Bolch Judicial Institute
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Students

2020-2021

Connor Leydecker (Duke Law JD ’22) is a student editor for Judicature. He is also a Moot Court Board member and serves on Duke University Board of Trustees Centennial Celebration Committee. He interned with the Federal Trade Commission in Summer 2020 and hopes to clerk after graduation.

Bill Mo (Duke Law JD ’22) is a student editor for Judicature. He is also a staff editor for the Duke Law Journal and member of Transactional Law Society Board. He assisted in revising the Institute’s Best Practices publication.

Emma Roberts (Duke Law JD’21) is a student editor for Judicature. In addition to her work with Judicature, Emma is an active member of the Duke Law Journal and serves as Active Investigations Case Manager for the Duke Law Innocence Project. She interned for Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn and Judge Jane Boyle of the Northern District of Texas. Upon graduation, Emma will join Perkins Coie’s commercial litigation group in Dallas.

2019-20

Neil Joseph (Duke Law JD ’20) is a student editor for Judicature. He also is the editor in chief of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy and and executive committee member of the Moot Court Board. He served as a judicial intern for Judge Stephen Glickman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Colleen O’Leary (Duke Law JD ’20) is as student editor for Judicature. She also is notes editor for the Duke Law Journal and event chair for the Women’s Law Association.

2018-19

Matthew Eible (Duke Law JD/LLM ’19) served as a student fellow of the Bolch Judicial Institute and a student editor for Judicature. He edited draft Judicature articles, revised the Institute’s Best Practices publications, conducted original research on data protection laws for circulation to electronic discovery practitioners, and staffed the Appellate Judges Education Institute’s annual summit. He also was a research editor for the Duke Law Journal and a submissions editor for the American Journal of International Law. After graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

2017-18

Patrick Bradley (Duke Law JD ’18) served as one of the Bolch Judicial Institute’s inaugural Student Fellows and assisted in editing, drafting, and coordinating revisions of the Institute’s Standards and Best Practices documents. He also served as a student editor for Judicature. At Duke Law, Patrick served as editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court Board.

Leah Brenner (Duke Law JD ’18) served as a Student Fellow to the Bolch Judicial Institute for two years, conducting research, writing and editing Duke Conference Best Practices documents, assisting in managing the Appellate Judges Education Institute, and editing Judicature articles. She also was an Executive Editor for Law & Contemporary Problems, an active member of the Moot Court Board, and a competitor in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.  She clerked for Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III in the Delaware Court of Chancery after graduation.

Dacia Green (Duke Law JD ’18) served as a student editor for Judicature. She also was editor-in-chief of the Duke Law and Technology Review and articles editor for the Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy. She was co-founder and co-director of the Duke Law Feminist Collective and the director of finance for the Black Law Students Association.

2016-17

Glenn Chappell (Duke Law JD ’17) served as a Bolch Judicial Institute Student Fellow and as a student editor for Judicature. He also was managing editor for the Duke Law Journal, senior research editor for the Duke Law and Technology Review, and a member of the Moot Court Board. He received the Duke Law Faculty Writing Award in 2016. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1th Circuit.

2015-16

Alexis Reynolds (Duke Law JD ’16) served as a student editor for Judicature. She also served as online editor for the Duke Law Journal and was a CDO Committee member of the Duke Bar Association. She was a judicial intern for Associate Justice Paul Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Lauren Sanders (Duke Law JD ’16) served as a student editor for Judicature. She also served as executive editor for the Duke Law Journal of Gender Law and Policy and was director of community outreach for the Veterans’ Disability Assistance Project. She was a judicial extern for Judge Joe Webster, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, and a judicial intern for Campbell County Circuit Court Judge Fred Stine in Frankfort, Ky. After graduation she clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Simpson III of the Western District of Kentucky.