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Student Ambassadors

The LSU Law Center is proud to have some of the nation’s most promising future lawyers. Law Ambassadors are an integral part of the Admissions team. They routinely provide one-on-one counseling, give tours and assist with recruitment events on and off campus.

You may contact a Law Ambassador with any questions you have about the LSU Law experience.

John Arboleda, 3L

Interests:   Trial Advocacy / Hispanic Law Students Association / Sports / LSU Football / Criminal Law

Hometown:  London, ON

Undergraduate Study:   Sociology with minor in Criminology

Undergraduate College:   Western University

Contact:  jarbol1@lsu.edu

Zachary Besson, 2L

Interests:  PILS / Business Law / Contracts / Cooking / Traveling / My cats

Hometown:  Houma, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science; minor in Philosophy

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  zbesso2@lsu.edu

Madeline Connelly, 2L

Interests:  PILS / Kappa Alpha Theta Alumna / Barrister's Bowl / WLSA / Miss America Organization / Travel / LSU Law 1L Mentor / Flory Mock Trial Competitor / Homelessness Advocacy & Outreach

Hometown:  Humble, TX

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science Concentrations: International Politics & Law and Comparative Government and Politics Minor: Sociology and Vocal Performance

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  mconn25@lsu.edu

Jarmanese Davis, 2L

Interests:  Shopping/ Traveling/ DIY Projects/ Exploring great restaurants

Hometown:  Houston, TX

Undergraduate Study:  Criminal Justice

Undergraduate College:  University of Texas - San Antonio

Contact:  jdav391@lsu.edu

Danielle Dumett, 3L

Interests:  WLSA Fundraising Chair / Student Mentor / Tennis / Travel / History

Hometown:  Marietta, GA

Undergraduate Study:  Anthropology

Undergraduate College:  Kennesaw State University

Contact:  ddumet1@lsu.edu

Marlee Evans, 2L

Interests:  WLSA / Public Interest Law Society / LSU Law Student Mentor / LSU 2+3 student / Traveling / Cats

Hometown:  Bentley, LA

Undergraduate Study:  English- Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  mevan57@lsu.edu

Clay Everett, 3L

Interests:  PILS / Teen Court / MBA / Sports / Manchester United / Travel / Consulting / Leadership Development

Hometown:  Brooksville, FL

Undergraduate Study:  BA: Business Admin BS: Sports Manag Minor: Economics

Undergraduate College:  University of Florida

Contact:  revere3@lsu.edu

William "Grey" Fitzgerald, 2L

Interests:  PILS / Running Club / Ultimate Frisbee / Student Mentor / Petting Dogs / Introducing Myself to Dogs / Dogs

Hometown:  Sarasota, FL

Undergraduate Study:  Criminology with a minor in Forensic Behavioral Health

Undergraduate College:  University of South Florida

Contact:  wfitzg1@lsu.edu

Nate Gordon, 3L

Interests:  civil litigation / running / anime / PS5 / Xbox One

Hometown:  Spartanburg, SC

Undergraduate Study:  Sociology

Undergraduate College:  Georgetown University

Contact:  ngordo9@lsu.edu

Miriam Grant, 2L

Interests:  WLSA / PILS / Student Mentor / Criminal Law / Constitutional Law / Dance

Hometown:  Torrance, CA

Undergraduate Study:  BA: Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law

Undergraduate College:  University of California, San Diego

Contact:  mgran29@lsu.edu

Lance Harvey, 3L

Interests:  Student Bar Association / BLSA / Military / Travel, Sports

Hometown:  Locust Grove, GA

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science, Pre-Legal Studies

Undergraduate College:  Presbyterian College

Contact:  bharv16@lsu.edu

Catherine Hunt, 3L

Interests:  Journal of Energy Law and Resources - Notes and Comments Editor / Moot Court / Civil Mediation Clinic / WLSA / Student Mentor / Phi Mu alumna / Traveling / Wasting time on Tik Tok / LSU sports

Hometown:  Lake Charles, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Journalism with minors in Spanish and Business Administration

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  chunt23@lsu.edu

Samantha Jacobsen, 2L

Interests:  WLSA / LSU Law Mentor / Ethics Committee / Trial Advocacy / Barristers Bowl Cheerleader/ Phi Mu alumna / Traveling

Hometown:  Tampa, FL

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science & International Affairs

Undergraduate College:  Florida State University

Contact:  sjaco33@lsu.edu

Neyah Johnson, 3L

Interests:  Cooking / Shopping / Traveling / Spending time with family and friends

Hometown:  Atlanta, GA

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  njohn88@lsu.edu

Spencer Knudsen, 2L

Interests:  Barristerā€™s Bowl / LSU Law Mentor / Mergers & Acquisitions / Travelling / Music / Sneaker & Streetwear Design / Alpha Tau Omega Alumnus

Hometown:  Katy, TX

Undergraduate Study:  Finance

Undergraduate College:  Texas A&M University

Contact:  sknuds2@lsu.edu

Ariana Levi, 3L

Interests:  Real Estate Law/ Estate Planning/ American History/ Dog Walking and Training/ Travel/ Cooking and spending time with family and friends

Hometown:  Cocoa Beach, FL

Undergraduate Study:  History and Philosophy

Undergraduate College:  University of South Florida

Contact:  ajac158@lsu.edu

Kailee Lloyd, 2L

Interests:  Journal for Social Justice and Policy - Junior Associate / Public Interest Law Society / Travel / Alpha Delta Pi Alum / Disney College Program Alum / Hockey

Hometown:  Austin, TX

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science & Criminal Justice

Undergraduate College:  University of North Texas

Contact:  klloyd8@lsu.edu

Ryan McNeil, 2L

Interests:  Public Interest Law Society / Federal Advocacy / Tennis / Travel / D&D / History

Hometown:  Baton Rouge, LA

Undergraduate Study:  History

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  rmcnei7@lsu.edu

Reagan Minaldi, 3L

Interests:  WLSA / OUTlaw / International Law Society / 1L Student Mentor / Graduate Senator for LSU Student Government / Travel / Foodie / Dog Mom

Hometown:  Beaumont, TX

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science & Legal Studies

Undergraduate College:  Lamar University

Contact:  rminal3@lsu.edu

Danielle Monsour, 2L

Interests:  Law Clerk / Real Estate / Moot Court / WLSA / Traveling / Farming / Cooking / E-Sports

Hometown:  St. Francisville, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Psychology / Spanish

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  jcla145@lsu.edu

Katie Peppo, 2L

Interests:  WLSA / graduate senator for LSU student government / academic tutor / travel

Hometown:  New Orleans, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Dual degree in Mass Communication and Political Science

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  kpeppo1@lsu.edu

Phiyen Phan, 3L

Interests:  Society for Asian Lawyers- President/ LSU Law Board of Advocates/ Academic Tutor- Torts/ LSU 3+3 Program/ Dogs / Knitting

Hometown:  Breaux Bridge, LA

Undergraduate Study:  International Studies

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  pphan3@lsu.edu

Renae Pierre, 3L

Interests:  Black Law Students Association - President / Society for Asian Lawyers / Public Interest Law Society / Womens Law Students Association / WSJ Crosswords / Eating / Crawfish Season / New Orleans Saints

Hometown:  New Orleans, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  rpierr3@lsu.edu

Katherine Roberts, 3L

Interests:  Research Assistant / Tullis Moot Court Competitor / Barristers Bowl Cheerleader / Delta Gamma Alumna / Traveling / LSU sports

Hometown:  Baton Rouge, LA

Undergraduate Study:  public relations concentration in Mass Communication; Business Administration minor

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  krobe84@lsu.edu

Mikha Romero, 3L

Interests:  Louisiana Law Review / Academic Tutoring Program / Research Assistant / Chi Omega Alumna / Running / Spending time with my cat, Ruthie

Hometown:  Sulphur, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Mass Communication with concentration in Public Relations and minor in Business Administration

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  mrome15@lsu.edu

Cat Rutherford, 3L

Interests:  Louisiana Law Review Issue Editor / Barristers' Bowl Cheerleader / Women Law Student Association / LSU Law 1L Mentor / Student Bar Association / Public Interest Law Society / Child & Family Law Society / MBA / LA Notary Public / CASA Volunteer / Orange Theory Enthusiast / Global Travel / Queso Connoisseur

Hometown:  Watson, LA

Undergraduate Study:  International Trade & Finance

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  cruthe7@lsu.edu

Dakota Scurlock, 2L

Interests:  Journal of Energy Law & Resources- Junior Associate / Student Mentor / Dog Dad / Louisiana Sports / Cooking / PILS / Entertainment & Media Law Society / LSU Law Tax Club / Dispute Resolution Team / Tailgate enthusiast

Hometown:  Houma, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Accounting & Finance

Undergraduate College:  Nicholls State University

Contact:  dscurl2@lsu.edu

Brooke Smith, 2L

Interests:  Barristers' Bowl Cheerleader / Public Interest Law Society / Women Law Student Association / SBA 1L Mentor / Sports, Entertainment & Media Law Society / Family / Friends / Travel / Cats / Journalism

Hometown:  Benton, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Mass Communication with a concentration in political communication; minor in history

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  bsmi263@lsu.edu

Kerry Steen, 3L

Interests:  SBA Athletics Committee / Travelling / Football / Baseball / Listening to Music / Art

Hometown:  Marietta, GA

Undergraduate Study:  Finance concentration in International Business; Spanish

Undergraduate College:  Mississippi State University

Contact:  ksteen4@lsu.edu

Emily Vest, 3L

Interests:  Louisiana Law Review / Academic Tutoring Program / Student Mentor / Traveling / The Outdoors / Pugs / Kids

Hometown:  Roundup, MT

Undergraduate Study:  Political Science

Undergraduate College:  Montana State University

Contact:  evest3@lsu.edu

Christopher Ward, 3L

Interests:  LSU Student Government's Director of Governmental Relations / PILS / Environmental Law Society / Military family / Travel / My awesome cat, Bruno / LSU football / Painting / Thrifting

Hometown:  Leesville, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Business Economics

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana Tech University

Contact:  Cward61@lsu.edu

Amelie Whitehurst, 3L

Interests:  JAG / Public Interest Law Society / Chi Omega Alumni / former LSU Track and Cross-Country athlete / all things Disney / traveling / cooking / photography

Hometown:  Baton Rouge, LA

Undergraduate Study:  History; Minors in Sociology & Political Science

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  awhi123@lsu.edu

Britney Young, 2L

Interests:  WLSA / BLSA / LSU Law 3+3 / PILS/ Tennis

Hometown:  Breaux Bridge, LA

Undergraduate Study:  Mass Communication (Public Relations)

Undergraduate College:  Louisiana State University

Contact:  byoun52@lsu.edu