Contributors

Michelle Nunes
About Michelle Nunes (3 Articles)
Michelle is a third-year law student and serves as Managing Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. A North Carolina native, she was born and raised in Raleigh. Her love for the mountains drew her to study at Appalachian State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in English. Before beginning law school, Michelle worked for civil litigation firm, Blanchard, Miller, Lewis & Isley, as an Administrative Assistant. As a second-year student, she worked for Sparrow Law Firm as an Administrative Case Manager. Michelle is currently interning with the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She is especially passionate about criminal law and procedure, constitutional jurisprudence, and privacy law.
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Bryant Pernell
About Bryant Pernell (6 Articles)
Bryant Pernell is a third-year law student at Campbell Law School and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Kenbridge, Virginia, Bryant attended the College of Charleston where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Before law school, he worked as a real estate agent for Southern Virginia Realty, Inc., and interned at Harris, Mathews, & Crowder, P.C. While at Campbell Law, Bryant has served as Event Coordinator for Delta Theta Phi, a service-based fraternity, and is pursuing an LL.M in Legal Practice through Nottingham Trent University. He is interested in comparative legal studies, constitutional legal issues, and estate planning.
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Caleb Wheeler
About Caleb Wheeler (3 Articles)
Caleb is a third-year law student at Campbell Law and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. Being from the Western part of North Carolina, Caleb calls Lincolnton, North Carolina, home. He completed undergraduate studies at Pensacola Christian College where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in English. After his first year in law school, Caleb interned at Calhoun Law where he took part in matters of civil litigation. Caleb has also served as the Vice-President of the Christian Legal Society where he leads a Bible study for men. Caleb has also interned with the Williams Law Firm in Hickory, NC, partaking in real estate transactions and other transactional work related to business law and estate planning. His interests are criminal defense, real estate transactions, nonprofits, business law, and estates.
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Craig Dye
About Craig Dye (2 Articles)
Craig is a second-year law student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. Prior to law school, Craig worked as a private investigator on behalf of multiple insurance companies before taking a position as a claims adjuster. After his first year in law school, he interned at American Family Insurance in St. Louis, Missouri, working with the in-house defense team handling litigation of insurance claims. This fall, Craig and his co-counsel received the “Best Brief” award in the 2019 Richard A. Lord Intramural Moot Court Competition. His interests include insurance defense, labor & employment law, administrative law, health law, and real estate.
Deb Shartle
About Deb Shartle (1 Articles)
Deborah is a second-year law student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Prior to law school, Deborah earned her bachelor’s Degree in business administration from the University of Houston. She served in the United States Air Force before obtaining a second bachelor’s degree in mathematics as well as her master’s degree in Secondary Education from Cedar Crest College. Last summer, she participated in Baylor Law School’s Trial of the Advocate program in Scotland. She currently serves as the Secretary for the Education Law and Policy Society. Next summer, she will serve as a legal intern at Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Raleigh office. After law school, she is interested in working within the public sector in the fields of education or disability law.
Harrison Broadbent
About Harrison Broadbent (7 Articles)
Harrison is a third-year student at Campbell School of Law and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, Harrison majored in political science and minored in sociology at N.C. State University. The summer after his first year in law school, Harrison interned at both the Supreme Court of North Carolina for the Honorable Senior Associate Justice Newby, and the McDonald Firm, PLLC in Wilmington, North Carolina. During his second year, Harrison interned at the Forrest Firm, LLC., served as the President of Christian Legal Society, and served as Dean of Delta Theta Phi Fraternity. During the summer of his 3L year, Harrison utilized the third-year practice rule by interning at the Wake County District Attorney’s Office. This fall, Harrison will intern at the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of North Carolina for the Honorable Judge Warren. While at Campbell School of Law, Harrison earned his Masters in Trust and Wealth Management. He is interested in working in the public sector after graduating from school and taking the North Carolina BAR examination.
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Jordan Tehrani
About Jordan Tehrani (2 Articles)
Jordan is a third-year student at Campbell University School of Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from San Clemente, California, Jordan attended N.C. State University where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences. While at Campbell Law, Jordan interned with the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Bureau. Jordan has also served as both treasurer and secretary of the Law Students Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. He is interested in environmental law, intellectual property law, and public service.
Kelley Beck
About Kelley Beck (2 Articles)
Kelley is a third-year student at Campbell University School of Law. She is a North Carolina native and originally from Cary. Kelley received her Bachelor's degree in Political Science with a History concentration from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Kelley has interned with both the North Carolina Department of Labor Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Bureau and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Additionally, Kelley serves as the Treasurer of Law Students Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Club here at Campbell. Kelley's professional interests include employment law and constitutional jurisprudence.
Kevin Cline
About Kevin Cline (1 Articles)
Kevin is a second-year student at Campbell School of Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer or the Campbell Law Observer. Hailing from the foothills of the Tar Heel State, he is from Conover, North Carolina. Prior to law school, Kevin majored in Political Science and History at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Beginning the summer after his first year in law school and continuing through his second year, he interns at Tarlton|Polk PLLC where he takes part in criminal defense matters at both the State and Federal level. While at Campbell Law, he is a member of The Campbell Law Softball team and is pursuing an LL.M in Legal Practice through Nottingham Trent University. He is interested in criminal law and procedure, real estate transactions, and construction law.
Kevin Latshaw
About Kevin Latshaw (3 Articles)
Kevin is a third-year student at the Campbell University School of Law and currently serves as the Editor-In-Chief for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, Kevin majored in Communication Studies with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. Before starting law school, Kevin spent a summer in Washington, DC studying start-up law and regulatory framework for Venture Capitalism at the Duke Law D.C. Summer Institute on Law and Policy. During his second year of law school, Kevin and his co-counsel earned second place in the Richard T. Bowser Intramural Client Counseling Competition. Kevin is active on campus and serves as the President of the Professional Law Student Association, a third-year class Representative for the Student Bar Association, and Chair of the SBA Budget Committee. During the summer of his 2L year, Kevin studied International and Comparative Law at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. During the Fall Semester of his third-year, Kevin was a Legal Extern in the General Counsel office of a large corporation in Raleigh, N.C. Currently, Kevin is one of the first students to work as a Certified Third-Year Practice Intern at the Innovate Capital Business Law Clinic assisting start-up clients with legal issues such as business entity formation, employee/contractor documentation, equity compensation plans and awards, commercial agreements such as NDAs and capital raising as well as other operational topics. Kevin has interests in transactional law, business law, as well as international law.
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Olivia Smith
About Olivia Smith (1 Articles)
Olivia Smith is a second-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Salisbury, NC, Olivia received her undergraduate degree from Furman University, majoring in Accounting, and minoring in Spanish. Prior to law school, Olivia worked for a tax accounting firm in Greenville, South Carolina. Her passion for healthcare law emerged from her experience working in Compliance at a large health system in South Carolina. Olivia currently serves as the Secretary for the Campbell Law Federal Bar Association and is a member of the Campbell Health Law Association. This summer, she will intern at Anders Newton, LLC. in Raleigh, North Carolina. Olivia’s professional interests include healthcare policy, healthcare regulatory law, tax law, and ERISA.
Samuel Nesbit
About Samuel Nesbit (1 Articles)
Sam is a second-year student at Campbell Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Sam hails from the foothills of western North Carolina and calls Davie County home. Sam came to the City of Oaks in 2014 after enrolling in NC State where graduated from in 2018 with a B.S. in Environmental Tech. and a minor in Toxicology; immediately following graduation, Sam began his studies at Campbell Law. The summer after his first year of law school, Sam interned for the Key Law Office in Harnett County where he assisted with both civil and criminal matters, but mostly in criminal defense cases helping with trial litigation and motions practice. Sam currently works as an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Lucy Inman at the NC Court of Appeals and will soon be interning in the chambers of the Honorable John M. Tyson, also at the Court of Appeals. This coming summer, he will be interning in the office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of NC where he will be defending clients at trial in federal district court under the 3L practice rule. Sam is passionate about criminal defense, trial and appellate litigation, First Amendment rights, and legal issues in emerging landscapes, such as, the student loan crisis, cryptocurrencies, and the intersection of social media and freedom of speech. Sam believes strongly in the notion that the superior lawyer is constantly developing his legal writing and speaking expertise so to best represent his clients; accordingly, he seeks to continually cultivate and refine his skills in these areas through constant practice and devouring all the available literature on said topics. Sam is also member of the Christian Legal Society, Federalist Society, and an ardent NC State Wolfpack sports and Carolina Panthers Football fan.
Sarah Beth Tyrey
About Sarah Beth Tyrey (0 Articles)
Sarah Beth is a second-year student at Campbell University School of Law. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 2015 with a B.A. in English and a minor in French. She spent three years working in technology and sales in New York City prior to attending law school. On campus, she is involved in the Business Law club as well as Students Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Her interest lies in combining her corporate background in technology with her legal education.
Virginia Mutter
About Virginia Mutter (1 Articles)
Virginia Mutter is a second year law student and serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. As a Raleigh-native, Virginia received her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University, majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance with a minor in Accounting, and Political Science with a minor in French. Her interests include business law and development, legal issues facing Raleigh and greater North Carolina, and constitutional law.
Wyatt Bland
About Wyatt Bland (2 Articles)
Wyatt is a second-year student at the Campbell University School of Law and currently serves as a Staff Writer for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Goldsboro, North Carolina, Wyatt enlisted in the North Carolina Army National Guard as a supply-specialist while in high school and went on to graduate at the top of his class from the U.S. Army Quartermaster School. Wyatt earned bachelor degrees in both Political Science and History at East Carolina University. Before starting law school, Wyatt’s passion for public service grew as he worked in the 3rd Congressional District Office for the late Congressman Walter B. Jones. Wyatt is active on campus and serves as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Co-Coordinator for the Veterans Pro Bono Project, North Carolina Bar Association Student Representative, and previously served as a 1L Student Bar Association Representative. Additionally, he is an active participant on Campbell’s softball team as well as in the Wake County Bar Association’s Basketball league. During the summer of his 1L year, Wyatt externed with the Office of the District Attorney for New Hanover and Pender Counties where he was immersed with the concept of community-based prosecution. This Fall, Wyatt serves as an Legal Extern in the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate for the U.S. Air Force’s 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Wyatt has interests in military and national security law as well as in criminal law.