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    St. Thomas University - School of LawThe St. Thomas Law Review is established for the purpose of enhancing the analytical, research, and writing skills of its membership, and advancing debate within the legal community by publishing a professional journal and online companion known as the St. Thomas Law Review.

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    Our Board of Editors

    Executive Board

    Massiel Alonso
    Editor-in-Chief

    Massiel Alonso

    Massiel Alonso serves as Editor-in-Chief for the St. Thomas Law Review. She graduated from Florida International University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Philosophy. She received recognition for writing a Comment of publishable quality in the Spring of 2022, which was then published in the St. Thomas Law Review Journal Volume 34, Issue II. She is a law clerk at R&S International Law Group, where she has gained experience in areas such as real estate, estate planning, and corporate formations. She is interested in practicing in the areas of estate planning and business transactions. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, boyfriend, and their Goldendoodle--Daisy.

    Alejandro Flores, Jr.
    Managing Editor

    Alejandro Flores, Jr.

    Alejandro Flores serves as Managing Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. In 2017, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Florida International University. Prior to attending St. Thomas College of Law, he served in the finance department for a Florida gubernatorial campaign and served in a similar capacity for a successful mayoral race in Miami-Dade County. Alejandro is interested in the areas of probate, trusts, estate planning, guardianship, and elder law. In his free time, he enjoys testing and surpassing his limits through powerlifting, spending time with his loved ones, doing geek activities, and playing with his cat, Andi.

    Marcos Llobell
    Executive Editor

    Marcos Llobell

    Marcos Llobell serves as Executive Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. He graduated from the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor’s in Criminology & Law. He received recognition for obtaining the highest score in the STLR 2021 Bluebook Exam and his love for the Bluebook has grown exponentially ever since. Beginning in the Summer of 2022, he has been employed as a law clerk at Cole, Scott & Kissane where he gained experience in personal injury defense litigation. He is also on the St. Thomas Trial Team with a passion for trial advocacy. In his free time, Marcos enjoys reading and spending time with family.

    Genesis M. Perez Medina
    Notes & Comments Editor

    Genesis M. Perez Medina

    Genesis serves as a Notes and Comments Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. Genesis was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She graduated from Florida International University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Communication with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Psychology. In 2018 she graduated from the University of Miami with a Master of Arts in Journalism. Genesis is currently a legal extern at Bacardi. She is interested in practicing entertainment law. Genesis likes to do Pilates and go to the movies in her free time.

    Andrew Tuma-Waku
    Notes & Comments Editor

    Andrew Tuma-Waku

    Andrew Tum-Waku serves as a Notes and Comments Editor for St. Thomas Law Review. He previously obtained his Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Accounting from the University of San Francisco. In addition, he also obtained his Master’s in Business Administration from Florida International University focusing on International Business. Prior to law school, Andrew gained experience in cryptography services working with banks in South Africa, as well as, with a start-up company in San Francisco. Currently, he is interning at a personal injury law firm and is interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, and movies and spending time with family and friends.

    Gladis Guardado
    Senior Articles Editor

    Gladis Guardado

    Gladis Guardado serves as a Senior Articles Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. She graduated cum laude from Florida International University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in International Relations. Gladis currently works as a Law Clerk at Del Pino Law Firm and aspires to practice Family and Bankruptcy law. In her free time, she loves spending time with her friends and family, exploring the Miami food scene, and enjoying sunny beach days.

    Lily Carmona
    Senior Articles Editor

    Lily Carmona

    Lily Carmona serves as Senior Articles Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. She graduated from Florida International University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Lily worked as a legal assistant for 4 years before deciding to go to law school where she is pursuing an Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Certificate. She hopes to serve as a corporate lawyer, focusing on technology and entertainment law. During her leisure time, Lily enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her golden doodle, Maui.

    Brittany Hoskins
    Senior Articles Editor

    Brittany Hoskins

    Brittany Hoskins serves as the Senior Articles Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review. She is also the secretary of the St. Thomas Business Law Society. Brittany is from Miami, Florida, and a third-year at St. Thomas University College of Law. She is pursuing a Business Law Certificate and is interested in practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and business transactions. In her free time, she enjoys working as a personal trainer and spending time with her family and friends.

    Carly Athanasatos
    Article Soliciation Editor

    Carly Athanasatos

    Carly serves as the Article Soliciation Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. Carly is from Eastern Pennsylvania and graduated in 2014 from an all-women’s college, Cedar Crest College, with a Bachelor’s in Social Work and a certificate in Child Welfare. Prior to law school, Carly worked as a social worker serving at risk youth in both Florida and Pennsylvania. While in law school, Carly is pursuing the Intercultural Human Rights Certificate and has interned for the 19th Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Children Legal Services, and currently for the City of Port St. Lucie. During her free time, Carly enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with her fiancé.

    Alison Andrade
    Executive Online Editor

    Alison Andrade

    Alison serves as the Executive Online Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. Alison attended Florida International Univerity where she earned her Bachelor's in both Criminal Justice and Psychology. She has an interest in Business law and Family law and plans to practice in these areas of law. In addition, Alison has a passion for advocating for children and has interned with Guardian Ad Litem Program for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court. She is currently working as a law clerk at The Soto Law Group, P.A where she has gained experience in business litigation. During her free time, Alison loves traveling, reading, and spending quality time with her family and friends.

    Angelica Knight
    Alumni Outreach Editor

    Angelica Knight

    Angelica Knight serves as the Alumni Outreach Editor for the St. Thomas Law Review. She obtained her bachelors in Criminal Justice and her Masters in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University. She is currently working as a law clerk at Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Cole + Bierman. This is her second summer with the firm, and she has been able to gain experience in an array of practice areas. In her free time, Angelica loves spending time with her son.


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    Casey Amaya

    Lydie Arakaza

    Christopher Cabrera

    Zachary Cohen

    Robert Lawlor

    Shaun Lenin

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