Meet Our Team

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Jackie Jeschke is a 3L from Lawrence, KS. She attended The University of Kansas where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and went on to receive a master’s in health services administration from The University of Kansas School of Medicine. Prior to law school, Jackie spent four years working as a consultant on transactional and strategy-focused projects for healthcare clients. After graduation, Jackie will join Polsinelli as a Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Associate.

In addition to serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal, Jackie is a Head Dean’s Fellow and a member of Women in Law. Outside of school, Jackie serves as a board member for the Kansas Association of Health Care Executives. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their almost 2-year-old daughter. 

Managing Editor

Stephanie Boord is a 3L from Des Moines, IA. She attended The University of Iowa where she received a bachelor’s degree in business analytics and information systems. Prior to law school, Stephanie spent two years working as a data analyst on a fraud, waste, and abuse team for a dental insurance company. After graduation, Stephanie will join Berkowitz Oliver as a Civil Litigation Associate.
Outside of school, Stephanie works as a legal intern for Kansas Legal Services where she helps coordinate expungement clinics across Kansas. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, friends, cats, and Newfoundland puppy.

Business & Marketing Manager

Chloe Garcia is a 3L from St. Louis. She went to Truman State University and graduated with degrees in Justice Systems and Communication and an English Minor. In her free time, she likes to go on walks, read, and hang out with her cat.

Executive Staff Articles Editor

Elm Beck is a 3L at KU Law. Before law school, they went to the University of Kansas for bachelor’s degrees in Spanish, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Elm plans to pursue a career in public interest law after graduation. Outside of law school, they enjoy baking, knitting, and reading books (ask Elm what their Goodreads goal is this year!).

Symposium Editor-in-Chief

Megan Gannon

Articles Editors

Sam Crowley
Jackson de la Garza is a 3L. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English from KU in 2021 and also graduated with a minor in Business. After law school, he plans to pursue a career in sports law, specifically in college athletics. Outside of law school, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, taking his dog on hikes and walks, and golfing. 
Aubrey Kramer is a 3L from Topeka, Kansas. She received her undergraduate degree from Washburn University in Psychology. She plans to do intellectual property litigation after graduation. In her free time, Aubrey enjoys spending time with my Bernedoodle, Hank, and visiting National Parks. She has been to 18 of the 63 National Parks.
Price Kramer is a 3L from McPherson, KS. He attended Washburn University, where he received a bachelor’s of science in Physics and Chemistry. After graduation, Price will join Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman as part the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Outside of law school, he enjoys spending time his wife and dog, golfing, and watching the Jayhawks.
Olivia Almirudis Schneider is a first-generation Latina 3L from San Antonio, Texas.

Olivia received her bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in business administration and her master’s in business administration from the University of the Incarnate Word. Before law school, she served as the Director of Development & Marketing for San Antonio Pets Alive!, a local animal welfare nonprofit. After graduation, Olivia will join Stinson’s Corporate Finance practice group.

In addition to serving as an Articles Editor for Journal, Olivia is a Student Ambassador and a member of the law school’s Academic Affairs Committee. Outside of law school, Olivia loves spending time with her husband, going on long walks with her two rescue pups, and making traditional Mexican food for family and friends to enjoy.
Abigail Taylor

Staff Articles Editors

Andy McLandsborough is a 3L from Olathe, KS. He attended Kansas State Unversity and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. He went on to earn a master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Kansas. Before law school, he worked for several years as an automation engineer. After graduation, he intends to work as a patent attorney.

In addition to serving as a Staff Articles Editor of the Journal, Andy is a Head Deans’ Fellow and a member of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association. In his free time, he enjoys running, cooking, and playing golf.
Danny Volin is from Olathe, Kansas. Before coming to KU Law, he earned graduate degrees in English and worked as a marketing writer. In his free time, he enjoys reading, running, and hiking, and generally likes being outside.

Staff Editors

Neelie Browne graduated from the University of Kansas with degrees in Spanish and Psychology. After law school, she wants to go into the public interest sector of law and stay in the Kansas City community! Outside of law school she loves to bake, read WWII historical fiction, and play Ultimate frisbee.
Violet Brull is a 2L at KU Law. Before law school, she attended the University of Kansas for a bachelor’s degree in music education and taught elementary school music for several years. In her free time, she enjoys board and tabletop games and spending quality time with her friends.
Emma Cleland-Leighton is a 3L. Her undergraduate degree were in Sustainability Studies, English, and Business Administration. She’s hoping to practice energy or environmental law after school. Outside of law school, I love reading and dancing.
Carly Cook is a 2L. For undergrad, she attended the University of Kansas where she received a BS in Business Management and Leadership. She is not sure what she wants to do after law school, but she is interested in public interest work, family law, or estate planning. In her free time, Carly enjoys reading, watching movies, and going to the park with her dog, Millie.
Sam Crawford is a 2L from Ellis, KS. She received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State University in Business Administration, with minors in Political Science and Conflict Resolution. During her 1L summer, Sam was a judicial intern with the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas in Chief Judge Melgren’s chambers. Sam plans to practice criminal defense upon graduation. In her free time, she enjoys exercise, listening to hard rock music, and taking care of her indoor plants.
Emma Gibb is am currently a 2L. She graduated from a small school in Michigan called Alma College with a History major and a Chemistry minor. After law school, wherever she ends up, she wants to do transactional law work, specifically working with contracts. Outside of law school, she loves playing and watching soccer, reading (for fun) and travelling.
Kylie Hance is a 2L from Overland Park, Kansas. She received her Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Illinois Institute of Technology. She is currently interested in pursuing a career in tax law. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis and sudoku puzzles.
Meredith Harris Erskine is a 2L from Northwest Arkansas. Before law school, Meredith graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Political Science and Adverting, and worked in data analytics for a major manufacturer. Meredith is interested in agricultural and transactional law. In her free time, Meredith enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 dogs.
Grant Hrabik is a 3L from Olathe, Kansas. He went to Doane University for undergrad where he graduated with a degree in History and a minor in Psychology. After graduation, he plans to pursue a career in employment law in either Oklahoma or Texas. Outside of law school, Grant likes to play tennis and golf, read, and watch movies.
Nathan Isom is a 2L originally from Inman, Kansas. Before starting law school, Nathan graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked at an engineering firm in Wichita for 7 years. In addition to working on Journal, Nathan is involved in the Energy and Environmental Law Society and is interested in Energy and Environmental law post-graduation. In his free time, Nathan enjoys hiking, skiing, and trying new recipes.
Arielle Jacobs is a 3L at the University of Kansas School of Law with an interest in Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation practice. Arielle moved to Lawrence seven years ago to study Film & Media Studies at KU. Although Arielle had always envisioned herself pursuing a career in Film, after joining the KU Undergraduate Mock Trial Team she realized her passion for Law. Following graduation, Arielle will be clerking with a Bankruptcy judge in Kansas City. In her free time, Arielle enjoys preparing for the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, watching movies at Liberty Hall, and catching up with friends. Arielle hopes to spend her free time after graduation reading the Game of Thrones book series and learning how to play D&D.
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Kelli Ludlum
Spencer Manning is a 2L from Lawrence, KS. He attended Fort Hays State University, earning his BA in Political Science and Spanish. Spencer is interested in federal criminal law and aspires to be an Assistant United States Attorney. On the weekends, you can find Spencer cheering on the Jayhawks’ athletic teams, spending time with family/friends, or trying out some new coffee shops around town!
Emma Mays is a 2L from Hastings, Nebraska. She attended the University of Nebraska where she received a bachelor’s degree in political science. In her free time, Emma likes to take long walks and re-watch her favorite shows.
Chloe Moore is a 2L. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from KU in 2021, and also earned her Accelerated Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Assessment from KU in 2022. After law school, Chloe plans to pursue a legal career in the government or private sector. Outside of school, Chloe attends church, plays video games with friends, spends time with family, and watches movies with her cat, Snickers.
Ayaan Musse is a 2L from Vancouver, British Columbia. Ayaan attended Arizona State University, earning her BA in Political Science. Ayaan currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the Student Bar Association and the Vice President of OUTLaws & Allies. In her free time, Ayaan enjoys reading for fun and spending time outdoors.
My name is Israel and I’m a 2L here at KU! After taking a gap year in Kédougou, Sénégal and working with a reforestation NGO, I went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Go Heels!) and studied Global Studies (with a concentration in Politics and Western Europe) and German! I then graduated and worked as a nanny and a paralegal before deciding to come to come back to school and get my J.D. I hope to eventually work in the international trade or international business sectors, but I’ll be happy in whatever field I get to practice law in. In my free time, I spend a lot of time running, trying to perfect my chocolate chip cookie recipe, and eating as many noodle based dishes as my body can hold.
John Racy is a 2L from Lawrence, KS. He earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Kansas. After graduation, John is interested to go into criminal law. In his free time, John loves running, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Peyton Schow is a 2L from Dallas, Texas. She got her undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma in psychology. She is interested in pursuing estate planning or employment law after graduation. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and cooking.
Kathleen Siderchuk, a 2L law student from Maryland. She began her academic journey at Salisbury University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in International Business. Following her undergraduate studies, Kathleen spent eight years in picturesque Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This experience broadened her horizons and instilled in her a deep appreciation for the outdoors, a love for exploration, and a well-rounded perspective on life.

Kathleen spent her 1L summer as a Tax Legal Intern at Koch Industries. This experience fueled her passion for corporate law and taxation, paving the way for her future legal career. Beyond academics, she actively contributes to her law school community as President of Women in Law and First-Generation Professionals and Vice President of the Business and Tax Law Society. Outside the legal world, Kathleen finds inspiration in nature, values time with loved ones, and loves to travel.
Sarah Smoot received a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science from KU. Her interests include volunteering at the local chapter of my sorority, trying new coffee shops and restaurants in Lawrence and Kansas City, walking or playing with her two dogs, and making lavender oat milk lattes at home. Sarah is not yet sure what she wants to do after law school, but she is interested in public interest or Kansas government.
Leah Stein is a 2L from Dodge City, Kansas. Leah attended the University of Kansas for undergrad and earned her degree in Sociology. In addition to her role with the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Leah is involved with the Dean’s Fellow program, Moot Court, and is a member of Women in Law and the Federal Student Bar Association. In her free time, Leah enjoys playing tennis, going for long walks around Lawrence, and spending time with friends.
Emma Taylor is a 2L. Her undergraduate degrees were a B.A. in Human Biology with a concentration in Biology and a B.A. in Classical Humanities. She also received a minor in Classical Languages. Emma is interested in potentially practicing IP after law school.
Corrinne Yoder-Mulkey is a 2L. They received a B.A. in Political Science and Gender Studies from Wellesley College. They are interested in pursuing social justice and activist work with their law degree. Outside of law school, Corrinne likes to see live music, play video games, and watch TV with their cat.