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Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Bernard Hibbitts is JURIST's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, and a Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A Canadian Rhodes Scholar born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he studied law at Oxford, Dalhousie Law School, the University of Toronto, and finally Harvard Law School (LLM 1988), where he was Associate Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal. He is a former law clerk to Justice Gerald LeDain of the Supreme Court of Canada. He created the site that became JURIST in 1996.


Executive Director

JURIST's Executive Director is Matthew Shames. Matt is a 2005 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He also holds a BA in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining JURIST, Matt practiced for six years as a corporate attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C. and Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.


Research Director

JURIST's Research Director is Jaclyn Belczyk. Jaclyn is a 2008 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which she holds a JD and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.


Technical Director

JURIST Board Member Jeremiah Lee volunteers his time as Technical Director. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and holds a BS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.


Managing Editor

JURIST's Managing Editor is Clay Flaherty, a JD student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Clay holds a BS in Journalism from the EW Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. He also contributes to JURIST's Features service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Chief of Staff

JURIST's Chief of Staff is Dan Taglioli, a JD student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Dan holds a BA in Business Administration from Franklin & Marshall College. He also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Editorial Coordinator

JURIST's Editorial Coordinator is Julia Zebley, a JD student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Julia holds a BA in English Literature and English Fiction Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a certificate in Public and Professional Writing. She also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Senior Editors

JURIST's Senior Editors are experienced staffers who take leading roles in managing and writing JURIST.

Leigh Argentieri is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Kimberly Bennett is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Social Media, This Day at Law and Features services, is the President of the JURIST Student Staff Association and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Maureen Cosgrove is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service, assists the Executive Director on fundraising and outreach efforts and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Sean Gallagher is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Brandon Gatto is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board

Michael Haggerson is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Elizabeth Imbarlina is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Dateline service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Kristin Kipke is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Social Media service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Ben Klaber is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Forum service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Meagan McElroy is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Sarah Paulsworth is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Caleb Pittman is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's Forum service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Sarah Posner is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

John Paul Putney is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He assists the Executive Director on outreach efforts and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board


Associate Editors

JURIST's Associate Editors are experienced anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

Katherine Bacher is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services.

Jordan Barry is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

James Craig is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Social Media service.

Jaimie Cremeans is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Rebecca DiLeonardo is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Garrett Eisenhour is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services.

Ian Everhart is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Social Media service.

Elizabeth Hand is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Keith Herting is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Michael Kalis is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Forum service and is the Business Manager of the JURIST Student Staff Association.

Sung Un Kim is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Stephanie Kogut is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

Stephen Krug is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

Michael Micsky is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Cynthia Miley is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Sonal Modi is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She assists the Executive Director on public relations and is the Vice President of the JURIST Student Staff Association.

David Mulock is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Forum service.

Kieran O'Leary is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a JURIST technical specialist.

Emily Osgood is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Matthew Pomy is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Max Slater is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Yuriy Vilner is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Jerry Votava is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.


Assistant Editors

JURIST's Assistant Editors are new anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

Julie Deisher is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Dan DeRight is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Theresa Donovan is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Alex Ferraro is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Samuel Franklin is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Fangxing Li is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Blake Lynch is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Benjamin Minegar is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Arjun Mishra is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Addison Morris is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Michael Muha is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Daniel Mullen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Genevieve Redd is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

John Regan is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Zachariah Rivenbark is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Alison Sacriponte is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Peter Snyder is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Sarah Steers is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Endia Vereen is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Kyle Webster is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.


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