Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Bernard Hibbitts is JURIST's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, and a Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. A Canadian Rhodes Scholar born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he studied law at Oxford, Dalhousie Law School, the University of Toronto, and finally Harvard Law School (LLM 1988), where he was Associate Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal. He is a former law clerk to Justice Gerald LeDain of the Supreme Court of Canada. He created the site that became JURIST in 1996.

Executive Director

JURIST's Acting Executive Director is Andrew Morgan. Andrew is a 2011 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he focused on International and Comparative Law. He previously served as JURIST's Chief of Staff and wrote and edited for Paper Chase. Andrew also holds a BA in Computer Science from New York University.

Research Director

JURIST's Research Director is Jaclyn Belczyk. Jaclyn is a 2008 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which she holds a JD and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh.

Technical Director

JURIST Board Member Jeremiah Lee volunteers his time as Technical Director. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and holds a BS in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Managing Editor

JURIST's Managing Editor is Sean Gallagher, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Sean graduated with a BA in Economics and Theology from Loyola University Maryland. He also serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Chief of Staff

JURIST's Chief of Staff is Jaimie Cremeans, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Jaimie holds a BS in Political Science and Journalism from Central Michigan University. She also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Editorial Coordinator

JURIST's Editorial Coordinator is Rebecca DiLeonardo, a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Rebecca holds a BA in Philosophy from Washington and Jefferson College. She also writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Senior Editors

JURIST's Senior Editors are experienced staffers who take leading roles in managing and writing JURIST.

Leigh Argentieri is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Kimberly Bennett is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Social Media service and writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service. She also serves as Development Coordinator, assisting the Executive Director on fundraising and outreach efforts, and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Alex Ferraro is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's Forum service, is the Vice President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Samuel Franklin is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service, is the Business Manager of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Elizabeth Hand is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service, is the President of the JURIST Staff and Supporters Association and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Elizabeth Imbarlina is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Dateline service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Sung Un Kim is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Stephanie Kogut is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Cynthia Miley is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Arjun Mishra is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He heads JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services.

John Paul Putney is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He previously wrote for JURIST's Paper Chase service, and he currently assists the Executive Director on outreach efforts and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Max Slater is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes and serves as a peer editor for JURIST's Paper Chase service. He also serves as Public Interest Coordinator and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Sarah Steers is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Kyle Webster is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.


Associate Editors

JURIST's Associate Editors are experienced anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

Alexandra Cabonor is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

Jaclyn Clifford is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Social Media service.

Julie Deisher is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Dan DeRight is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Forum service.

Theresa Donovan is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Ian Everhart is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on special projects.

Michael Kalis is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Forum service.

Stephen Krug is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

Elizabeth LaForgia is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Lauren Laing is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Fangxing Li is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Michael Micsky is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Benjamin Minegar is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Sonal Modi is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She assists the Executive Director on public relations.

Addison Morris is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Michael Muha is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Hotline and Sidebar services.

Laura Klein Mullen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Kieran O'Leary is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a JURIST technical specialist.

Emily Osgood is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service.

Matthew Pomy is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Genevieve Redd is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Social Media service and writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Zachariah Rivenbark is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services.

Peter Snyder is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Paper Chase service.

Endia Vereen is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Dateline service.


Assistant Editors

JURIST's Assistant Editors are new anchors, editors, researchers and technical specialists.

JURIST looks forward to welcoming a new group of Assistant Editors this fall.

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