Josh graduated from UW with an M.S. in biochemical nutrition in 2012 and is finishing law school this summer. He has been a patent agent for two years and specializes in biotechnology. If you keep your eyes peeled you may catch him doing capoeira (a Brazilian martial art) around campus.
Willie graduated from Marquette University with a B.S. in Finance and International Business. Willie is currently a third year law student at the University of Wisconsin Madison with interests in taxation, business law and economic development. Prior to law school, Willie worked for two years as an underwriter and portfolio manager representing middle-market corporate clients for a bank in Chicago. In his free time, Willie enjoys golf, basketball, biking and sampling new restaurants.
Forrest graduated from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo with a B.S. in Biomedical Science and a B.A. in Psychology. A New York native, he moved with his wife to Wisconsin, where he is currently a 2L law student. Forrest is pursuing a Certificate in International Law and Business and is interested in intellectual property, as well as international and domestic business law. Forrest's other interests include travel, camping, spending time with his family, and homebrewing.
Courtney A. Hollander
Courtney graduated from Ripon College with a degree in Communication and Business Administration. She is a second year law student, focusing primarily on business law and the legal issues facing businesses at different stages of their development. Prior to attending law school, Courtney worked as both a consultant and director of a student-led consulting business, gaining significant experience in working with entrepreneurs. She was a legal assistant for three years at a firm in her hometown, focusing primarily on business, real estate, and estate planning matters.
Brett graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Accounting. Prior to law school, Brett worked for a Minneapolis manufacturing company and a Big-4 accounting firm. He is currently a second year law student, with interests in taxation and business. In his free time, Brett enjoys golf, softball, and cooking.
Chris graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Economics and Environmental Ethics. Prior to attending law school, Chris spent two years in Palo Alto, California as a Corporate Paralegal at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. While at WSGR, Chris specialized in assisting tech startups with formation, venture financings, stock administration and mergers & acquisitions. He is currently a second year law student with interests in corporate law and clean water technology. In his free time, Chris enjoys cooking, playing golf and exploring Milwaukee.
Xiaohong Liu, PhD
Xiaohong is a third year law student with an interest in IP and business law. He graduated from Hunan Normal University, Hunan, PRC with a BS in Chemistry and has a PhD in Chemistry from University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. After completing a post doctoral fellowship in NIH, Xiaohong has been working in the pharmaceutical industry as a research scientist. He is also a licensed patent agent. In his spare time, Xiaohong enjoys spending time with my family.
Cameron graduated from Purdue University with an Associate Degree in Computer Graphics Technology and from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Arts and Political Science. He has worked as a freelance graphic designer, in web design and development, and in medical records software support. He sang on (and designed the album art for) two studio albums for his undergraduate a cappella group, UW-Madison's Fundamentally Sound, both of which have received national award nominations.
Max graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.B.A. in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics. While an undergraduate student, Max gained considerable business experience by helping to manage his family’s small business and interning at a small business consulting firm. He is currently a third year law student with a special interest in real estate and business law. In addition to volunteering at the Tenant Resource Center, Max enjoys golfing and doing freelance graphic design work in his free time.
Samuel Mark Mitchell
I graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Arabic & Peace Studies. I am a rising 2L with practice interests in business and securities law, government relations, and the defense and energy industries. Prior to law school, I spent significant time in the Persian Gulf conducting policy research on energy security and US-GCC diplomatic relations. I speak Arabic, and enjoy sports, foreign affairs and politics.
Olivia graduated from DePauw University with a double major in religious studies and political science. She completed a master's degree in comparative religion with a research focus on Islam. Immediately prior to law school, she worked as an adjunct instructor at Miami University and helped run her dad's bar. Olivia enjoys cooking, reading, NPR, and spending as much time outdoors as possible.
Angela N. Muñoz
Angie graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a B.A. in Linguistics. During law school, she has volunteered for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, and interned for Judge Brian Blanchard at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Angie is a third-year law student interested in many areas of law, including estate planning, business, and taxation.
Kahini graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Political Science and French. Since then, she has spent time working in Boston, New York, and Wisconsin. Her past experiences include project management, business technology research, and data governance projects.
Vaughn graduated from Carleton College in 2012 with a degree in Biology. Prior to attending law school, Vaughn worked on the clinical sales team for Medtox Laboratories in St. Paul, MN. Vaughn will be a second-year law student and is interested in patent and business law. He enjoys spending his free time playing pick-up basketball, cooking, and anything lake-related.
Heidi graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Honors English. She is a third year law student at Wisconsin focusing on patent litigation and helping businesses optimize their intellectual property portfolios. During law school Heidi has represented clients at the Unemployment Appeals Clinic and is currently a Senior Note and Comment Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society. In her spare time, Heidi enjoys running, reading, and cooking.
A native Southerner, Jasmine attended Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Her sophomore year she founded a mentoring organization for young girls in her hometown of Montgomery, Alabama. She graduated from Spelman with a Bachelors of Arts in English and spent two years working for CBRE, Inc. as a research and business development analyst before attending law school. She is currently a second-year student with an interest in economic development and business. In her free-time she enjoys volunteering, traveling, and golf.
Brett graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in Finance and Real Estate. During college, he also played basketball for the Badgers. After graduation and prior to law school, Brett spent two years as a real estate analyst for Ernst & Young in Chicago. Brett is currently a second year law student with an interest in business law.
Kai has a BA in law from China and an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is currently a second year law student at UW Madison with interest in business law and tax law. Kai interned with Baker McKenzie LLP before moving to the US. He also has experience in drafting LLC operating agreement, and assisting business transactions from his internship with some DC law firms. In his free time, Kai enjoys badminton and reading.