Student Contributors


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Kristen Elia is a member of the Cincinnati College of Law Class of 2018. Prior to law school, Kristen attended Lyon College, graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in English. In the summer of 2016, Kristen interned at the Irish Center for Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, working at a Research Assistant. In the summer of 2017, Kristen worked as a Summer Associate at the law firm Frost Brown Todd.


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Jefferson Kisor is a member of the University of Cincinnati College of Law Class of 2018. Prior to law school, Jefferson attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Philosophy. He also interned for the Dearborn-Ohio Co. Prosecutor’s Office in Indiana for four years. Currently, he is the President of the law school’s Trial Practice Team. During the summer of 2016, Jefferson worked at the Ohio Innocence Project.  In the summer of 2017, Jefferson worked as a summer associate Thompson Hine’s business litigation department.


Paul TaskePaul Taske is a member of the University of Cincinnati College of Law Class of 2019. Prior to beginning law school, Paul worked for Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Company as the assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer. Paul graduated from Eastern Michigan University in April 2016 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Paul is the president of the College of Law’s Federalist Society. In the summer of 2017, Paul worked with the Ohio Justice and Policy Center.


Mark Tassone photoMark Tassone is a member of the University of Cincinnati College of Law Class of 2019. Prior to beginning law school, Mark attended Hampden-Sydney College where he graduated cum laude with Honors in Classics, earning a B.A. in Latin and Greek and Classical Studies in 2008. He then attended Florida State University where he earned an M.A. in Latin in 2010. Mark taught all levels of Latin as well as Classical Mythology in Salem, VA. He is a member of the Student Legal Education Committee, Labor and Employment Club, Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, treasurer of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Club, and ABA Negotiations Intramural Champion. In the summer of 2017, Paul served as a clerk for Barbara J. Howard Co., L.P.A.


Former Student Contributors

Elizabeth Chesnut Barrera graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2014 and began work Sept 1, 2014 as a law clerk for Hon. Danny C. Reeves, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky.

Rebecca Campbell graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in May 2015. She is now a member of both the Ohio and Kentucky bars.

Cameron Downer graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in May 2015. He has joined the Sidney, Ohio law firm of Faulkner, Garmhausen, Keister & Shenk, L.P.A.

Michael Elliott graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law  in May 2016. He is an associate at the Cincinnati firm of Frost Brown Todd.

Greg Kendall graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2013 and works for the Cincinnati law firm of Montgomery, Rennie & Jonson.

Connie Kremer graduated from the University of Cincinnati in May of 2017. She will be working this summer at Taft Stettinius and Hollister, and will join the firm as an associate after passing the July bar exam.

Austin LiPuma graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law Class in May 2016. He is an associate at the Dayton firm of Dyer Garofalo Mann & Schultz.

Danielle List graduated from the University of Cincinnati in May of 2017. She will become a JAG officer with the U.S. Air Force, providing a full range of legal services.

David López-Kurtz will graduate from the University of Cincinnati in May of 2018. He will join Taft Stettinius & Hollister as an associate after passing the July 2018 bar exam.

Jason Persinger graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2012. Jason practices at the firm of Gregory S. Young Co. LPA in Cincinnati.

Katlin Rust graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2014. She is an associate in the business practice group of the Cincinnati office of BakerHostetler.

Sarah Topy graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2012 and is counsel at Proctor & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

 

 

 

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