Editor's Picks


Claire Scott
About Claire Scott (17 Articles)
Claire Scott is a third year law student and serves as a Senior 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.
Elizabeth Barrett Savage
About Elizabeth Barrett Savage (2 Articles)
Elizabeth Barrett Savage is a second year, dual degree JD/MSPH student at Campbell Law. Hailing from Dunn, North Carolina, Elizabeth attended East Carolina University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. Her continued work in student government at ECU, and dedication to representing the interests of her fellow peers, ultimately led her to choose to attend Campbell University School of Law. Immediately following her first year of the law program, Elizabeth worked with Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc. as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Intern, and during that time assisted in advocating for victims of domestic violence. While at Campbell Law, she has continued her calling to serve her community by dedicating her time to pro bono service, and serves as a Co-coordinator for the Campbell Law Domestic Violence Advocacy Project. In the past Elizabeth has externed at many organizations, including the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and CommWell Health. Currently, Elizabeth is a legal extern at the Lieutenant Governors Office of North Carolina. Elizabeth is also interested in international affairs, and is pursuing a LL.M degree while at Campbell Law.
Jaquelinne Murillo Figueroa
About Jaquelinne Murillo Figueroa (1 Articles)
Jaquelinne is a second year student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. She is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico. Jaquelinne received her Bachelor's degree from NC State in International Relations with a concentration on Latin America and minors in French and Anthropology. Before law school, Jaquelinne served in Teach for America Corps as a fifth grade bilingual teacher in Harlingen, Texas. While in law school, Jaquelinne has worked with Legal Aid of North Carolina's Battered Immigrant Project, as well as the Raleigh Immigration Law Firm. She is currently the president of The Hispanic Law Student Association and Parliamentarian of The Black Law Student Association. Jaquelinne is interested in immigration law and constitutional legal issues.
Joonu Coste
About Joonu Coste (3 Articles)
Joonu-Noel Coste is a second year student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Joonu has loved living in the Raleigh area for the last 5 years. Born and raised in New Hampshire, she graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Crop and Soil Science with a concentration in Biochemistry. After several years as a Project Officer at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency she spent several years homeschooling three children, two of whom have disabilities. Her experience as a mother to children with disabilities inspired her to become a lawyer in order to advocate for underserved populations. She is very interested in the areas of disability law, education law, and juvenile justice. Last summer she was an intern at Disability Rights North Carolina. This past fall she was an extern at the Wake County Superior Court Clerk’s Office of Special Proceedings and is currently an intern with the North Carolina Community College System’s General Counsel. This summer she will be a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Intern for Legal Aid of North Carolina. She competes for Campbell’s National Moot Court Team and serves as a Teaching Scholar for Contracts, a Research Assistant, Vice President of the Education Law and Policy Society, and a Project Coordinator for the Pro Bono Council. Making sure that life is not all work, she enjoys spending time with family, baking, reading, and running 5k and 10k races with friends.
Landis Barber
About Landis Barber (3 Articles)
Landis is a second-year student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Pittsboro, North Carolina, Landis majored in History and Political Science at UNC Charlotte. The summer after his first year in law school, Landis interned at the Chatham County District Attorney's Office. He is currently a member of Campbell law's trial team and is interested in business, corporate and sports law.
Miranda Tarlton
About Miranda Tarlton (4 Articles)
Miranda is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Charlotte, NC, Miranda attended Campbell University where she obtained a degree in history and criminal justice. Before beginning law school, she worked for a number of years as a kindergarten and ESL teacher in Seoul, Korea. After her 1L year, Miranda worked in the legal department at Workplace Options. Her legal interests include criminal law and international human rights law.
Taylor Elkins
About Taylor Elkins (11 Articles)
Taylor Elkins is a third year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Born and raised in Owasso, Oklahoma, Taylor went to Baylor University where she obtained a degree in biology and political science. During her time at Campbell, Taylor has worked at the North Carolina Department of Justice in the Criminal Appellate Division. She won Campbell's Richard Lord Intramural Moot Court Competition, and is now a member of Campbell's national moot court team. She is interested in patent law as well as appellate advocacy.