The following students from the School of Law have been appointed as Legal Writing Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year. Feel free to ask for them when scheduling an appointment with the Legal Writing Center.
James Beslity is a second-year day student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Originally from Princeton, N.J., Beslity graduated from Hamilton College in 2011 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Prior to enrolling at the UB School of Law, he lived for five years in Washington, D.C., where he worked as an intellectual property paralegal. In addition to his service as a Writing Fellow, Beslity is president of the UB chapter of OUT Law, a member of the Honor Board, a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, and a teaching assistant in Prof. Nancy Modesitt's Introduction to Lawyering Skills class.
Beatrice (Campbell) Thomas graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in Spanish. As a 3L evening student, she serves as an associate comments editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, a teaching assistant for ILS/Civil Procedure, and a research assistant for Prof. Kimberly Wehle. She also is a second-year member of the law school's Honor Board and a member of the Black Law Students Association. This past summer, she was a summer law clerk for Murphy, Falcon, and Murphy.
Angela Kershner graduated from UMUC with a bachelor’s degree in English. As a second-year student, she serves as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, as a teaching assistant for ILS/Torts, and as a research assistant to Prof. Eric Easton. This past summer, Kershner interned for Judge Melanie Shaw Geter of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
Eboni (Lightner) Mosley graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. As a third-year student, she serves as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review. Mosley has previously served as a teaching assistant for the Introduction to Lawyering Skills/Civil Procedure and Introduction to Advocacy classes taught to first-year law students. Mosley has interned for the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office and PNC Financial Services Group, and worked as a summer associate at Ballard Spahr for two consecutive summers.
Sarah Simmons graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in European History. In addition to being a Writing Fellow, she serves as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review and is the vice president of UBSPI as well as co-president of If/When/How. Simmons interned the summer after her first year at HopeWorks, a domestic violence clinic in Howard County.