Rishele Ellison is a third-year law student at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. pursuing her interest in Entertainment and Intellectual Property law. Prior to law school, Rishele received her Bachelor of Science degree from Bowie State University in Communications with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism.
Rishele is very active on Howard Law’s campus as she currently serves as the President of Howard’s Fashion Law Society, Vice President of Howard’s Sports and Entertainment Law Student’s Association, and Historian of Epsilon Sigma Iota Sorority, Inc.
Rishele has also served as a Student Attorney for Howard’s Intellectual Property and Trademark Clinic where she provided representation to clients seeking to secure federal trademark registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Before beginning her third year, Rishele summered as Law Clerk at the United States Copyright Office.
Rishele is passionate about all things creative and is an avid photographer. She recently launched her own photography business, Shelli Snaps Photography, specializing in photographing professional students.
Rishele currently resides in Bowie, Maryland and is expected to graduate from Howard University School of Law in May 2019.
Stephanie Mason is a second-year JD candidate at the Howard University School of Law (“HUSL”). She graduated from Temple University in 2016 with a B.A. in Psychology and African American Studies, and served as the President of the Black Law Student Association, pre-law division. Prior to attending law school, she worked at Mason Tillman Associates as a Research Associate, preparing disparity studies forstate and local governments.
At Howard, Stephanie serves as a Staff Editor for the Human and Civil Rights Law Review. She recently was elected Managing Editor-Elect of the Review. During her first year, she spent the summer as a Judicial Intern for Federal District Court Judge William Smith and was the recipient of a CALI Award in Legal Research and Writing. Stephanie is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Consortium and serves as a Teacher Assistant for Constitutional Law I. This summer Stephanie is working as a Summer Associate at Stroock, Stroock, and Lavan in New York City.
Audriana Osborne is a second-year student at Howard University School of Law. A lifelong creative, Audriana aspires to ensure that all creativity is celebrated and protected. Prior to law school, Audriana earned her B.A. in English with a minor in music industry from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (summa cum laude).
Today, Audriana serves as an executive board member of the Fashion Law Society at Howard University School of Law and is currently working as a Policy Analyst with theGROUP, a government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Audriana is a native of “The Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement,” Montgomery, Alabama.
Jamyia Sims am a second year student at Howard University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, I attended Elizabeth City State University where I majored in Political Science. Upon graduating from ECSU I have actively participated in advocating for the civil liberties of underrepresented minorities and for the reformation of the current criminal justice system. As a student at HUSL I have continued to uphold my commitment to fight for civil and social justice by serving as an intern at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Right under Law and Maryland Legal Aid Bureau.
Jasmine Isokpunwu is a second-year law student at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C. pursuing her interest in Transactional and Intellectual Property law. Prior to law school, Jasmine received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in Philosophy with a minor in Sociology.
Jasmine has been very active on Howard Law’s campus since stepping foot as a first-year law student. Submerging herself in organizational leadership, Jasmine has served as 1L representative for both the Black Law Student Association and the Sport and Entertainment Law Society. In addition, Jasmine has been elected twice by her peers as Class President and is currently the newly elected Marshal for Phi Alpha Delta Langston Chapter, the most renown and accredited international law fraternity.
Although Jasmine has secured a 2019 Summer Associate position at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in their transactional group, she is looking forward to exploring New York for its fashion and creative opportunities. Jasmine currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland and is expected to graduate from Howard University School of Law in May 2020.
Eva Endene is a second year law student at the Howard University School of Law. After obtaining her BA in Political Science from Temple University, Eva has worked both professionally and academically towards understanding the various ways the law impacts fashion, entertainment, and the capital formation of the nation.
Hope T. Hill is a third-year law student interested the broad area of intellectual property and media law. She is currently a student attorney in Howard University School IP and Trademark Clinic. Her ideal job would in a space where she can freely express herself through her own creative projects while also helping other entrepreneurs and artist protect their creative works. In her leisure, she enjoys blogging, photography, sketching, music, film, poetry, comedy, and open mics.
Jabreyl Thomas is a 2L at Howard University School of Law. Jabreyl currently serves as Secretary of Howard’s Sports and Entertainment Law Students Association, Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, and student-attorney in Howard’s Intellectual Property and Trademark Clinic. She enjoys sketching, music, film, and fashion. Jabreyl’s ultimate goal is to combine her interests in the arts and law by assisting fellow creatives in their legal endeavors.