Business and Transactional Center Fellow

Photograph: Kayla Stavinoha. Kayla Stavinoha, J.D. Candidate '20, attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and studied political science. At Washburn Law, Stavinoha participates with the Pro Bono Society, and serves as a staff writer for the Washburn Law Journal.

This past summer, Stavinoha was chosen to act as the research assistant for Professor Jeffery Jackson with a focus on research for Constitutional Law and Legal Writing topics. She provided assistance with the analysis and briefing of the Supreme Court's last session of decisions and aided in necessary research for upcoming articles.

Stavinoha plans to use her communication skills, legal knowledge, and the research experience from her position to better help her clients achieve their goals.

The BTLC Fellow assists the Center in a variety of capacities, including:

  • Working to increase the Center's outreach to both current and prospective law students.
  • Conducting business-related research and analysis on behalf of the Center.
  • Serving as the Center's liaison with alumni and practitioners who visit the law school to give presentations related to business and transactional law.
  • Preparing marketing and informational materials regarding various Center-sponsored events and activities.
Previous Fellows
  • Kacey Scott (2017-2018)
  • Matthew Wiebe (2016-2017)
  • Valerie Desroches (2015-2016)