Student Accomplishments

  • Picture of Mallory Fiordellisi
    Mallory Fiordellisi

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, “Wayne Law student interned at Homeland Security panel.” Read the full article here.

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    Monica Batsford

    wrote “Big Data vs. Warrant Jurisdiction: Microsoft Ireland Case” in the fall 2017 edition of the Michigan International Lawyer. Read the full article here.

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    Graham Anderson

    was a panelist for The State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s panel discussion, “Taking the Next Step: Tips and Tools for Your Legal Education Journey” on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Read the article

  • Picture of Phaedra Wainaina
    Phaedra Wainaina

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Law student aims for career in Labor & Employment Law." Read the full article here

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    Sharae’ Smiley

    was featured in the Macomb County Legal News for its report, “Mock trial, moot court affirm passion for advocacy.” Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Matthew Makepeace
    Matthew Makepeace

    moderated a panel discussion on appellate advocacy sponsored by Wayne Law’s Moot Court program.

  • Picture of Emphani Aldridge
    Emphani Aldridge

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Making an impact: Wayne Law student spearheads nonprofit QUAD Advising." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Zanah Ghalawanji
    Zanah Ghalawanji

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Refugee advocate Syrian crisis drives area woman to a career in law." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Elaina Bailey
    Elaina Bailey

    was instrumental in the research and editing of an antitrust amicus brief filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by Assistant Professor Sanjukta Paul.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    has been awarded the Woman of Distinction Student Award from the WSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women for demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

  • Picture of Justin Weber
    Justin Weber

    was awarded an International Public Interest Law Fellowship and spent the summer working with Justice Jones Victor Dotse of the Supreme Court of Ghana in Accra. Read the full article here

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was selected as the 2017 David Benowitz Recognizing Public Servants Scholarship winner.

  • Picture of Alexis Cobau
    Alexis Cobau

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "International reach: Law student studied at the Peace Palace" Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Nhan Ho
    Nhan Ho

    with teammates Dana Fraser and Ashley Monticciolo, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Dana Fraser
    Dana Fraser

    with teammates Nhan Ho and Ashley Monticciolo, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Ashley Monticciolo
    Ashley Monticciolo

    with teammates Nhan Ho and Dana Fraser, finished as regional finalists in the Region VI National Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Charles Hayden
    Charles Hayden

    played a major role in creating a charity to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read the full story here.

  • Picture of Phaedra Wainaina
    Phaedra Wainaina

    provided opening remarks at Wayne Law’s First Generation Professionals and the American Bar Association's "TIPS – Searching, Securing and Sticking the Interview" panel.

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    Rachel McDuffie

    is the recipient of the 2017 National Black Prosecutors Association Foundation Scholarship.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    was awarded a My Life as a Lawyer Scholarship from the Corporate Counsel Women of Color.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    wrote a special opinion piece for The Detroit News in honor of Judge Damon J. Keith's 50th anniversary on the federal bench. Read the story here

  • Picture of Alexis Ringman
    Alexis Ringman

    spoke at the 2017 Wayne Law Scholarship Luncheon.

  • Picture of Nicole Lockhart
    Nicole Lockhart

    spoke at the 2017 Wayne Law Scholarship Luncheon.

  • Picture of Nicole Pitchford
    Nicole Pitchford

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Flying High: Law student gains arbitration experience and a new hobby." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Kevin Adamiak
    Kevin Adamiak

    finished as a semifinalist with teammates Monica Batsford and Fawzeih Daher at the Region VI National Moot Court Competition. 

  • Picture of Elaina Bailey
    Elaina Bailey

    was awarded the 2017 Bernard Gottfried Memorial Labor Law Symposium Scholarship.

  • Picture of Nicholas Pillow
    Nicholas Pillow

    and teammate Hayley Johnson won the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Hayley Johnson
    Hayley Johnson

    and teammate Nicholas Pillow won the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Sean Khan
    Sean Khan

    and teammate Dustin Zak were runners-up in the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Dustin Zak
    Dustin Zak

    and teammate Sean Khan were runners-up in the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Fawzeih Daher
    Fawzeih Daher

    finished as a semifinalist with teammates Kevin Adamiak and Monica Batsford at the Region VI National Moot Court Competition. 

  • Picture of Monica Batsford
    Monica Batsford

    finished as a semifinalist with teammates Kevin Adamiak and Fawzeih Daher at the Region VI National Moot Court Competition. 

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Wayne Law student performed summer internship at Army base." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Hilary Braley
    Hilary Braley

    was quoted by Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Wayne State Law students help break barriers to justice." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Monica Batsford
    Monica Batsford

    was quoted in Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Wayne State Law students help break barriers to justice." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Marisa Hamel
    Marisa Hamel

    was pictured in Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Wayne State Law students help break barriers to justice." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of David Yu
    David Yu

    was quoted by Crain's Detroit Business for its report, "Wayne State Law students help break barriers to justice." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Phaedra Wainaina
    Phaedra Wainaina

    was awarded a Damon J. Keith scholarship from the Wolverine Bar Association.

  • Picture of Sharae’ Smiley
    Sharae’ Smiley

    was awarded a Damon J. Keith scholarship from the Wolverine Bar Association.

  • Picture of Nicole Lockhart
    Nicole Lockhart

    was awarded the 2017 Wolverine Bar Foundation Scholarship.

  • Picture of Emphani Aldridge
    Emphani Aldridge

    was awarded a Damon J. Keith scholarship from the Wolverine Bar Association.

  • Picture of Fawzeih Daher
    Fawzeih Daher

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Wayne Law student serves as moot court associate justice." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Nicholas Hayes
    Nicholas Hayes

    was featured in Macomb County Legal News for its report, "Student enjoys work with Mock Trial program." Read the full story here.

  • Picture of Dane Lepola
    Dane Lepola

    was featured in the Detroit Legal News for its report, "Wayne Law student serves as new Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review." Read the full story here.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    was awarded the A. Kay Stanfield Spinks Law Student Scholarship from the Straker Bar Foundation.

  • Picture of Rachel McDuffie
    Rachel McDuffie

    is the recipient of the 2017 Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. Law Diversity Scholarship.

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was selected to participate in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps Summer Intern Program.

  • Picture of James Kehoe
    James Kehoe

    was elected Mock Trial witness coordinator for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Joe Duffy
    Joe Duffy

    was elected Mock Trial workshop coordinator for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Michael Schulte
    Michael Schulte

    was elected Mock Trial judge coordinator for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Matthew Makepeace
    Matthew Makepeace

    was elected Mock Trial coordinator for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Courtney Rosenau
    Courtney Rosenau

    was elected Mock Trial national team liaison for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Nicholas Hayes
    Nicholas Hayes

    was elected Mock Trial vice-commissioner for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Kathleen Vivian
    Kathleen Vivian

    was elected Mock Trial commissioner for 2017-18.

  • Picture of Madeline Sinkovich
    Madeline Sinkovich

    was elected reviewing editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Krystal Murphy
    Krystal Murphy

    and teammate Isabella Shaya were runners-up in the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Isabella Shaya
    Isabella Shaya

    and teammate Krystal Murphy were runners-up in the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Jonathan Demers
    Jonathan Demers

    was elected editor-in-chief of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Albert Asciutto
    Albert Asciutto

    was elected managing editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Linda Girard
    Linda Girard

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Casey Thal
    Casey Thal

    was elected symposium director of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Dana Fraser
    Dana Fraser

    was elected senior note editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Shareece McCauley
    Shareece McCauley

    was elected senior note editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Jessica Soblesky
    Jessica Soblesky

    was elected senior note editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Laura Biery
    Laura Biery

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Nicklas Candea
    Nicklas Candea

    was elected executive article editor of The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School.

  • Picture of Joseph Campbell
    Joseph Campbell

    was quoted by The South End for its report, "Wayne State students and alumni explore nonprofit sector." Read the article here.

  • Picture of Kathleen Vivian
    Kathleen Vivian

    and teammate Catherine Ferguson won the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Catherine Ferguson
    Catherine Ferguson

    and teammate Kathleen Vivian won the Wayne State University Law School Mock Trial In-House final competition.

  • Picture of Fawzeih Daher
    Fawzeih Daher

    was elected to Wayne Law's Moot Court board.

  • Picture of Alexus Ringstad
    Alexus Ringstad

    was elected to Wayne Law's Moot Court board.

  • Picture of Katelyn Young
    Katelyn Young

    was elected to Wayne Law's Moot Court board.

  • Picture of Matthew Makepeace
    Matthew Makepeace

    was elected to Wayne Law's Moot Court board.

  • Picture of Laura Biery
    Laura Biery

    was elected to Wayne Law's Moot Court board.

  • Picture of Isabella Shaya
    Isabella Shaya

    was elected managing editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Dane Lepola
    Dane Lepola

    was elected editor-in-chief of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Erin Mette
    Erin Mette

    was elected production editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Brendan Sawyer
    Brendan Sawyer

    was elected executive note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of David Fox
    David Fox

    was elected executive articles editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Thomas Lurie Jr.
    Thomas Lurie Jr.

    was elected symposium editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of DeLone Dawisha
    DeLone Dawisha

    was elected technology editor of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Picture of Laura Biery
    Laura Biery

    competed in the Billings, Exum & Frye Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition and finished among the top 16 teams. More than 40 teams participated in the competition.

     

     

  • Picture of Chris Rambus
    Chris Rambus

    with teammates Jonathan Demers and Amy Huang finished in the top 8 at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago.

  • Picture of Amy Huang
    Amy Huang

    with teammates Jonathan Demers and Chris Rambus finished in the top 8 at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago.

  • Picture of Jonathan Demers
    Jonathan Demers

    with teammates Amy Huang and Chris Rambus finished in the top 8 at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago. Demers also was honored as a Top 10 Oral Advocate.

  • Picture of James Kehoe
    James Kehoe

    competed in the Billings, Exum & Frye Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition and finished among the top 16 teams. More than 40 teams participated in the competition.

  • Picture of Mallory Fiordellisi
    Mallory Fiordellisi

    a second-year Wayne Law student, and her blog, "Con Law and Coloring Books," were featured in the Oakland Press. Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Marina Vuljaj
    Marina Vuljaj

    was featured in the Oakland County Legal News for its report, "Law student sports criminal justice background." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Bob VanSumeren
    Bob VanSumeren

    was featured in the Macomb County Legal News for its report, "Second chance: With a new lease on life, student strives to help others." Read the full article here.

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was awarded a scholarship from the Michigan Muslim Bar Association.

  • Picture of Zanah Ghalawanji
    Zanah Ghalawanji

    was awarded a scholarship from the Michigan Muslim Bar Association.

  • Picture of Nicole Pitchford
    Nicole Pitchford

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Husnah Khan
    Husnah Khan

    was awarded the Dawn Van Hoek scholarship from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation.

  • Picture of David Adgate
    David Adgate

    was a member of Wayne Law's Mock Trial team which advanced to the final rounds of the regional Texas Young Lawyer's Association National Trial Competition.

  • Picture of Madeline Young
    Madeline Young

    was a member of Wayne Law's Mock Trial team which advanced to the final rounds of the regional Texas Young Lawyer's Association National Trial Competition.

  • Picture of Brandon Barlog
    Brandon Barlog

    was a member of Wayne Law's Mock Trial team which advanced to the final rounds of the regional Texas Young Lawyer's Association National Trial Competition.

  • Picture of Linda Roelans
    Linda Roelans

    was a member of Wayne Law's Mock Trial team which advanced to the final rounds of the regional Texas Young Lawyer's Association National Trial Competition.

  • Picture of Courtney Rosenau
    Courtney Rosenau

    was a member of Wayne Law's Mock Trial team which advanced to the final rounds of the regional Texas Young Lawyer's Association National Trial Competition.

  • Picture of Elaina Bailey
    Elaina Bailey

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

  • Picture of Sarah Cravens
    Sarah Cravens

    was part of Wayne Law's team which won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

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