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Liaison Directory

Law students at orientation at ABA Annual Meeting.

The Law Student Division Liaisons serve as the law student contact in the ABA’s many entities. If you’re interested in becoming a liaison you can explore the liaison application process.


Government and Public Sector Lawyers
Andrew Salinas
Washington and Lee Law School

Judicial Council
R. Jonathan Shirts
University of Idaho College of Law

Judicial – Lawyers Conference
Michael Benison
Fordham University School of Law

Judicial – Tribal Courts Council
Cesar Mata
Texas Southern University – Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Judicial – Outreach
Julie Hunter
University of Oklahoma College of Law

Law Practice
Justin Hoy
University of Baltimore School of Law

Senior Lawyers
Lei Yang
George Washington University Law School

Solo, Small Firm and General Practice
Jessica MacPhee
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law


Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
Sara Appellof
Suffolk University Law School

Antitrust Law
Anora Wang
George Mason University School of Law

Business Law
Cesar Escovar
The John Marshall Law School (Chgo)

Civil Rights and Social Justice
Nikki Skolnekovich
University of Alabama School of Law

Criminal Justice Section
Maria Thompson
American University, Washington College of Law

Dispute Resolution
Christian Schoepp
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Environment, Energy and Resources Law
Brandy Noriega
University of Denver-Sturm College of Law

Family Law
Stephanie Tabashneck
Northeastern University School of Law

Health Law
Carpenter Marsalis
Mississippi College School of Law

Rebecca Matey
Washington University School of Law (St. Louis)

Intellectual Property Law
Kelly Chan
Southwestern Law School

International Law
Matthew Kugler
Georgetown University Law Center

Labor and Employment Law
Tyler Hill
George Washington University Law School

John Fortin
University of Richmond School of Law

Real Property Trust and Estate Law – Real Property Division
Amanda Patanaphan
University of Maryland – Francis King Carey School of Law

Real Property Trust & Estate Law – Trust & Estate Division
Queenie Wu
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Science and Technology Law
Muna Omar
St. Thomas University School of Law

State and Local Government Law
Louis Cholden-Brown
Fordham University School of Law

Scott Woody
University of New Mexico School of Law

Tort Trial and Insurance Practice
Trisha Bermudez
Western State College of Law


Air and Space Law
Rayik Samara
George Mason University School of Law

Communications Law
Kelechukwu Anyanwu Jr
Southern University Law Center

Entertainment and Sports Industries
Gabrielle Olshemski
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Standing Committees

Armed Forces Law
Gregory George
Florida A&M University College of Law

Law and Aging
Erica McCrea
Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law

Law and National Security
Ashley Nicholas
Georgetown University Law Center

Law Library of Congress
Brennan Foy
University of Tennessee College of Law

Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
Jason Judd
Texas Tech University School of Law


Disability Rights
Matthew Acosta
University of Oklahoma College of Law

Domestic and Sexual Violence
Laura Martin
University of Colorado Law School

Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities
Andres Gonzalez
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law

Homelessness and Poverty
Caitlin McHale
George Mason University School of Law

Jioselin Juarez
Western State College of Law

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Joseph Caldarera
St. Mary’s University School of Law

Women in the Profession
Yolanda Davis
Campbell University – Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

Youth at Risk
Nakita Haynes
Thomas M. Cooley Law School


Center on Children and the Law
Tijuana Barnes
University of the District of Columbia – David A. Clarke School of Law

Center of Professional Responsibility
Meredith Parnell
Harvard Law School

Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Nikki Edmunds-Ekwueme
American University, Washington College of Law


Cyber Task Force
Theodore Bruckbauer
Northwestern University School of Law