Law Review Members

 

Board Members

 

Editor-in-Chief

Katie L. Brochu

 About Katie: Katie is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2015.  Katie is the Editor-in-Chief of Florida Coastal Law Review, a Guardian ad Litem for five children, and the Teaching Assistant for a Persuasive Legal Writing course.  Katie is also the Senior Editor and an Executive Board Member for the Public Interest Research Bureau, which is a student-run organization that provides legal researching and drafting services to Florida legal aid attorneys representing low-income clients.  Katie is currently cofounding a nonprofit organization with her mother in Jacksonville, Florida known as “100 Women Who Care.” Katie is also a member of a Masters Swim Team at Bolles School, and a member of Florida Coastal’s Women’s Law Student Association and Family Law Society.  Katie is originally from Arundel, Maine and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine in Philosophy and Psychology with minors in Political Science and Social and Political Philosophy & Ethics.   Please feel free to contact Katie at C796997@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!


Managing Editor

Kevin M. Conner

Managing Editor role: Manages the coordination of the production of Law Review Journals for submission to the printer and publication. Maintain the financial records, including a budget, for Law Review, work with Florida Coastal School of Law's Financial Department to obtain financing for projects, supplies, socials, and publication. Serve as the primary contact with subscribers and potential subscribers to ensure subscriptions are up to date and paid for. Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to produce, publish, and distribute the Florida Coastal Law Review Journal. Order and maintain office supplies, organize and coordinate social events, deposit payments from subscribers, reimburse members for expenses, and plan the Annual Honors Reception. Organize and schedule general meetings and board meetings, including preparing the agenda. Keep personnel files and hours on each Staff Editor and Candidate for performance evaluations. Work with the Editor-in-Chief on disciplinary actions if needed. Perform day-to-day operations as needed. 

About Kevin: Kevin is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and a Candidate for a Masters in Business Administration at Jacksonville University; he is expected to graduate both in May 2015.  Kevin is the Managing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. He currently works as a Law Clerk for Creed & Gowdy, P.A. Kevin was a Teaching Assistant for Professor Melissa Coll for a Comprehensive Legal Methods course in Fall of 2013. Kevin graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration: Management. Please feel free to contact Kevin at Kevin.M.Conner@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!


Executive Editor

Kristen P. Courtney

Executive Editor role: The Executive Editor serves as the primary liaison between the author and the Editorial Board.  The Executive Editor also has the responsibility for and authority over all technical aspects of the editing process, participates in staff training, and facilitates all author correspondence and author review. 

About Kristen: Kristen is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2015. Kristen is currently an Executive Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review.  Additionally, Kristen is a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, Phi Delta Phi, and is working in the Family Law Clinic.  She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2002 with a B.S. in Zoology and minor in History.  She is proud to be a Veteran; she served ten years in the U.S. Navy as a Flight Officer.  Married for 10 years with four lovely children, two dogs, and two cats, Kristen values her family life.  Her husband’s Navy career brought them to Jacksonville in 2012, where she was finally able to fulfill her dream of attending law school.  Committed to balancing family, academics, and professional development, she is in the top 5% of her class.Please feel free to contact Kristen at C822827@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!


Executive Editor

Britney R. Horton

Executive Editor role:  The Executive Editor serves as the primary liaison between the author and the Editorial Board.  The Executive Editor also has the responsibility for and authority over all technical aspects of the editing process, participates in staff training, and facilitates all author correspondence and author review.

About Britney: Britney is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2015.  Britney is an Executive Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. She is the Vice President of External Teams of the Moot Court Honor Board. She is also a Student Ambassador and a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Britney graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences. Please feel free to contact Britney at C579826@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

 

Technical Editor

Anna Bichiashvili

Technical Editor role: Responsible for reviewing all Staff Editor/Candidate work that the Manuscript Editor consolidated and conduct a comprehensive edit of all Bluebooking/citations, as well as any other footnote element contained in each written work selected for publication.

About Anna: Anna is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2015.  Anna is the Technical Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. She is a member of the International Law Society and the Environmental Law Society. Anna is originally from Georgia (the country). She loves traveling and skiing and can speak four languages. She aspires to practice International Corporate Law. Anna has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Human Resource Management. During undergrad, Anna was also a member of SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). Please feel free to contact Anna at A.Bichiashvili@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Manuscript Editor 

Brianne Lewaine

 Manuscript Editor role: Responsible for conducting a comprehensive review of all grammar and formatting of each written work published in the Florida Coastal Law Review.

About Brianne: Brianne is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2015.  Brianne is the Manuscript Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. She is the Teaching Assistant for a Lawyering Process course. Originally from New Jersey, Brianne graduated from Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and International Studies. Please feel free to contact Brianne at Brianne.Lewaine@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!