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Henrik Strand

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Hometown: Anchorage, AK

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Russian, University of Washington; B.A., Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Areas of Legal Interest: Environmental Law, Oil & Gas, and Property Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Texas A&M Public Interest Fellowship; Dallas Bar Foundation James A. Baker Clerk; Resident Externship in Public Policy at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; Higginbotham Inn of Court

Law Review Position E-mail: eic-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: oceanman907@tamu.edu

lr_blackstock-tiffany-wTiffany L. Minks

MANAGING EDITOR

Hometown: Brazoria, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Management, Texas A&M University—Central Texas; M.B.A., Houston Baptist University

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Real Estate

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society; Mahon Inn of Court

Law Review Position E-mail: managing.editor-5@tamulawreview.org

Taylor CumminsTaylor Rae Cummins

EXECUTIVE EDITOR

Hometown: Midland, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Finance, Texas Tech University

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Real Estate

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Association; Energy Law Association; Phi Delta Phi; Women’s Law Student Association

Law Review Position E-mail: executive.editor-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: tcummins@tamu.edu

Madeline PricerMadeline M. Pricer

SYMPOSIA EDITOR

Hometown: Burleson, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Criminal Justice, Stephen F. Austin State University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Criminal Law Society, Treasurer; Public Interest Law Fellowship, Fellow; Innocence Clinic.

Law Review Position E-mail: symposia.editor-5@tamulawreview.org

Robert Matt ThompsonR. Matthew Thompson

ONLINE-CONTENT EDITOR

Hometown: Argyle, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology, University of North Texas

Areas of Legal Interest: Sports & Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Corporate, Criminal Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Academic Support Teaching Assistant; Sports & Entertainment Law Society; Intellectual Property Aggies; P.L.A.Y.

Law Review Position E-mail: online.editor-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: mattthompson2010@tamu.edu

Emma MartinEmma Christine Martin

SENIOR ARTICLES EDITOR

Hometown: Arlington, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal, Family, Immigration, Appellate

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Fellowship; Family Law Student Association; American Constitutional Society; Research Assistant

Law Review Position E-mail: senior.articles.editor-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: emmanyst41@tamu.edu

General Board

Aimee KlineAimee Elizabeth Kline

ARTICLES EDITOR

Hometown: Argyle, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology; B.A. in Political Science, Auburn University

Areas of Legal Interest: Business Law, Compliance

Other School Activities/Involvements: Phi Delta Phi, Vice President

Law Review Position E-mail: articles.editor.1-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: aek0018@tamu.edu

Megan ReedMegan Elizabeth Reed

ARTICLES EDITOR

Hometown: Magnolia, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Psychology, magna cum laude, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Litigation, Constitutional Issues in Criminal Law, Innocence Cases, RICO, Antitrust

Other School Activities/Involvements: Innocence Clinic; Research Assistant to Professor Randy Gordon on complex RICO and antitrust issues; Global Law Initiative: Land Use and Access to Justice, Ghana, Africa; Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of Court

Law Review Position E-mail: articles.editor.2-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: megan.reed31@tamu.edu

Elizabeth ShannonElizabeth A. Shannon

ARTICLES EDITOR

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Communications, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Wills & Estates

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Law Fellowship; Research Assistant for Dean Alkon; Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistant

Law Review Position E-mail: articles.editor.3-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: eshannon3@tamu.edu

Chad TaylorChad C​. Taylor

CITATIONS EDITOR

Hometown: McKinney, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Political Science, Texas A&M University.

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Oil & Gas, Water

Other School Activities/Involvements: Research Assistant; Trademarks Clinic; Sports & Entertainment Law Society

Law Review Position E-mail: citations.editor.1-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address:

Nicholas VailNicholas (Nick) James Vail

CITATIONS EDITOR

Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Finance, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: International Law, Corporate/Business Law

Law Review Position E-mail: citations.editor.2-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: nickvail@tamu.edu

Rebecca WardRebecca Ward Helterbrand

​CITATIONS EDITOR

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): Violin Performance and Music Business, University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Legal Interest: Intellectual Property

Other School Activities/Involvements: Moot Court Brief Writer; Research Assistant; Trademarks Clinic

Law Review Position E-mail: citations.editor.3-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: ward.rebecca.c@tamu.edu

Stephanie AssiStephanie F. Assi

NOTES & COMMENTS EDITOR

Hometown: El Paso, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, Arizona State University

Areas of Legal Interest: Litigation, Sports Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Sports & Entertainment Law Society, President; Research Assistant; Legal Writing Teaching Assistant; Moot Court; Trademarks Clinic; Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court

Law Review Position E-mail: nce.1-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address: stephanieassi@tamu.edu

Callie DodsonCallie Cole Dodson

NOTES & COMMENTS EDITOR

Hometown: Wylie, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology, University of North Texas

Areas of Legal Interest: Family Law, Public Interest Law, and Civil Rights Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Phi Delta Phi; Family Law & Benefits Clinic

Law Review Position E-mail: nce.2-5@tamulawreview.org

Taylor WoodTaylor Chanel Wood

NOTES & COMMENTS EDITOR

Hometown: The Colony, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology and Government, University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Legal Interest: Real Estate, Business Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Law Fellowship; Sports & Entertainment Law Society, Marketing Director; Land Use and Access to Justice in Ghana, Africa, Participant; Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court; Black Law Student Association, Secretary

Law Review Position E-mail: nce.3-5@tamulawreview.org

Personal Email Address:

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Allen Said Al-Haj

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Communication Studies—Political Communication; B.A. in Government, University of Texas

Areas of Legal Interest: Business Litigation, Antitrust, and Employment Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Law School Diversity Council, Student Council Member; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Washington D.C. Residency Externship Program, Spring 2018

Taylor Allan

Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Mathematics, Louisiana State University

Areas of Legal Interest: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Women's Rights

Other School Activities/Involvements: Student Bar Association, 2L Class Representative; American Constitutional Society, Vice President, Women’s Law Student Association, Secretary; P.L.A.Y., Secretary; Honor Council

Email Address: tallan1@tamu.edu

Jarrod Azopardi

Hometown: Wimberley, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate Law, Securities, Commercial Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society; Energy Law Association

Email Address: jmazopardi@tamu.edu

Cash Barker

Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University

Areas of Legal Interest: Agricultural Law, Oil & Gas Law, Construction Law, and Business Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Professional Identity Teaching Assistant; Energy Law Association, Treasurer; Business Law Society

Email Address: cash1993@tamu.edu

Dakota Brewer

Hometown: Wills Point, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Corporate Communications, University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Legal Interest: School Law, Labor & Employment, and General Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: P.L.A.Y., Treasurer; Teaching Assistant

Email Address: Dakota.Brewer@tamu.edu

Gregory Butz

Hometown: Flower Mound, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.M. in Music Business, Oklahoma City University

Areas of Legal Interest: Business Law, Banking Regulation, and Commercial Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Law Fellowship; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Academic Support Graduate Teaching Assistant; Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court

Email Address: gregorybtx@tamu.edu

Lynda Hercules Charleson

Hometown: Plano, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Business Marketing, University of North Texas

Areas of Legal Interest: Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Moot Court

Email Address: lcharleson@tamu.edu

Megan Cloud

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Psychology, Barnard College, Columbia University

Areas of Legal Interest: Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy, Labor & Employment

Other School Activities/Involvements: Student Ambassador; ADR Competition Team; Research Assistant for Professor Pham

Email Address: megancloud@tamu.edu

Patrick Dean

Hometown: Irving, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Biochemistry, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Litigation, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Real Estate

Other School Activities/Involvements: Energy Law Society, President; Academic Support Teaching Assistant

Email Address: Patrick.Dean@tamu.edu

Taylor Faught

Hometown: Round Rock, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Corporate Communications, Business Foundation, University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Legal Interest: Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Development & Construction, Energy, Wills & Estates

Other School Activities/Involvements: LARW Teaching Assistant; Academic Support Teaching Assistant; Phi Delta Phi

Email Address: tfaught@tamu.edu

Zachary Ford

Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Political Science, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Moot Court; LARW Teaching Assistant; Research Assistant for Professor Ayres; Toastmasters, Vice President of Media Relations

Email Address: zachford718@tamu.edu

Ashley Graves

Hometown: Grapevine, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in English, Texas A&M University; M.Ed., Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Public Policy, International Law, Environmental Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Law Fellow

Email Address: ashgraves211@tamu.edu

Samantha Henson

Hometown: Plano, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Communication, Abilene Christian University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Law, Education Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Moot Court; Academic Support Teaching Assistant; Phi Delta Phi–Elliott Inn; Research Assistant to Andrew Morris; Global Law Initiative: Land Use and Access to Justice, Ghana, Africa

Email Address: sehenson@tamu.edu

Jessica Nation Holtman

Hometown: Paris, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Modern Language, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Family Law, Civil Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Student Ambassador; ADR Competition Team; Family Law Student Organization

Email Address: jessicanation@tamu.edu

Isabelle Hutchinson

Hometown: Sherman, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Management, University of Arkansas

Areas of Legal Interest: Labor & Employment

Other School Activities/Involvements: Immigration Clinic; Global Programs: Cambodia

Email Address: ihutchinson@tamu.edu

Jordan Kozlowski

Hometown: Beaumont, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Management, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Prosecution

Other School Activities/Involvements: Mock Trial; LARW Teaching Assistant; Public Interest Law Fellow

Email Address: jrkozlowski@tamu.edu

Derek McKee

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Business Honors and Management, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Employment Law and Commercial Litigation

Other School Activities/Involvements: Research Assistant for Professor Michael Green in Workplace Law; Professional Identity Teaching Assistant; Employment and Labor Law Student Association, Professional Outreach Chair

Email Address: mckeederek03@tamu.edu

Bailey Michell

Hometown: Arlington, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in History, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal

Other School Activities/Involvements: Public Interest Law Fellowship; Academic Support Teaching Assistant; Research Assistant for Professor Sobol

Email Address: bnm411@tamu.edu

Daniel Moore

Hometown: Austin, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Political Science, St. Edward’s University

Areas of Legal Interest: Appellate Practice, Government Relations & Lobbying, and Civil Defense Litigation

Email Address: daniel.moore@tamu.edu

Morgan Parker

Hometown: Waco, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Animal Science: Production, Texas Tech University

Areas of Legal Interest: Civil Litigation, Business Law, and Agricultural Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Academic Support Teaching Assistant; The Global Law Program

Email Address: mpark4991@tamu.edu

Traci Phipps

Hometown: Lamesa, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Business Administration, Wayland Baptist University; M.S. in Accounting and Information Systems, The University of Texas at Dallas; CPA

Areas of Legal Interest: Healthcare, Business Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Phi Delta Phi, Treasurer; Diversity Council 

Email Address: traciphipps@tamu.edu

Elizabeth Ramey

Hometown: Forth Worth, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Environmental Geoscience, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Energy Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Research Assistant for Professor Byrnes; Federal Taxation of Oil and Gas Transactions, Managing Editor

Email Address: Eramey@tamu.edu

Gabriela Richardson

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Real Estate Law, Family Law, Business Law

Email Address: g.marie@tamu.edu

Nicole Rieken

Hometown: Ava, MO

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Business Administration, University of Missouri

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Real Estate

Other School Activities/Involvements: LARW Teaching Assistant

Email Address: nrieken@tamu.edu

Melissa A. Rust

Hometown: Hico, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Chemistry, Tarleton State University, B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science, Tarleton State University

Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Academic Support Teaching Assistant; Moot Court


Michael Scott Sankey

Hometown: Austin, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Finance, St. Edwards University; M.B.A. with a Concentration in Management, Sam Houston State University

Areas of Legal Interest: Business & Civil Litigation

Email Address: msankey@tamu.edu

Chandler Schmitz

Hometown: Dalhart, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in General Theology, The King's University

Areas of Legal Interest: Energy Law, Business Law, General Counsel (in-house roles), Real Estate and Property Development Law

Email Address: chandler.schmitz@tamu.edu

Lauren Shaw

Hometown: Spring, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Communication, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Family Law, Personal Injury, and Criminal Prosecution

Other School Activities/Involvements: Student Bar Association, Jr. ABA Representative; Phi Delta Phi—Elliott Inn


Jason Sheffield

Hometown: Texas City, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.B.A. in Finance, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Real Property and Natural Resources, Labor and Employment, Immigration, Energy, and Environmental Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society; Energy Law Association; Mock Trial

Email Address: jsheff12@tamu.edu

Katie Stallcup

Hometown: Bowie, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. in Communication Studies, Texas Tech University

Areas of Legal Interest: Public International Law, Corporate Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society, Secretary; Collin County Young Lawyers Association, Student Liaison; Women's Law Student Association

Email Address: adriastallcup@tamu.edu

McClane Thompson

Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.A. Communications, Texas A&M University

Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Labor and Employment, Real Estate, and International Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society, President


Kristen N. Whittaker

Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

Undergraduate/Graduate Degree(s): B.S. in Business Management, University of Utah

Areas of Legal Interest: Real Estate, Business Law

Other School Activities/Involvements: Business Law Society; Women’s Law Student Association

Email Address: kwhitt16@tamu.edu
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