Journal of International Aging Law & Policy - Meet the Editors

YelloNatalie M. Yello
Editor in Chief
Natalie Yello is a third-year student at Stetson. She is also an associate justice for Stetson’s Moot Court Board and she serves as the president of the Stetson Chapter of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division. Yello is a 2016 fellow with the national Ms. JD program and also has served as a research and writing teaching assistant at Stetson. She received her B.A. and B.S. from the University of Florida, majoring in political science and psychology with a minor in leadership development. In her spare time, Yello enjoys snuggling with her chihuahua and collecting antiques and vinyl records.

media/Brown-web.jpgDaniel H. Brown
Executive Editor
Dan Brown is a third-year student at Stetson. He currently interns with the Air Force Judge Advocate General at MacDill Air Force Base and is part of Stetson Law's Student Leadership Development Committee. Brown received his B.A. from the University of South Florida, majoring in criminology with a minor in political science. Being featured on local and national television, Brown is a professional competitive juggler, and is routinely hired to perform. In his spare time, Brown enjoys exercising, reading, surfing, and of course, juggling.

ShookAlyssa Acquaviva
Senior Editor
Alyssa Acquaviva is a third-year student at Stetson. She is a teaching assistant, research assistant, the vice president of the Tax Law Society, a candidate for an Elder Law concentration, and a member of the honors program. Acquaviva is originally from Tampa, Florida. She graduated from the University of South Florida’s Honors College with a B.A. in business with a concentration in marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and spending time with her family. 

PetersenCassidy Petersen
Associate Editor
Cassidy Petersen is a second-year student at Stetson and serves as an associate editor. She is in the elder law concentration program, and is enrolled in the M.B.A. dual-degree program. Petersen graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a B.S. in business management. She is originally from Indialantic, Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys running, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.

MejidoOlivia Mejido
Associate Editor
Olivia Mejido is a second-year student at Stetson and serves as an associate editor. She is also a member of the Dispute Resolution Board, Elder Law Society, Hispanic Bar Association, and Student Wellness Society. Mejido graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in sociology with minors in law & society and Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, painting, and riding her bike.

LopezCaleb Lopez
Associate Editor
Caleb Lopez is a second-year student. He serves on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division Board of Governors in addition to serving as treasurer for the Elder Law Division. He is originally from Mexico City, and served in the Navy for five years. His B.S. is in psychology. His favorite activities are watching and playing soccer.

InnocentCindy M. Innocent
Associate Editor
Cindy Innocent is a second-year student at Stetson and currently serves as an associate editor. She also works as both a research assistant and student associate for LexisNexis. Originally from Miami, Florida, Innocent graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in criminology. Outside of law school, she enjoys baking, sewing, and kite flying.

CloseJessica K. Close
Associate Editor
Prior to coming to Stetson, Jessica Close worked as a high school social studies teacher for more than 10 years. She received a master's degree in education from the College of William and Mary after graduating from the University of South Florida with a degree in history. Close is a long time resident of Venice, Florida, where she lives with her husband and their two boys. She is also an active member of the community. She volunteers at her boys’ schools, served for three years on the PTA executive board, and has coached youth soccer for several seasons. At Stetson,Close is the public relations officer of the Elder Law Society and is part of the elder law concentration program. She hopes to practice elder law in Sarasota or Charlotte counties after graduation.

BoussiasStephanie A. Boussias
Associate Editor
Stephanie Boussias is a second-year student and is an associate editor. Boussias is the vice president of the school's National Organization for Women and also works as a research assistant. Prior to law school, she served as an AmeriCorps member for a non-profit organization called City Year Orlando. Boussias graduated from Florida State University with a B.A. in English literature and a B.S. in international affairs. Outside of law school, Boussias enjoys cooking, singing, and spending time with her family, fiancé, and dog.

DesaiYugma Desai
Associate Editor

Yugma Desai is a second-year student at Stetson and serves as an associate editor. Originally from India, she has lived in Florida most of her life. Desai graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in advertising and a minor in classical studies. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, painting, and going to the beach.

EjankowskiChelsea Ejankowski
Associate Editor

Chelsea Ejankowski is a second-year student at Stetson and serves as an associate editor. She is the secretary of the Elder Law Society, and is part of the elder law concentration program. She graduated from Florida State University with a B.A. in art history, as well as a museum studies certification and Italian studies minor. In her spare time, Ejankowski enjoys cooking, bike riding, and spending time with friends, family, and her cat, Scout.

ChoiAdriana Choi
Associate Editor

Adriana Choi is a second-year student at Stetson and serves as an associate editor. She is a candidate for the elder law concentration program. Choi is originally from Wellington, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in criminal justice and a minor in legal studies. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, baking and spending time with her golden retriever.