48 VLS graduates and students secure 51 clerkships

Congratulations to these members of the Classes of 2015 and 2016 and recent graduates who secured 51 clerkships to be served in 2015–16 or future terms.

Class of 2015

  • Lauren E. Alshouse ’15, for Judge David R. Workman, Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania (2016–17)
  • Brynn E. Applebaum ’15, for Judge Timothy J. Savage, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2016–18)
  • Blair Druhan Bullock J.D./Ph.D.’15, for Judge Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Jacob P. Byl, J.D./Ph.D.’15, for Judge Robert J. Jonker, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan (2015–16) and Judge Jane Branstetter Stranch ’78 (BA’75), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016–17)
  • Christine M. Carletta ’15, for Judge James C. Mahan ’73, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada (2015–16)
  • Tyler M. Dato ’15, for Judge Gene E. K. Pratter, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2015–16)
  • Rascoe S. Dean ’15, for Judge Gilbert S. Merritt Jr. ’60, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Kyle A. Ewing J.D./Ph.D.’15, for Judge James C. Mahan ’73, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada (2015–16)
  • Mary C. Fleming ’15, for Judge Robert E. Bacharach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Robin E. Frazer ’15 (BA’12), for Judge John M. Rogers, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Brandon D. Harris ’15, for Judge John T. Fowlkes Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2015–16)
  • Daniel J. Hay ’15, for Judge Steven M. Colloton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Batoul S. Husain ’15, for Chief Judge Thomas A. Varlan ’81, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (2015–16)
  • Ricky L. Hutchens Jr. ’15, for Judge Shelley D. Rucker, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (2015–16)
  • Charles R. Jones ’15 (BA’12), for Judge Kenneth R. Ripple, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2015–16) and Judge Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2018–19)
  • Kendra N. Key ’15, for Judge David F. Hamilton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (2015–16)
  • Philip L. Lu ’15, for Judge Brian K. Epps, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (2015–17)
  • Benjamin J. McMichael, J.D./Ph.D.’15, for Judge Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Nicholas J. P. Meros ’15, for Judge Timothy D. Osterhaus, Florida First District Court of Appeal (2015–16) and Judge Mark E. Walker, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (2016–17)
  • W. Pearce Nesbitt ’15, for Chief Judge Karen K. Caldwell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2015–16)
  • Sean C. Ryan ’15, for Judge Robert E. Wier, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2015–17)
  • Erin A. Shackelford ’15, for Judge Richard H. Dinkins ’77, Tennessee Court of Appeals (2015–17)
  • Tom S. Xu ’15, for Judge Evelyn J. Furse, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah (2015–16)
  • Alison J. Zucker ’15, for Judge Janet J. Berry, Second Judicial District Court of Nevada (2015–16)

Recent Graduates

  • Monier M. Abusoft ’14, for Justice Costa M. Pleicones, South Carolina Supreme Court, Columbia (2015–16)
  • Margaret T. Artz ’13, for Judge Jane B. Stranch ’78 (BA’75), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Michael Dearington ’13, for Judge José A. Crabranas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2015-16)
  • Matthew Philip Downer ’14, for Judge Raymond M. Kethledge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2015–16)
  • Jared L. Gardner ’11, for Judge Morgan Christen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2015–16)
  • David J. Goldman ’14, for Judge Sheryl H. Lipman, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2015–16)
  • Veronica Gordon ’14, for Judge Aldaberto J. Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2016–17)
  • Bryan M. Gramlich ’13, for Judge George C. Smith, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (2015–16)
  • N. Patrick Hely ’11 (BA’06), for Judge Lanny King, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky (2015–16)
  • Brennan T. Hughes ’12, for Judge Hanly A. Ingram, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2015–17)
  • Ryan P. Loofbourrow ’14, for U.S. Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney ’81, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas (2015–16)
  • Cameron T. Norris ’14, for Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2015–16)
  • Christian A. Orozco ’12, for Judge Philip R. Martinez, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (2015–16)
  • Taylor G. Weaver ’14, for Judge Andre M. Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2015–16)
  • William R. Weaver ’14, for Judge Robert L. Wilkins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2017–18)

Class of 2016

  • Samiyyah R. Ali, for Judge Amul R. Thapar, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2016–17)
  • Lucas A. Anderson, for Judge Julia S. Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016–17)
  • James R. Balser, for Judge Gilbert S. Merritt Jr. ’60, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016–17)
  • Matthew R. Gaske, for Judge James C. Mahan ’73, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada (2016–17)
  • Elissa Philip Gentry, for Judge Jane R. Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2016–17)
  • Travis L. Gray, for Judge Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2016–17)
  • Laura K. McKenzie, for Judge Duane Benton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2016–17)
  • Grant A. Nunn, for Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2016–17)
  • Jennifer A. Stanley (BA’13), for Chief Judge Karon O. Bowdre, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (2016–17)

Summer 2015 Vanderbilt Law Magazine