Law Review Members

 

      

 


Board Members

Editor-in-Chief

Robert Culpepper 

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Rob

Editor-in-Chief Role: Manages the entire operations of Law Review.  Responsible for the preparation of each Law Review journal.  Conducts the final review of each journal edition before sending the journal to the publisher.  Serves as the primary contact with the publisher.  Reviews the publisher’s “blue-line” proofs before the final printing of each edition.  Oversees the publication process and time frame for publication.  Acts as the primary liaison between administration, faculty, faculty advisors, and third parties.  Composes and communicates the announcements with the student body and administration regarding member achievements, journal publication, new Editorial Board members, new Staff Editors, and new Candidates.  Shapes the editorial policy of Law Review within the bounds of intellectual responsibility.  Distributes all assignments and deadlines.  Allocates duties to each Editorial Board member, Staff Editor, and Candidate as she sees fit. Calls, presides over, and organizes the meetings of the Editorial Board on a bi-weekly basis and the General Member Meetings on a monthly basis. Coordinates all Law Review activities.  Is responsible for enforcing the policies of the Law Review and executing disciplinary proceedings when needed.  Coordinates grade-on eligibility with the Faculty Advisors and the Registrar’s office.  Notifies students of selection as Candidates and Staff Editors.  Attends the National Conference of Law Reviews each spring.

About Rob: Rob is the Editor-in-Chief of Florida Coastal Law Review.  Rob is currently a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Rob has also worked at Pajcic & Pajcic, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, and as an intern for The Honorable Waddell A. Wallace, III, a state circuit court judge. Rob also serves as a Managing Editor for the Public Interest Research Bureau. He is a member of Phi Delta Phi, Georgia Bar Takers Association, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Club. Prior to law school, Rob taught and coached at North Gwinnett High School and Collins Hill High School in Gwinnett County, Georgia.  Rob taught financial literacy, sports marketing, video and film, beginning programming, web design, and other computer courses.  He coached baseball and softball, including a state champion softball team.  Prior to teaching, he sold networking equipment and IT solutions to businesses. Rob graduated cum laude, with Honors, from The University of Georgia with a B.B.A. in Marketing and earned a New Media Certificate.  Rob also has a M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology from Walden University.  Rob and his wife Laura live in Jacksonville Beach with their dog, Beyla 

Managing Editor

Cindy Walls

Cindy

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 Cindy: Cindy is a Candidate for Juris Doctor; she is expected to graduate in May 2016.  Cindy is the Managing Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review.  Prior to law school, Cindy held the company executive title of Division President for LENNAR Corporation, a top homebuilding company publicly traded on the NYSE.  Her previous career experience consists of land acquisition, Real Estate development, and homebuilding.  Recently, Cindy worked in the ACLI Caribbean Law Clinic at Florida Coastal where she researched and wrote about comparative laws regarding various legal issues concerning the Cayman Islands.  Cindy along with other law students from the U.S., Bahamas, and Cayman Islands presented oral arguments and Memorandums of Law relative to the legal issues to the Honorable Attorney General of the Cayman Islands.  Cindy’s areas of interests include contract and property law, particularly in the Oil and Gas industry.  Cindy attended the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL where she studied Political Science.  She graduated from the American Public University in Charlestown, WV earning a Bachelor Degree in Political Science with Honors.  Cindy is a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and the Hispanic National Bar Association.  Please feel free to contact Cindy at c642663@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Executive Editor

Cassandra Klusmeyer

Cassie

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 Cassandra: Cassie is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2016.  Cassie is an Executive Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. She is a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society, and has worked as a law clerk for Wounded Warrior Project, Inc. and Fidelity National Title Group.  Cassie is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Criminology, with a minor in History.  Please feel free to contact Cassie at C166482@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Executive Editor

Dara Vick

Dara

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 Dara: Dara is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2016.  Dara is currently an Executive Editor of the Florida Coastal Law Review.  Additionally, Dara is a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, Phi Delta Phi, the Student Bar Association, and a Student Ambassador.  She graduated cum lauda from Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee with a Bachelors of Arts in International Studies and a minor in Political Science.  Please feel free to contact Dara at Dara.Vick@law.fcsl.edu with any questions.

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Technical Editor

Evy Eschbacher

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.

Evy is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and a Candidate for a Masters in Business Administration at Jacksonville University; she is expected to graduate with both in May 2016.  Evy is the Technical Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review.  She is a member of Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Honor's Society, as well as a Teaching Assistant for Research and Objective Legal Writing.  Originally, from St. Louis, Missouri, Evy graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S. in both Criminology and Sociology.  She loves animals, science, and traveling.  Please feel free to contact Evy at E.Eschbacher@law.fcsl.edu. 

Manuscript Editor

Julie Miller

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 Julie: Julie is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2016.  Julie is currently the Manuscript Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review. She is also the Secretary of the National Lawyers Guild, a Member of Criminal Law Society and a Member of the American Bar Association.  Julie graduated from the University of Central Florida in May 2011 with a B.S. in Psychology and a Legal Studies minor.  When she is not busy reading, editing, or working, Julie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Derek and her 4lb Pomeranian, Chia.  Julie has lived in the Sunshine State since 2002, however, Rochester, NY, will always be “home”.  Please feel free to contact Julie at Julie.Miller@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Research & Writing Editor 

 Victor Nazario III

Research & Writing Editor role: Ensure that all articles are well-researched by verifying that sources adequately support the author's assertions; check quotations and pincites for accuracy; review hardcite binders; assist staff editors and candidates with finding new sources when needed. 

About VictorVictor is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2016.  He joined the Florida Coastal Law Review in the Fall semester of 2014 and became a Research & Writing Editor in the Spring of 2015.  In addition to Law Review, he is the Internal Vice President for Secretarial Affairs with the Federalist Society at Florida Coastal School of Law. Currently, he works as an Judicial Intern and Assistant Law Clerk for The Honorable Judge Joel B. Toomey, a U.S. Magistrate Judge, at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Originally from New Jersey, Victor graduated from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey with a B.A. in the Interdisciplinary of History and Political Science with minors in Legal Studies and Information Technology. While at Monmouth University, Victor was the Vice President of Theta Xi Fraternity as well as an integral campus leader within the Greek community.  Please feel free to contact Victor at Victor.M.Nazario.III@fcsl.edu

Research & Writing Editor 

 Daniel Rosenheim

Daniel

Research & Writing Editor role: Ensure that all articles are well-researched by verifying that sources adequately support the author's assertions; check quotations and pincites for accuracy; review hardcite binders; assist staff editors and candidates with finding new sources when needed.

About Daniel:Daniel is a third-year student at Florida Coastal School of Law, and expects to graduate with his Juris Doctor in May 2016. He joined the Florida Coastal Law Review in Fall semester of 2014 and became a Research & Writing Editor in Spring semester of 2015. He is currently a Constitutional Law Research Assistant.  Originally from Destin, Florida, Daniel graduated summa cum laude from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Please feel free to contact Daniel at Daniel.Rosenheim@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

 Senior Articles Editor

Ariel Spires

Senior Articles Editor Role: Consolidates the work of the Staff Editors and Candidates for each Article and thoroughly checks the accuracy of cites and technical correctness.

About Ariel: Ariel is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and anticipates graduating in May 2016.  She joined the Florida Coastal Law Review in the Fall semester of 2014 and became the Senior Articles Editor in the Spring of 2015.  Ariel currently works at Wounded Warrior Project, Inc., serves as a Teaching Assistant for an Objective Legal Writing course, and participates in Public Interest Research Bureau as a Managing Editor.  Additionally, she is a member of Phi Delta Phi.  Ariel came to Florida Coastal from Charleston, South Carolina, where she graduated summa cum laude from Charleston Southern University.  She graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice while working full time in retail management.  Please feel free to contact Ariel at Ariel.Spires@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Production Editor

 

Courtney Gaver

Production Editor role: Courtney Gaver serves as the Production Editor on Florida Coastal Law Review.  Her duties include assisting the Technical and Manuscript Editors in reviewing all Bluebooking, citations, grammar, and general formatting of every article.

About Courtney: Courtney anticipates receiving her Juris Doctor in December 2015.  Before law school, Courtney worked as a multimedia producer in local television news.  She received her journalism degree from Flagler College.  When she isn’t studying, reading, or editing, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband, Austin, and dog, Halo. Please feel free to contact Courtney at c.gaver@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

 

Notes and Comments Editor 

Tiffany Korte

Tiff

Notes and Comments Editor role:  Review and select internal submissions of Candidate notes and staff articles for potential publication;  develop and manage the Law Review write-on competition each semester; work with the Communication Editor to advertise the write-on competition each semester; responsible for conducting training workshops for potential participants in the write-on competition and responsible for all aspects of the application process; oversee a selection committee that anonymously selects the write-on submissions that meet Law Review's standards; maintain and update as necessary the competition information packet distributed to prospective members during the write-on competition; work with Editor-in-Chief and Faculty Advisors in topic selection for required staff article submissions; keep track of Candidate notes and staff article deadlines for members and answer questions of members concerning their papers; communicate with Technical, Research and Writing, and Manuscript Editors concerning of editing of Law Review member papers; and conduct Candidate note and staff article training workshops.

About Tiffany: Tiffany Korte is the Notes & Comments Editor for Law Review. Tiffany received her Business Administration degree in Marketing & Logistics from the University of North Florida, and worked for YRC Freight before pursuing her legal degree. During that time, Tiffany also competed professionally in Ballroom dancing, and taught dance for several years. At Florida Coastal, Tiffany is the Vice President of External Teams of the #1 Nationally-ranked Moot Court Honor Board, and was a Finalist in the school's internal competition, and is a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society. Tiffany was a law clerk at Dawson-Orr during her 2L year, and was a judicial intern at the Florida Supreme Court over the summer of 2015. Please feel free to contact Tiffany at C692367@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!

Submissions & Symposium Editor

Maria Brailsford

Maria

Submissions & Symposium Editor role: Review and select professional articles for journal publication.  Manage contract relationships with selected authors.  Engage in outreach and networking to increase article submission.  Plan and organize spring submission, including selecting theme, soliciting speakers and authors, and marketing event.

About Maria: Maria is a Candidate for Juris Doctor, with expected graduation date of May 2016.  Maria is also a Candidate for Master in Public Policy at Jacksonville University and is expected to graduate in May 2017.  She is the Submissions and Symposium Editor of Florida Coastal Law Review, and is a member of the Moot Court Honor Board and Phi Delta Phi.  In addition, she is a Managing Editor for the Public Interest Research Bureau.  Maria graduated from University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  Please feel free to contact Maria at Maria.F.Brailsford@law.fcsl.edu with any questions.

Communications Editor 

Kelsey Amsdell

Me

Communications Editor role:  External/Internal Affairs. Handle communications with the Dean’s Office and other Florida Coastal School of Law information channels in conjunction with the Editor-in-Chief; maintain the Law Review display case and website; handle all aspects of Law Review’s outward appearance, including but not limited to arranging all Law Review group photos used for marketing purposes. Serve as the Law Review representative at Florida Coastal School of Law events including, but not limited to, the following: prospective student events, organizational fairs, new-student orientation, and any other events as required by the Editor-in-Chief. Keep minutes for all general member meetings and board meetings; maintain and amends the Bylaws; work with the Notes and Comments Editor to coordinate the write-on competition advertisements, class visits, training workshops, and any other marketing required to ensure the solicitation of Law Review applicants. Also send out Law Review Journals for marketing purposes. 

About Kelsey:  Kelsey is a Candidate for Juris Doctor and is expected to graduate in May 2016. She is the 2015-2016 Communications Editor of the Florida Coastal Law Review. Kelsey is the President of the #1 nationally ranked Moot Court Honor Board. She is student ambassador and the Head Representative for the Coastal Enhanced Bar Passage Program. Kelsey served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger, senior district court judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She also worked as a law clerk for Zisser, Brown, Nowlis, & Cabrey. Currently, she is clerking for Alexander, DeGance & Barnett P.A. Originally from Oil City, Pennsylvania, Kelsey graduated summa cum lade from West Virginia University with a B.A. in Public Relations. Please feel free to contact her at kelsey.amsdell@law.fcsl.edu with any questions!