Who’s Blogging for Us
Andrea D. Lyon - View Andrea’s Posts
Professor Andrea D. Lyon is a Clinical Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law, and the Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Director of the Center for Justice in Capital Cases. Professor Lyon graduated from Rutgers University, and from the Antioch School of Law.
Ana Ramirez - View Ana’s Posts
Ana Rosa Ramirez is an attorney in South Florida and has been working for Kaplan PMBR since 2008.
Anna Phillips - View Anna’s Posts
Anna Phillips is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of San Diego School of Law. She now clerks in the Eastern District of Texas.
Ari Gottieb - View Ari’s Posts
Ari Gottlieb is an Associate Regional Director for Kaplan PMBR and a 2009 graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston.
Cally Younger - View Cally’s Posts
Cally is in her second year of law school at the University of Idaho College of Law and the senior Bluebook Editor for our Critical Legal Studies Journal, the crit.
Chelsea L. Brown - View Chelsea’s Posts
Chelsea is a 3L at Ohio Northern University. She is an alumna of Marshall University and plans to return to her home state of West Virginia to practice law after graduation.
Christine Young - View Christine’s Posts
A Florida transplant originally from Ohio, Christine worked in the restaurant business for 11 years before going back to school and graduating from the FIU College of Law in 2010.
Corinne Simon - View Corinne’s Posts
Corinne Simon attended the University of Florida where she received a B.S. in Public Relations, 2000, and J.D., 2007. Prior to joining Kaplan PMBR, Corinne worked as a litigation attorney for Holland & Knight, and as a media relations expert for a boutique crisis communications firm in DC. She is licensed in Florida.
David Israel - View David’s Posts
David Israel is currently a joint JD/MBA student at the University of San Diego.
Daniel Lukasik - View Daniel’s Posts
Daniel is a graduate of Buffalo State College and a 1988 graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law. He has litigated cases throughout the country and is listed in the 2010 publication, The Best Lawyers in America. He is the creator of the national website and blog Lawyerswithdepression.com and its companion blog which was created in 2007 to help law students, lawyers and judges who suffer from depression.
Derek Roberti - View Derek’s Posts
Derek has a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. He is the author of Should I Go to Law School? The $100,000 Gamble and advises prospective law students through his website at http://thelawschooldecision.com. In law school, Derek participated in pioneering courses on E-Commerce, Software Licensing and Intellectual property and remains active in the technology field. He currently lives in San Francisco, California.
Elizabeth Arwood - View Elizabeth’s Posts
Elizabeth Arwood earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law. She also holds an M.B.A., with Beta Gamma Sigma honors. Elizabeth is the co-author of several published business articles, and authors her own blog on business theory. Elizabeth is licensed to practice law in Oregon.
Gomiluk Otokwala - View Gomiluk’s Posts
Gomiluk graduated from Harvard Law School with the master of laws (LLM) degree. Prior to Harvard, he (had) obtained the bachelor of laws (LLB) degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Nigeria and worked as an associate for a major law firm in Lagos. He is currently a New York attorney, and works for a law firm in Washington, DC.
Ian Graham - View Ian’s Posts
Ian Graham is a lawyer and law professor living in Los Angeles, and is the author of the book Unbillable Hours. After graduating from Rice University in 1997 and the University of Texas Law School in 2001, he joined the law firm of Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles where he worked as an associate from 2001 to 2006.
J. Richard Lindsay - View Jaye’s Posts
Jaye is a third-year student at Southern Illinois University School of Law. He served in the Army’s 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan and Africa, and before attending law school, his employment included two years as a professional truck driver and several years of logistics supervision, marketing, and management in the graphic arts industry.
Jack Whittington - View Jack’s Posts
Native Texan and sports enthusiast Jack is a 3L law student studying at the University of Tulsa, College of Law. Jack received his Bachelor of Arts from Texas Tech University in Political Science and History in 2008.
Jason M. Tenenbaum - View Jason’s Posts
Jason Tenenbaum is a second year student at the Hofstra University School of Law where he is a staff member of both the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal and the Moot Court Board. Jason is interested in the intersection of the law, technology, and the workplace. He graduated from Muhlenberg College in 2009, where he studied psychology.
Jessica Silverstein- View Jessica’s Posts
As Principal of Attorney’s Counsel she counsels attorneys regarding their job prospects and how their interview skills, resumes, and social media profiles can be used as effective tools to reach their career goals. As a legal recruiter and career counselor, Jessica Silverstein reviewed and revised countless resumes in addition to interviewing attorneys at every level of their career. She has lectured on topics including the current economy and its effect on attorneys as well as alternative legal careers and how to best market oneself for a job search. She is Chair of the Law Student Perspectives Committee at the New York City Bar Association.
Jonathan Bell - View Jonathan’s Posts
Jonathan is the founding Editor-In-Chief of Beyond Hearsay, and currently serves as the Social Media Manager for Kaplan PMBR. A reformed attorney, Jonathan spent a year practicing law in his hometown Chicago before moving out west.
Kyle McEntee and Patrick Lynch - View Kyle and Patrick’s Posts
Kyle McEntee is Executive Director of Law School Transparency. He is a 3L at Vanderbilt University Law School and holds a BA in philosophy from UNC-Chapel Hill. Patrick Lynch is the Policy Director for Law School Transparency. He is a 2010 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and holds a BA in literature and economics from Fairfield University.
Lené Alley DeRudder - Lené’s Posts
Lené is a founding member of Cannon Alley DeRudder, PLLC, a firm that assists owners and operators of emerging and growing businesses. Prior to law school, Lené worked for a political media and communications firm and assisted on U.S. Congressional and Gubernatorial campaigns, such as the campaigns of Senator Richard Shelby, former Senator Lauch Faircloth, Congressman Jerry Moran, Congresswoman Kay Granger, and then-Congressman Tom Coburn.
Marguerite Lanaux - Marguerite’s Posts
Marguerite attended Howard University where she received a BA in Communications, 2002 and JD in 2005. Originally from NY, Marguerite is licensed in IL and currently lives in Washington DC. She works for Kaplan PMBR.
Megan Lieber - Megan’s Posts
Megan Lieber is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and Gonzaga University School of Law. She is currently an associate at a small firm in San Diego.
Oladiran Ajayi - Oladiran’s Posts
Diran is an attorney from Lagos, Nigeria. He obtained his first degree in law from the University of Lagos. He also has degrees from CEPMLP, University of Dundee, Scotland and American University, Washington, DC.
Patrick Wilson - Patrick’s Posts
Patrick received his JD from Cornell Law School and BS from Georgia Tech. He will serve as a clerk on the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit next year before returning to work for a law firm in New York.
Sarah Seville - Sarah’s Posts
Sarah is a second year student at Pace University School of Law. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Tech in 2009.
Sherlin Tung - Sherlin’s Posts
Sherlin is an attorney licensed in California and New York (pending approval) with a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in International Commercial Arbitration.
Steven Sedberry - Steven’s Posts
Steve received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University Law School and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to law school, Steve was the Chief Operating Officer of a large industrial manufacturing company. He had also served as the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing prior to the company’s successful initial public offering. His website is www.lawschoollabyrinth.com.
T. Greg Doucette - Greg’s Posts
A computer scientist turned law student, T. Greg Doucette is a 3L at the North Carolina Central University School of Law and publisher of the law student blog law:/dev/null (http://www.lawdevnull.com/). Greg graduated from N.C. State University in 2009, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science with minors in economics and political science.
T. Leigh Hearn - Leigh’s Posts
T. Leigh Hearn attended Auburn University and graduated from Cumberland School of Law. She is licensed in both Alabama and Tennessee. She is a featured Academic Support speaker throughout the south on 1L Exam Skills, taught bar exam essay writing at Vanderbilt University Law School and as a private instructor, and taught MBE bar review courses for ten years. She currently works for Kaplan PMBR.
Taylor Black - Taylor’s Posts
Taylor is currently a 2L at Boston College Law School. Originally from Seattle, he attended Gonzaga University where he majored in philosophy and classics.
Thadeus Suzenski - Thadeus’ Posts
Thadeus Suzenski attended the University of Utah with a double major in Marketing and Management and the Widener University School of Law for his JD. He is the creator of PhillyPhoodie.com and a competitive runner and cyclist. After taking the July 2011 NJ and PA bar, he is starting an accelerated MBA program.
Ufuoma Barbara Akpotaire - Ufuoma’s Posts
Ufuoma received her first degree in law from the University of Nigeria (LL.B. Honors) and graduated top of her class in 2004. She was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2005 as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She had previously interned at the law firm of Messrs Babalakin & Co as part of the Nigerian Law School internship program where she primarily conducted research on various aspects of Nigerian and International law. Upon graduation from the Nigerian law school, she joined the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode as an Associate, one of the largest integrated full service law firms in Nigeria.