Law Review Editorial Board

Managing Editors

Editor in Chief: ERICA P. SENSENBRENNER

Erica P. Sensenbrenner is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Editor in Chief of the Loyola Law Review. Ms. Sensenbrenner’s casenote was published in the Summer 2017 issue of Loyola Law Review, and her comment will be published in the Spring 2018 issue. Ms. Sensenbrenner also received the Editorial Board Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Law Review Candidate or Member. In addition to her service for the Law Review, Ms. Sensenbrenner is a member of Moot Court and the St. Thomas More Inn of Court. In the 2016-2017 academic year, she was the brief writer and an oralist for the Pace Environmental Law Moot Court team, and served as a teaching assistant for Professor Monica Hof Wallace for her Legal Research & Writing and Moot Court courses.

Ms. Sensenbrenner received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication and a minor in Business Administration.

Following her graduation in May 2018, Ms. Sensenbrenner will sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam. She will serve as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Lance M. Africk in the Eastern District of Louisiana beginning in August 2018, and she looks forward to joining Adams and Reese, LLP in the Fall of 2019. 

Managing Editor, Print: KRISTINA M. LAGASSE

Kristina M. Lagasse is a third-year law student and serves as the Managing Editor of Print of the Loyola Law Review. Kristina’s casenote was published in the Summer 2017 issue of Loyola Law Review, and her comment will be published in the Spring 2018 issue. In addition to her involvement in Law Review, Ms. Lagasse remains actively involved in Moot Court.

Ms. Lagasse graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication with minors in Business Administration and Leadership Development. In 2013, Ms. Lagasse began her career in government and public affairs at Cox Communications where she specialized in internal communications, led community outreach and diversity initiatives, and connected low-income students to affordable broadband service. 

Following graduation in May 2018, Ms. Lagasse will sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam. She looks forward to joining Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, LLC in the Fall of 2018.

Managing Editor, Substance and Citation: JESSICA VICTORIA HIDALGO

Jessica Victoria Hidalgo is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Managing Editor of Substance and Citation for the Loyola Law Review. In addition to her contributions to Law Review, Ms. Hidalgo is a research assistant for Professor Emeritus Gerard A. Rault, Jr. She is active in Loyola Moot Court as a staff member and the editor of the Moot Court semi-annual newsletter. Ms. Hidalgo received the runner-up Best Brief award in the 2016 Moot Court’s Best Brief Competition. She is also a member of the St. Thomas Moore Inn of Court. 

Ms. Hidalgo is a federal judicial extern for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Her previous legal experience includes externships with the Honorable John J. Molaison, Jr. in the 24th Judicial District Court, the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, and the Orleans Parish City Attorney’s Office, as well as an internship with the Jefferson Parish Attorney’s Office. 

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Hidalgo graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Loyola University New Orleans and the University Honors Program, and interned in the Communications and Public Relations department of the New Orleans Museum of Art. Ms. Hidalgo will sit for the Louisiana Bar Examination following her graduation in May 2018. 

 

Articles Editors

PERRY T. GRAHAM

Perry T. Graham is a third-year law student and currently serves as Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review. Mx. Graham’s casenote was selected for publication in Spring 2017, and they were also awarded the Editorial Board Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Law Review Candidate or Member.

In addition to their contributions to the Law Review, Mx. Graham serves as the teaching assistant for Professor Robert Garda’s Contracts class. Mx. Graham has also served as a research assistant for Professors Mitchell Crusto, Andrea Armstrong, and Bill Quigley. Mx. Graham currently serves as the Vice President of Loyola’s chapter of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and is a student practitioner with the Immigration Law Section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice.

Mx. Graham was an extern for the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown in the Eastern District of Louisiana. They have also clerked for the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center and the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice. In 2017, Mx. Graham was awarded the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center Pro Bono Award and the Warren E. Mouledoux Professional Responsibility Award.

Prior to attending law school, Mx. Graham received a B.S. in environmental policy and planning from Virginia Tech. Mx. Graham will sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam following their graduation in May 2018.

M. KATE RICHARDSON

M. Kate Richardson is a third-year law student at Loyola. She currently serves as Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review, which selected her comment for publication in the Fall 2017 issue. Ms. Richardson is originally from Houston, Texas. She received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from New York University and a master’s degree in Spanish from Tulane University. Prior to law school, Ms. Richardson taught Spanish at Delgado Community College and worked as a reporter and producer at 89.9 WWNO New Orleans Public Radio.

During her time at Loyola, Ms. Richardson has interned at Sin Fronteras in Mexico City and Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. She has received Gillis Long internship grants to work at the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice and the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services in San Antonio, Texas.  She is currently a student practitioner with the Immigration Law Section of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice.

Following graduation, Ms. Richardson intends to sit for the Texas bar exam and work in public interest immigration law. 

 

Casenote & Comment Editors

BRIAN G. REANEY, II

Brian G. Reaney, II is a third-year law student and a Casenote & Comment Editor of the Loyola Law Review. In addition to his involvement with the Law Review, Mr. Reaney is an active Moot Court staff member and coach of the Constitutional Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team. Mr. Reaney is a member of Loyola’s Vis Moot International Arbitration Team that competes every spring in Vienna, Austria. 

Mr. Reaney was a teaching assistant for Professor Johanna Kalb in the Fall 2016 and Fall 2017 semesters.  Mr. Reaney is a student practitioner in Loyola’s Family Law Clinic, and he is a member in the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.

Following graduation in 2018, Mr. Reaney will sit for the Louisiana bar exam. He will join Irwin, Fritchie, Urquhart, & Moore, LLC as an associate in the Fall of 2018. 

 

WHITNEY M. WILSON

Whitney M. Wilson is a third-year law student and serves as a Casenote & Comment Editor of the Loyola Law Review. Ms. Wilson is a Moot Court member, the coach for the 2018 Admiralty Moot Court Team, and previously competed as an oralist and brief writer for the Admiralty Moot Court team in 2017. 

Prior to law school, Ms. Wilson earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Northwestern State University before earning a Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.  She worked for an internet marketing company in Shreveport for several years and was a legal assistant at Simon, Fitzgerald, Cooke, Reed, and Welch, LLC.  

Ms. Wilson’s legal experience during law school includes summer associate positions at the New Orleans firms Jones Walker, LLP, The Kullman Firm, and Pandit Law, LLC. She was also a summer associate at Gold Weems Bruser Sues & Rundell in Alexandria, Louisiana.

 

Candidate Development and Symposium Editor

CHASERAY L. GRIFFIN

Chaseray L. Griffin is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Candidate Development & Symposium Editor on the Law Review Editorial Board. In addition to his contributions to Law Review, Mr. Griffin served as a Legal Research & Writing and Moot Court teaching assistant for Professor Emily Bishop during the 2016-2017 school year and currently serves as the Moot Court ABA team coach. Mr. Griffin is also the founder of the Loyola Education Law Organization.

Prior to law school, Mr. Griffin graduated from Loyola University New Orleans where he received a B.A. in Journalism. After graduating, he directed a fundraising campaign office in Austin, Texas. Since returning to New Orleans in 2010, he has worked as an advocate with the juvenile public defender’s office as a teaching assistant and mentor at a local middle school and as the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Senior Supervising Advocate. 

Mr. Griffin’s legal experience includes a summer internship with the Advocacy Center in 2016 and summer clerkships with Adams and Reese, LLP, and Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP in 2017. Mr. Griffin currently externs for Judge Nannette Brown at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. 

Following graduation in May 2018, Mr. Griffin intends to sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam. He will join the firm of Adams and Reese, LLP in the fall of 2018.

 

Online Editor

COURTNEY E. HARPER

Courtney E. Harper is a third-year law student and currently serves as the Online Editor of the Loyola Law Review Editorial Board. Ms. Harper’s comment will be published in the Fall 2017 issue of Loyola Law Review. In the 2016-2017 academic year, she was an oralist on the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court team and served as Professor Sandi Varnado’s research assistant. Ms. Harper is currently the brief writer and an oralist on the National Moot Court team. She is also a member of the St. Thomas More Inn of Court.

Ms. Harper’s legal experience includes a judicial externship with the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle in the Eastern District of Louisiana, as well as a clerkship with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson LLP during the Summer of 2016. She clerked with Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. and Liskow & Lewis during the Summer of 2017.

Following her graduation in May 2018, Ms. Harper intends to sit for the Louisiana Bar Exam. She will serve as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana before joining the firm of Liskow & Lewis in the Fall of 2019.