Stetson Law Review - Meet the Editors

The Stetson Law Review is Stetson's premier academic journal, published three times each year. Each issue is presented in a symposium format to address contemporary legal topics. The Stetson Law Review editors and associates fully participate in the publishing process by soliciting, editing, and writing articles.

In addition to position-specific administrative functions, each editor on the executive board is responsible for guiding articles through the publication process. Editors exercise the competence, diligence, and communication skills that the practice of law demands. 

Contact Information:

Stetson Law Review • 1401 61st Street South • Gulfport, FL 33707
phone: 727-562-7800 ext. 7834, 7956 or 7957 • email: lrmarked@law.stetson.edu

Editor in Chief

Kai SuKai Su

Kai Su is a third-year student and the current editor-in-chief. Previously, she served as an articles and symposia editor. She is from Naples, Florida and earned a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida. Su is currently a member of Stetson’s Moot Court Board and the International Law Society. She enjoys yoga and running, sitting in coffee shops, cooking for friends, and she has an identical twin.

Executive Editor

Michelle MoretzMichelle Moretz

Michelle Moretz is a third-year student and the current executive editor. She is from Bristol, Tennessee and graduated from the University of North Carolina – Wilmington with a B.A. in Anthropology and a minor in History. Prior to law school, Moretz worked in the food and beverage industry as a manager and then became a criminal defense paralegal. Outside of law school, she enjoys spending time with her animals and visiting different local restaurants and museums.

Managing Editor

Emily JohnsonEmily Johnson

Emily Johnson is a third-year student and serves as the managing editor. She has previously served as the secretary of the Student Leadership Development Committee, and is a member of Phi Alpha Delta, FAWLS, the Elder Law Society, and the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Association. Johnson is from Killingworth, Connecticut and graduated from the University of Tampa with a B.S. in Criminology and a minor in Sociology. Outside of law school, Johnson likes to go to the beach, travel, hang out with friends and family, and play with her puppy.

Marketing Editor

Alexis ArnemannAlexis Arnemann

Alexis Arnemann is a second-year student and the current marketing editor. She is from Lake Mary, Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Legal Studies. Prior to law school, Arnemann worked as a server and bartender at The Wine Room on Park Ave in Winter Park, Florida. She is currently serving as a teaching assistant for Professor Mullins. Outside of law school, she enjoys boating, cooking, and wine tasting.

Research Editor

Kelly JacksonKelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson is a second-year student and the current research editor. She is from Lakeland, Florida and earned a B.S. in International Affairs from Florida State University. Jackson previously worked at the Public Defender’s Office 10th Judicial Circuit from January 2017 to August 2017 before beginning law school. Outside of law school, she enjoys reading, exercising, and occasionally swing dancing.

Recent Developments Editor

William MoreauWilliam Moreau

William Moreau is a third-year student and the current recent developments editor. Previously, he served as a Stetson Law Review digest writer. Moreau is from Palm Coast, Florida and earned a B.S. in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida. He has also interned at Gulfcoast Legal Services’ Tax Clinic. Outside of law school, Moreau enjoys video games, animal care, and studying outside subjects such as political science and philosophy.

Online Issue Editor

Nicole NeugebauerNicole Neugebauer

Nicole Neugebauer is a second-year student and the online issue editor. She is from Tampa, Florida and earned a dual degree in Business Administration and Psychology from the University of Florida. Neugebauer is also involved in Stetson’s Student Bar Association and Labor and Employment Law Society. Outside of law school, she enjoys playing with her mini goldendoodle, Ellie.

Articles and Symposia Editors

Rhianna Buschy Rhianna Busch

Rhianna Busch is a third-year student and a current articles and symposia editor. She is from Roanoke, Virginia and graduated from University of Bridgeport with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She subsequently worked as a registered dental hygienist for five years prior to law school. In her free time, Busch enjoys spending time with family, swimming, going to the beach, anything Disney, and live music.

Evan Dahdah Evan Dahdah

Evan Dahdah is a second-year student and a current articles and symposia editor and a digest writer for the recent developments issue. He is from Coral Springs, Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Political Science. Dahdah has interned for the Fourth District Court of Appeal and is currently interning at the Second District Court of Appeal. Outside of law school, Dahdah enjoys cooking, exercising, reading – and you might catch him playing paddleball on St. Pete Beach.

emily plaktonEmily Plakon

Emily Plakon is a second-year student and current articles and symposia editor. She also serves as the chair of the alumni relations committee. She is from Lake Mary, Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Political Science. Prior to law school, Plakon worked as a bartender and law firm receptionist. She is currently a Teaching Assistant for Research and Writing II. She enjoys playing Fortnite, motocross, and reading.

Kelley ThompsonKelley Thompson

Kelley Thompson is a third-year student and a current articles and symposia editor. She is from Palmetto, Florida and graduated from New College of Florida with a B.A. in Political Science. Thompson’s best moment on SLR was being awarded Best New Associate in Fall 2017. She is also a Moot Court Board member and enjoys going to concerts, shopping, watching movies, going to church, and spending time with her Cocker Spaniel outside of law school.

Chris LawsonChris Lawson

Chris Lawson is a second-year student and a current articles and symposia editor. He is from Wesley Chapel, Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Criminal Justice and a minor in Legal Studies. Lawson has previously served as a 1L SBA legislative representative and currently holds positions as the running club coordinator, a Moot Court Board member, and a research assistant to Professor Bowman. Outside of law school, Lawson enjoys going to local coffee shops and reading crime novels.

Sean MullenSean Mullen

Sean Mullen is a second-year student and current articles and symposia editor. He is from Saint Petersburg, Florida and graduated from University of South Florida summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. Prior to law school, Mullen spent fourteen years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps. He is currently in the Reserve while he pursues his J.D. He is also a Moot Court Board member and a teaching assistant for Criminal Law, Property Law, and Research and Writing II. He enjoys playing sports, spending time with his children and puppies, traveling, and visiting local restaurants in his spare time.

Taylor KoufosTaylor Koufos

Taylor Koufos is a third-year student and a current articles and symposia editor. She is originally from Wellington, Florida and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Writing and Media. Prior to law school, Koufos worked as a flight attendant. For fun, Koufos likes to lift weights, hula hoop, take online courses, and travel.

Notes and Comments Editors

Ashley GalvaoAshley Galvao

Ashley Galvao is a third-year student and a current notes and comments editor. She is from Smithfield, Rhode Island and earned a B.S. in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island. Galvao’s greatest enjoyment in law school so far has been meeting great people. Outside of law school, she enjoys traveling.

Rachel KingRachel King

Rachel King is a third-year student and a current notes and comments editor. She is from White Plains, New York and earned a B.A. in History from the City College of New York in 2014. King’s greatest enjoyment in law school so far has been learning about different areas of law through speaker events that are hosted on campus. Outside of law school, she enjoys thrifting, drinking coffee, and spoiling her cat.

Tara PachterTara Pachter

Tara Pachter is a third-year student and a current notes and comments editor. She is from Easton, Pennsylvania and graduated from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in American Studies and minors in Political Science/Women’s Studies. Pachter has previously served as a Student Bar Association representative, an ABA vice-representative, Stetson ambassador, and a teaching assistant for Professor Jacob. Outside of law school, she enjoys exploring St. Pete and playing with her dog.

Brian RemlerBrian Remler

Brian Remler is a second-year student and a current notes and comments editor. He is from Brunswick, Georgia and earned a B.A. from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012. Prior to law school, Remler managed Greenpeace’s fundraising offices in Raleigh, NC and St. Petersburg, FL. Outside of law school, he enjoys watching Netflix with his fiancé and three cats.

Assistant Editors

Matthew CerialeMatthew Ceriale

Matthew Ceriale is a third-year student and the current assistant online editor. He is from Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in criminal justice and a minor in legal studies. Ceriale is the first person in his immediate family to attend law school, and he enjoys exploring new destinations and spending time with his family.

Pedro Aranguez DiazPedro Aranguez Diaz

Pedro Aranguez Diaz is a first-year student and current assistant managing editor. He is from Granada, Spain and graduated from University of Granada with a law degree. He is pursuing the International Dual Degree in Law, commonly known as the “JD/Grado” program where he will have a law degree both in Europe and the U.S. upon completion. Prior to law school, Aranguez Diaz worked as a translator and interpreter for the criminal law firm, Aranguez Abogados, founded by his family. Outside of law school, he enjoys traveling, reading, watching films, and spending time with friends.

Amanda GovinAmanda Govin

Amanda Govin is a third-year student and a current assistant marketing editor. She is from Miami, Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in legal studies and a minor in crime law and deviance. Govin is also a research assistant for Professor Rozelle and the treasurer for the Business Law Society. Outside of law school, she enjoys going to the beach, playing with her roommate’s dogs, paddle boarding, and bike riding.

Brittany KovalskayaBrittany Kovalskaya

Brittany Kovalskaya is a first-year student and current assistant managing editor. She is from Palm Coast, Florida and graduated from Stetson University with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Prior to law school, Kovalskaya had a translating job for the Russian Bolshoi Ballet Theatre. Outside of law school, she enjoys going to the movies, playing tennis, cooking, traveling, playing video games, belly dancing, and adding to her collection of eighteen hand fans from countries around the world.

Kevin LinebergerKevin Lineberger

Kevin Lineberger is a second-year student and the current assistant research editor. He is from Jefferson, Georgia and graduated from University of North Georgia with a degree in criminal justice. Lineberger is also involved with Stetson’s Social Justice concentration and volunteers with local legal services. Outside of law school, he enjoys trying the many great restaurants in the St. Pete area.

media/1_Kirn.JPGMichaela Kirn

Michaela Kirn is a third-year student and a current assistant marketing editor. She is from Pace, Florida and earned a B.S. in Legal Studies with a minor in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida. Kirn has previously been a member of Stetson Law’s Student Bar Association, Stetson Ambassadors, and holds a position on the executive board of the Food Law Society. Outside of law school, she enjoys running, exercising, being outdoors, and traveling.

Wilma MetcalfWilma Metcalf

Wilma Metcalf is a first-year student and current assistant executive editor. She is from Marshall, North Carolina and graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies. Prior to law school, she worked in Homelessness and Healthcare Nonprofits in Durham, North Carolina and Raleigh, North Carolina. Outside of law school, Metcalf enjoys watching Netflix, traveling, and exploring the Tampa Bay area with her fiancé.