Mr. Malcolm Savage III is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BA in History focusing on Art History, in 2011. During the summer of 2014, he split his time between Partners for Democratic Change, a peace building and conflict resolution NGO, and pursuing an independent study on the United States military commissions at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station. He joined Global based on his interest in international relations.
Ms. Nicole Manning is a member of the University of Richmond Law School Class of 2016. At Richmond, she is a member of the Trial Advocacy Board, Client Counseling & Negotiation Board, the Women's Law Student Association and a quarterback for the law school's reigning champion flag football team. She received a B.S. in Anthropology-Archaeology and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Mexico in 2009. Throughout her undergraduate career, she was an Associate Real Estate Broker, Division I Track & Field athlete, and a student technician. She also studied abroad at the University of East Anglia, in the United Kingdom, and participated in an educational archaeological dig, in Haifa, Israel, for three months. After her undergraduate work, Ms. Manning became involved with political campaigns, lobbying, and small business logistics, eventually opening her own consulting business. As her business grew and became successful, she was prompted to seek a legal education and further her horizons. Her academic interests are in business, election, and international law. The combination of these interests led her to the Journal of Global Law and Business. Over the 2014 summer, she split her time between Richmond's cooperative legal study program at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, preparing and co-presenting an ethics CLE on election law for the New Mexico State Bar, and a state level administrative clerkship.
Mr. W. Ryan Waddell is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a B.A. in Political Science and minored in Spanish and Business Leadership. During the summer of 2014, Ryan interned at Paulson & Paulson, PLC, splitting his summer between their Arlington and Virginia Beach offices. During the summer of 2015, Ryan used his Third Year Practice Certificate to try over 100 cases in Colonial Heights, Virginia in Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations General District Court. He currently works at the Office of the Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Department, Employment Law Division. Ryan hopes to work as a litigator after graduation.
Ms. Gabrielle Stiff is a member of the University Of Richmond School Of Law Class of 2017. She graduated Cum Laude from Bridgewater College with a B.S. in Political Science in 2014. At Richmond, Ms. Stiff is Secretary of Lawyers helping Lawyers and a member of the Public Interest Law Association. During the summer of 2015, she interned with the Department of Planning and Budget which analyzes state regulatory packages. After graduation, Ms. Stiff hopes to pursue a career in either civil or criminal litigation.
Mr. Jack Jessee is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2017. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2014 with a B.A in Government. During the summer of 2015, Mr. Jessee interned with 4KBW, a commercial barrister set in London, and studied at Emmanuel College in Cambridge University. He joined Global based on his interest in international business and foreign affairs.
Ms. Katherine Frisch is a member of the University of Richmond Law School Class of 2017. She graduated from Roanoke College, with a BA in History and International Relations, with a minor of Africana Studies. At Richmond, she serves as a Themis Bar Representative, is a member of the International Law Society, and participates in the Carrico Center Pro Bono Immigration Program. During the summer of 2015, she split her summer between assisting Professor Andrew Spalding in his research, and studying in at Emmanuel College in Cambridge University. She joined Global based on her plans to pursue a career in international law and relations.
Ms. Kendra Smith is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2017. She graduated with honors from Hampton University in 2011 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. At Richmond Law, she currently serves as President of the Black Law Students Association, as a Law Student Admissions Representative, and as a member of the Women’s Law Student Association. Ms. Smith joined Global in order to pursue her interest in international relations.
Ms. Kimberly Fricker is a member of the University of Richmond Law School Class of 2017. She graduated from the University of Huddersfield in England, with a BA in Event Planning in 2010. She was the Charities Officer for her Student Union, aiding students in their fundraising and event planning efforts. Ms. Fricker’s undergraduate dissertation saw her coordinating an event with over 170,000 attendees over 3 days. She is the current Treasurer of the Virginia Bar Association Law Student Council, and a Corporate Law Research Assistant. Ms. Fricker is the Business Development Director for a small business advisory firm, MAC Advisors, based in Richmond. This past summer, she interned with the Fredericksburg Public Defender’s Office. Ms. Fricker is interested in Intellectual Property law and Antitrust and plans to pursue a career in International Business.
Marieke van Rijn
Ms. Marieke van Rijn is a member of the University of Richmond’s of Law’s class of 2017. Ms. van Rijn graduated from George Mason University in 2014 with a B.A. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, with a concentration in International Conflict. Ms. van Rijn also spent a semester abroad in Paris studying politics at Sciences Po. At Richmond, Ms. van Rijn is secretary of the Women’s Law Student Association. During the summer of 2015, she interned in the office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney in New Kent County, Virginia. She is currently pursuing interests in public interest and criminal law.
Ms. Polina Tsvetikova is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2016. She spent her 1L year at Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law in Orange CA. In 2012 Polina graduated from the University of California – San Diego, where she double majored in Psychology and Russian Soviet Studies. Currently she is a cadet with the University of Richmond Spider Battalion Army R.O.T.C. program and will commission as a Second Lieutenant in May. Polina spent part of her summer building military-to-military relationships with the Polish Army and Austrian cadets at the Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military Academy of Land Forces in Wroclaw. The latter part of the summer she attended the Cadet Leadership Course (CLC) at Fort Knox, Kentucky – the U.S. Army's largest training exercise where cadets train to Army standards, develop leadership skills and evaluate their officer potential.
Mr. Tom O’Dea is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law class of 2017. He graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in Philosophy. After graduation, Mr. O’Dea completed his military service obligation, to include a deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. For the last 6 years preceding his enrollment at Richmond, Mr. O’Dea has served as a law enforcement officer in the local area. Additionally, in 2015 he was selected as a Summer Associate for the Vandeventer Black law firm. Mr. O’Dea hopes to pursue a career in Corporate Law upon graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law.