Contributors

August Mustillo
About August Mustillo (5 Articles)
August Mustillo is a third-year law student at the Campbell University School of Law and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Campbell Law Observer. August is from Denver, Colorado, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, majoring in Law with minors in Business and Classics. His interests include intellectual property law, cultural property law, and he hopes to one day compete on Jeopardy!
Carly Amendola
About Carly Amendola (2 Articles)
Carly Amendola is a third-year law student at Campbell University and serves as an Associate Editor and Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Carly grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science in 2019. At Campbell, Carly is involved with the Moot Court team and the Death Row Visitation Project. Carly has completed externships at the Court of Appeals and Federal Public Defender’s Office during law school. After graduation, Carly will complete a one-year judicial clerkship with Judge Allegra Collins at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Carly has a strong passion for social justice and is ultimately interested in pursuing a career in criminal law.
David Fowler
About David Fowler (1 Articles)
David is a second-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and is a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Born and raised in Durham, NC, David shipped off to Boston after high school to receive a degree in International Relations from Tufts University. Following stints at a youth sports non-profit and a fiber-optic internet startup in Boston and New York respectively, David moved back to North Carolina in 2019. When he’s not annoying his wife with arcane soccer and beer brewing facts, he enjoys hiking, cooking, exploring local craft breweries, and generally hanging out with his dog, Porter. David’s professional interests include intellectual property and patent law, among many others.
Eliza Darden
About Eliza Darden (1 Articles)
Eliza Darden Smith is a third-year law student at Campbell University and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Eliza Darden grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, and graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor’s degree in both Political Science and Criminology. Eliza Darden’s professional interests include appellate and general litigation. She enjoys spending her free time with family in Morehead City, reading, or hanging out with friends.
Joshua Waters
About Joshua Waters (0 Articles)
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Leanne McAbee
About Leanne McAbee (1 Articles)
LeAnne McAbee is a current 2L and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is from Wilkesboro, North Carolina, and attended undergrad at UNCG where she obtained a degree in Liberal Studies, with a concentration in Humanities. Her areas of interest include juvenile defense, education law, and property law.
Maison Bergeron
About Maison Bergeron (0 Articles)
Maison Bergeron is a second-year law student at Campbell University and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Maison grew up in Westfield, Massachusetts, and graduated from Westfield State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Political Science in 2020. At Campbell, Maison is involved with the Expunction project, and pro bono work with at-risk juveniles through the Restorative Justice Clinic. Maison has completed an internship at the Wake County Courthouse and currently works at a family law firm in Raleigh. She has an interest in family law and collaboration, and also enjoys topics that deal with the intersection between legal data and technology.
Mary Harris
About Mary Harris (3 Articles)
Mary is a third-year law student at Campbell Law. She currently serves as our Managing Editor and Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Fuquay Varina, NC, Mary is no stranger to Raleigh. In 2019, Mary graduated from North Carolina State University with dual degrees in History and Political Science. At Campbell, Mary serves as one of Campbell’s student ambassadors and is involved with the Sports and Entertainment Law Group, Expunction Pro Bono Project, and the Old Kivett Trial Advocacy Council. She has an interest in contract law and negotiations, and especially enjoys topics that deal with the intersection between law and sports.
Miranda Cromley
About Miranda Cromley (0 Articles)
Miranda Cromley is a second-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and serves as a staff writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Miranda attended Barton College in Wilson, NC, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Social Work. At Campbell, Miranda is involved with the Moot Court team, the Old Kivett Advocacy Council, and Women in Law. Miranda also works in the Communications and Marketing Office at Campbell Law, and as a research assistant for Harris & Hilton, PA.
Rachel Byrd
About Rachel Byrd (0 Articles)
Rachel Byrd is in her second year of law school, and she is a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, Rachel went to UNC-Wilmington where she received her undergraduate degree, majoring in Criminology, and minoring in Business and Psychology. Her interests include criminal law, governmental law, and criminal procedure.
Rachel Pilkington
About Rachel Pilkington (1 Articles)
Rachel Pilkington is a third-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Rachel is a North Carolina native, being born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminal Justice, with a minor in History. During college, Rachel worked with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. It was during her time with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police that Rachel realized her passion for helping people understand and navigate the legal system. After college, Rachel joined Pilkington Law, PLLC as a legal assistant. During her time as a legal assistant, she gained the knowledge and experience that would propel her to apply to law school. During her first two years of law school, Rachel participated in Campbell Law’s Externship Program by receiving academic credit for her work on Pilkington Law, PLLC’s pro bono projects. During her third year of law school, Rachel is participating in the Gailor Family Law Litigation Clinic. Rachel has enjoyed the opportunities for education and legal experience that she has been blessed to receive while in law school at Campbell Law. Rachel’s practice areas of interest include family law, estate planning, and real estate.
Reid Peterson
About Reid Peterson (2 Articles)
Reid Peterson is a third-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. Reid is from Greenville, North Carolina, and graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in History. During his time at East Carolina, he worked as an intern with the constituent services office of Congressman Walter B. Jones and the law office of Irons & Irons, P.A. He worked as a summer associate at Colombo, Kitchin, Dunn, Ball & Porter, LLP, in Greenville, North Carolina for the past two summers. He also serves as a member of the Campbell Law Innocence Project. Reid’s professional interests include estate, corporate, and real estate litigation. He enjoys playing golf, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family.