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Claire Scott
About Claire Scott (3 Articles)
Claire Scott is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Chesapeake, VA, Claire is a Campbell University alumi. After her 1L summer, she worked in the Harnett County NC District Attorney's Office as well as the District 11A Veteran Treatment Court. Her legal interests include estate planning and veteran law.
Cody Davis
About Cody Davis (2 Articles)
Cody Davis is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He is originally from Archdale, NC. He received his bachelor's degree from N.C. State, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Criminology and Philosophy. In addition to pursuing a Juris Doctorate at Campbell University School of Law, Cody is simultaneously working towards his Masters in Public Administration at NC State. He serves as a project coordinator for the Campbell Law Pro Bono Council and has worked as a research assistant for Professor Bobbi Jo Boyd.
Cydney Joyner
About Cydney Joyner (4 Articles)
Cydney Joyner is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from Winston-Salem, NC. She attended undergrad at Salem College, a women's college in Winston-Salem, where she studied Political Science, International Relations, and Religion. During the summer following her first year of law school, she worked at the Buncombe County District Attorney's Office in Asheville, NC. Her legal interests are criminal law, international law, and constitutional law. Cydney is active in Raleigh's Capitol Area Teen Court project as well as Campbell Law's Domestic Violence Advocacy project.
Lizzie Yelverton
About Lizzie Yelverton (3 Articles)
Lizzie Yelverton is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She grew up in the small farming town of Eureka, NC, before moving to Raleigh to attend North Carolina State University. In 2015, Lizzie graduated from NC State with a Bachelor of Arts in English. The summer following her first year, she worked as an intern for Senator Floyd B. McKissick, Jr. in the North Carolina General Assembly. Lizzie is a member of Women in Law, the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the Campbell Law Innocence Project.
Blake Drewry
About Blake Drewry (2 Articles)
Blake Drewry is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Courtland, Virginia, Blake received his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University where he majored in Political Science and Philosophy. His legal interests include sports and entertainment law, campaign finance, and agriculture. The summer after his 1L year, he worked for General Counsel at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
Johnny Hutchens, Senior Staff Writer
About Johnny Hutchens, Senior Staff Writer (17 Articles)
Johnny Hutchens is a third year law student and serves as a Senior Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He is originally from Charlotte and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. The summer following his first year, he interned as a research assistant for Professor Collins in the Legal Research and Writing department at Campbell.
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Jonathan Eure, Staff Writer
About Jonathan Eure, Staff Writer (10 Articles)
Jonathan Eure is a third-year law student and serves as a staff writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He lived in Morganton, in the foothills of North Carolina, before moving to Raleigh for law school. He earned BA’s in Political Science and History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 2014. The summer after his first year of law school, Jonathan worked as a legislative research intern with Representative Rob Bryan in the North Carolina General Assembly. Jonathan now interns with the Honorable Paul Newby at the North Carolina Supreme Court. Jonathan is the Secretary for the Campbell Public Interest Law Student Association (CPILSA).
Katie King
About Katie King (3 Articles)
Katie King is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Calabash, NC, Katie went to NC State where she studied History. Over her 1L summer, she interned at The Elder Law and Life Care Planning Center, where she focused on elder law. She also worked at the W. James Payne Law Firm, where she focused on criminal defense work. Katie's other legal interests include corporate law.
Meredith Ballard, Staff Writer
About Meredith Ballard, Staff Writer (13 Articles)
Meredith Ballard is a third-year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from New Bern, North Carolina and graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Mira Foundation’s guide dog program in Quebec, Canada. After her first year of law school, Meredith interned at Disability Rights North Carolina, a protection and advocacy organization tasked with providing legal representation to individuals with disabilities. During her second year of law school, Meredith’s moot court team became regional finalists in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition. During the summer of 2016 Meredith will be interning at the North Carolina Medical Board. Meredith is a member of the Campbell Public Interest Law Student Association and her interests are in health law, disability law, and employment discrimination law.
Tommy Harvey III
About Tommy Harvey III (4 Articles)
Tommy Harvey III is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He is originally from Atlanta, GA and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami. Tommy has worked for the United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina. His legal interests include Civil Rights Law, Constitutional Law, and International Law. Tommy is a member of the Campbell Law Trial Team, and serves as a peer mentor as well as the treasurer for the Campbell Law Black Law Students Association.
Taylor Dougherty
About Taylor Dougherty (2 Articles)
Taylor Dougherty is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He is originally from Raleigh, but lived in Wake Forest for 10 years prior to coming to Campbell. Taylor graduated from Thomas Edison State University with a BA in History. He currently works at the Law Office of Christopher Mann.
Amaka Madu, Senior Staff Writer
About Amaka Madu, Senior Staff Writer (16 Articles)
Amaka Madu is a third year law student and serves as a Senior Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Political Science. Following her first year of law school, Amaka interned at the North Carolina Court of Appeals with Honorable Judge Tyson and during the second half of her summer, she participated in the Baylor Academy of the Advocate study abroad program in St. Andrews, Scotland. Amaka also currently serves as Secretary for Campbell University’s Black Law Student Association.
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Olga Ivanushko, Staff Writer
About Olga Ivanushko, Staff Writer (12 Articles)
Olga Ivanushko is a third-year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Olga is originally from Belarus, but has lived in Hollywood, Florida, then Raleigh, North Carolina for the past 13 years. She earned BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Between undergrad and law school Olga worked as a paralegal at a plaintiffs’ medical malpractice and personal injury firm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. After her first year in law school, Olga interned at the North Carolina Medical Board. Olga now interns with the Honorable John M. Tyson at the North Carolina Court of Appeals.