Member Bios

Iman Ali

Jonathan Bodle

Daniel Cadis

Daniel Cadis grew up in Houston and attended Houston Baptist University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Mass Communication and Political Science. After graduating, he worked as a journalist for The New York Times and the Houston Chronicle before joining MMI Agency, where he led a team of digital designers and developers serving corporate and nonprofit clients. His legal interests include practicing in corporate law and tax law. Outside of law school, he enjoys spending time with his family, long-distance running, and traveling.

Lorenza Cigarroa

Christaan Cleary

Michael Darling

Amanda Fullerton

Madeline Gaffney

Andrew Gille

Brendan Hammond

Marisa Joyce

Helen Kerwin

Rachel Lee

Jingjing Liang


Jingjing (JJ) Liang grew up in Beijing, China, and moved to Toronto, Canada, at the age of 11 with her mother. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors Distinction in History and Religion. In the summer of her junior year, JJ studied at Oxford University in the UK. Prior to attending law school, JJ worked at a Chinese all-service law firm in Beijing and a Canadian litigation boutique in Toronto. JJ is a member of the Legal Research Board and a 2L representatives for the Student Bar Association at UT Law. JJ spent her 1L summer working for judges at the State Office of Administrative Hearings in Austin and the First Court of Appeals in Houston. JJ is interested in international transactions and international commercial arbitration with a focus on China practice. Outside of law school, JJ likes to play the piano, sing (and perform with UT’s acappella group, Medley), paint, and write reviews for films and concerts.

Erika Lopez

Christopher Marshall

Managing Editor Publication

Chris Marshall, a native Austinite, graduated from The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, with a double-major in Spanish and History and a minor in Latin American Studies. After his 1L year, he interned with U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Lane and the General Litigation Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. This past summer, Chris interned with the UN International Labour Organisation in Geneva. Chris is a dual-degree student with the LBJ School of Public Affairs and is pursuing a Master of Global Policy Studies degree. Outside of school, Chris enjoys reading, traveling, and watching terrible movies.

Julian Martinez

Sacha Mount

Sacha was born and raised in San Francisco, California, where he attended Lowell High School (same high school as SCOTUS Justice Breyer!), and obtained an undergraduate degree in English from UCLA. He worked for the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender his 1L summer, and is aiming for a criminal law career upon graduation. He enjoys rooting for his Giants, Niners, and Bruins, and playing for Dean Keeton FC, the law school’s unofficial men’s soccer team.

Jackson Oliver

Karla Perez

Jack Polisini

Maegan Quejada

Maegan has lived on three continents, speaks two and 3/4 languages, and has played soccer competitively in six countries. She started undergrad at Singapore Management University, took a pit stop at LUISS-Guido Carli, and finished at the UT. Before law school, she worked in media relations where she placed articles on tracking envelopes and predistorting digital signals. Outside of class and TILJ, she promotes restorative justice in middle school through Youth Court.

Anna Shepard

Rosa Sung

Rosa was born in South Korea, and she graduated from Seoul National University with a bachelor’s degree in international relations. Before coming to law school, Rosa worked as a business consultant for four years, focusing on real estate development projects. During her 1L summer, she interned at the Greater Boston Legal Services’ Housing Unit where she worked on emergency shelter cases and eviction cases. She is a cello player, and loves to read all sorts of non-fiction books.

Celia Villarreal

Margaret Wittenmyer