WLSO Executive Board: 2013-2014
WLSO Executive Board Members: 2013-2014
LORNA PORT | co-president
Lorna is a Northern California native with a B.A. in Political Science from Hofstra University. She is a U.S. Army Veteran with strong interests in facilitating the rise of women in professional leadership, and in assisting women and children recovering from domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation. She has been actively involved in WLSO and Project Horizon since 1L year. Her primary career interests are family law, criminal law and public interest law.
JAN FOX | co-president
Jan Fox graduated with a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University, with minors in International Development and Latin American Studies. She is a staff writer on Washington and Lee's Journal of Civil Rights & Social Justice. Jan's academic and professional interests focus on women's rights law and public international human rights law. Class of 2014
ELIZABETH NOLES | vice president of outreach
Elizabeth (Betsy) currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida, but spent most of her life growing up in the Short Pump area of Richmond, Virginia. As a true Virginian, she went to undergrad at Virginia Tech and graduated with a degree in Finance. During her summers, she has worked at Advance Auto Parts and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
MADDIE MORCELLE | vice president of education
Maddie is a proud alumna of The State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to serving on the WLSO Executive Board, she serves as a W&L Honor Advocate. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, boxing, and cooking for friends. Maddie spent the summer before her second year of law school as a summer fellow at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School. She is pursuing a career in healthcare regulatory and compliance matters.
PRACHI GUPTA | vice president of media
Prachi received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, hands down the best city in the world. As a public relations major, Prachi has always taken great interest in creative media and communication. When not focusing on law, Prachi enjoys dancing, painting and graphic design. She is currently a third-year law student at the Washington and Lee University School of Law and wishes to return to Texas to practice tax law.
AMANDA CECIL | vice president of service
Amanda grew up in Hodgenville, Kentucky and graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2008. She plans to work in the public interest sector, aiding domestic violence victims.
RACHELE REIS | co-vice president of events
Rachele grew up in Mobile, AL on the beautiful Gulf Coast. A proud graduate of Boston College, she earned a Bachelors in Theology in 2012. While at BC she performed in the Marching, Pep, and Symphonic Bands, representing the school and student body across the country at football, basketball, and hockey events, and even in the 2013 Inauguration Parade for President Obama as an alumna. She served on the executive board of the Symphonic Band and the Editorial Board of a campus newspaper. Rachele is dedicated to service and public interest work. She spent time volunteering in homeless shelters and soup kitchens during college and wrote her Theology seminar paper on the history of Catholic Social Teaching. During her 1L summer, Rachele worked at Legal Services Alabama, providing civil assistance to the low-income population of Mobile and surrounding counties. She aspires to serve the people of Alabama at the local and State level.
LUCY ZHENG | co-vice president of events
Lucy Zheng is a 2L at the Law School. She is originally from Redlands, CA and attended Cornell University where she majored in Government and Psychology. In her free time she likes to cook, play piano, write fiction, draw, and ride her motorcycle.
ALEXIS ADUBA | treasurer
Alexis is a current 2L from Ellicott City, Maryland and originally from Houston, Texas. Undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland College, Park. Double majored in English and Anthropology. Interest in real estate law and Civil Rights law.
THAYER CASE | secretary
Thayer graduated from George Washington University in 2010 with a degree in Criminal Justice and English. Originally from Morristown, NJ, her family has lived in England for the past 11 years. She loves traveling and has visited over 14 countries.