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The ABA Law Student Division Council oversees the general operation of the Division. Please note: bylaws passed at 2016 Annual Meeting changed the executive structure from a Board of Governors to a Council.

2019-2020 Council

Johnnie Nguyen Chair
Johnnie Nguyen
University of Colorado School of Law
 Michaela Posner Law Student At-Large on the ABA Board of Governors
Michaela Posner
University of California – Irvine School of Law
 Zachary Faircloth Director of Legal Education
Zachary Faircloth
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Ayat Nizam Vice Chair
Ayat Nizam
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
 Conisha Hackett Delegate of Diversity and Inclusion
Conisha Hackett
University of Mississippi School of Law
Aurelia Phillips Delegate of Programming
Aurelia Phillips
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Julie Merow Delegate of Communications, Publications, and Outreach
Julie Merow
West Virginia University College of Law

Non-Voting Member

Dayna Maeder Student Editor-in-Chief
Dayna Maeder
Florida State University College of Law

 

2020-2021 Council

Ayat Nizam Chair-Elect
Ayat Nizam
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Johnnie Nguyen Law Student At-Large on the ABA Board of Governors-Elect
Johnnie Nguyen
University of Colorado School of Law
Anders Miller Director of Legal Education
Anders Miller
Ohio State University
*pending election at 2020 Annual Meeting
Lannette Richardson Vice Chair-Elect
Lannette Richardson
Southern University Law Center
 Jireh Davis Delegate of Diversity and Inclusion-Elect
Jireh Davis
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Jordan Wilcher Delegate of Programming-Elect
Jordin Wilcher
University of California – Irvine School of Law
Jennifer Sherman Delegate of Communications, Publications, and Outreach-Elect
Jennifer Sherman
University of California – Berkeley School of Law

Non-Voting Member

Kayla Molina
Student Editor-in-Chief
Kayla Molina
University of Oklahoma College of Law

Law Student Editorial Board

The Editorial Board oversees and writes content for Before the Bar blog and the Division’s flagship magazine, Student Lawyer.

2020-2021 Editorial Board

Kayla Molina, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Student Editor-in-Chief, 2020-2021

Alexandra Brod, Widener University – Delaware Law School
Thomas Bronsted, Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law
Taylor DiChello, University of Connecticut School of Law
Danielle Langemeier. University of Houston Law Center
Travis Thickstun, Loyola University – Chicago School of Law
Mackenzie Ward, Emory University School of Law

2019-2020 Editorial Board

Dayna Maeder, Florida State University College of Law
Student Editor-in-Chief, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020

Jessica Gilgor, Creighton University School of Law
Kayla Griffis Molina. University of Oklahoma College of Law
Deborah Sier Huveldt, Florida State University College of Law
Katherine Vega, Washington University School of Law (St. Louis)

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Interested in Joining the Team?

Learn how and when we choose Council members.

Current Council members

Find resources on the Council Portal.