor for the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal. For her work on the Moot Court Team, Sanchita won The Bryant-Moore Civil Rights Invitational held at Howard University and was a quarter-finalist at the Jeffrey G. Miller Environmental Law Invitational held at Pace University. Sanchita served as the Roger Putnam Public Interest Fellow at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where she specialized in the Protection from Abuse program, family law, and juvenile defense.  Sanchita was elected by her peers as the commencement speaker at her graduation from the University of Maine School of Law.  She also received the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award and was recognized by the University of Maine School of Law and the Maine Supreme Judicial court as a Katahdin Law Student Honoree for completing over 80 hours of pro bono service during law school.

Prior to law school, Sanchita graduated from the University of Florida in 2018 with a degree in Microbiology and Cell Sciences and a minor in Mass Communications. During college, she worked as an undergraduate intern for Judge Kristine Van Vorst in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Sanchita has a long-standing commitment to volunteering and public interest work. While in law school, she was a member of the Multi-Cultural Law Society and served as Chairwoman of the Maine Association of Public Interest Law. She externed at the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and interned at the Office of the Federal Defender for the State of Maine. Prior to law school, she provided over 2,500 hours of volunteer service between Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Dream Team at UF Health Shands Hospital, and Dance Marathon at the University of Florida.

Outside of work, Sanchita enjoys cooking, exploring the Midcoast and Downeast, reading good books, drinking good beer, dancing, and spending time outdoors. In addition to English, Sanchita is proficient in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, and French.