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 Legal News. 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 Legal News 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 Legal News 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 Student Commentary service and serves on JURIST's Editorial Board.

Kimberly Bennett is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News 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 Academic Commentary service, is the Vice President 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 Student Commentary 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 Student Commentary 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 Legal News service.

Stephanie Kogut is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She heads JURIST's Professional Commentary service 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 Legal News 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 Legal News 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 Legal News 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 Professional Commentary service.

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 Legal News service.

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

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

Stephen Krug is a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Professional Commentary service.

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

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

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

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

Michael Muha is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Professional Commentary 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 Student Commentary service.

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

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


Assistant Editors

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

Stephen Adelgren is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Maria Coladonato is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Academic Commentary service.

Neil Devlin is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's This Day at Law and Features services.

Michael Finley is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Student Commentary service.

Bethany Fischer is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She works on JURIST's Student Commentary service.

Taylor Gillan is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Josh Guckert is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Student Commentary service.

Kenneth Hall is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Academic Commentary service.

Bill Helbling is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Jason Kellam is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Professional Commentary service.

Amy Mathieu is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Bradley McAlister is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Brent Nesbitt is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He works on JURIST's Academic Commentary service.

Ann Schober is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Nicholas Tomsho is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Dominic Yobbi is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He writes for JURIST's Legal News service.

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.