Chelsey Clements, President
Chelsey Joiner Clements, a 3L from Melbourne, Fla., first came to the University of Florida in 2007 to pursue an undergraduate degree in Public Relations and began law school in 2011. While studying at the Levin College of Law, Chelsey has served as the President of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Law Student Association as well as the Vice President of UF’s chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. This past summer, Chelsey worked as a clerk at Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe in Orlando, Florida. Chelsey feels blessed to be a part of the Florida Moot Court Team and is excited to compete this year.
Heather Griffin, Intermural Vice President
Heather Griffin is a double Gator and a 3L at the University of Florida. In addition to Moot Court, she is also on the Journal of Law and Public Policy and is the President of the University of Florida chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. This past summer, Heather worked as a judicial extern in the Madison County District Court of Kentucky.
Kevin Stone, External Vice President
Kevin Stone is a 3L at the Levin College of Law. In 2008, he graduated magna cum laude from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. While there he was a varsity member of the Cross-Country and Track & Field teams. In 2011, Kevin earned a Master’s degree in psychology from UF. His thesis was published in a prominent psychology journal and won the Leighton E. Cluff Award for Graduate Research in Aging.
In addition to participating on the Florida Moot Court Team, Kevin is also a member of the Florida Law Review and serves as a teaching assistant for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy. During his 1L summer, Kevin clerked as a judicial extern in the Third Judicial Circuit. This past summer, Kevin worked as a law clerk at Constangy, Brooks & Smith.
Matthew Goodwin, Public Relations Chair
Matthew Goodwin, a 3L, was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. In 2001, after playing offensive line for the Palm Beach Gardens Gator football team in high school, Matt studied Website Design and Development at the New England Institute of Technology. He went on to work as a freelance webmaster, a commodity futures and options broker, and a loan officer. In 2009, he attended the University of Michigan, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
In addition to being a member of the Florida Moot Court Team, Matt is President of the Health Care Law Society and a pupil of the James C. Adkins Jr. Inn of Court. In the summer of his first year, he interned for a judge at the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Tampa. Matt subsequently clerked for a local real estate attorney, and for the UF Health System Self-Insurance Program in the claims and litigation and patient safety departments. Matt enjoys cooking, traveling, running, and spending time with his family.
Jessica Clements Andrade, Secretary
Jessica Clements Andrade is a 3L at the University of Florida. She attended college at the University of Florida where she majored in Classical Studies and Business Administration. In undergrad, she served as the Homecoming General Chair, was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, Florida Blue Key, and a 2011 initiate of the University of Florida Hall of Fame. In addition to participating in moot court, Jessica is a member of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and the Barbri Head Representative. Following her 1L year, Jessica worked for
Judge Trawick at the 11th Circuit in Miami, Florida and also at Clyne & Associates in Coral Gables, Florida. This past summer, Jessica clerked for Beggs & Lane as well as Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond, & Stackhouse in Pensacola, Florida.
John Curry, Treasurer
John Curry is a 3L at the University of Florida. John attended the University of Central Florida located in Orlando, Florida for his undergraduate studies. He graduated cum laude with degrees in both accounting and finance in 2011. He is interested in pursuing a career in corporate litigation. While at UCF, John was a proud member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. In addition to being a member of the Moot Court team, John also is a student member of the Bennett Inn of Court. He is originally from Orlando, Florida and enjoys football, racquetball, sociology, chess, movies, and exercise.
Cullen Boggus, Chair for Education and Training
Cullen Boggus is a third year student who was raised in rural Live Oak, Florida. Cullen attended the University of Florida and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. During past summers, Cullen has interned at the Office of the State Attorney for the 3rd Judicial Circuit and Sellers, Taylor & Morrison, P.A., a boutique firm in his hometown. Cullen is a member of the American Bar Association, Law Student Division and is the current President of the Estates and Trusts Law Society. Cullen is also currently conducting research for a UN proposal to be written by the Global Action on Aging. Cullen was a competitor in the 2012 Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Final Four Competition and a runner up in the 2013 John J. Gibbons Criminal Moot Court Competition.
Victoria Forson, Intermural Competition Chair
A native of Kaduna, Nigeria, Victoria holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Georgia State University. While there, she worked full time as a debt collector for several credit card companies, where she attained a variety of individual performance awards for outstanding debt recovery services. Upon graduation, she worked as a bankruptcy counselor for one of the largest consumer credit counseling agencies in Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked with families who were facing tough financial struggles.
At the Levin College of Law, Victoria is a teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy. She is also the Director of Alumni Relations for the Black Law Students Association. During her 1L and 2L summers, she worked for Fowler White Boggs P.A. in Tampa, Florida.
Stephanie Generotti, Intermural Vice Chair
Stephanie Generotti, a 3L from Plantation, Fla., first came to the University of Florida in 2007 to pursue a degree in Telecommunication. During her undergraduate studies, Stephanie was a sports anchor, reporter and producer for WUFT-TV. While studying at the Levin College of Law, Stephanie has served as the Public Relations Director for the John Marshall Bar Association, Productions Chair for the Journal of Law and Public Policy and Intramural Co-Chair for the Florida Moot Court Team. During the past summers, Stephanie interned at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida and worked as a summer associate at Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A. in Orlando. Stephanie won Best Brief at the Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition in Buffalo, NY.
Kate Livanec, Special Events Chair
Ms. Livanec, former special events vice chair, is a 3L seeking a certificate in environmental land use law. In 2011 she graduated from the University of Florida College of Journalism and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Telecommunications, News. During her undergraduate education she worked as a reporter, weather forecaster, and production volunteer for the University of Florida WUFT tv station.
Ms. Livanec was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and spends most of her vacation time there with her family. In her free time she enjoys disc golf, playing the guitar and spending time with her cat Tabby. Her dream job is to become a city or county attorney in Florida.
Kristina Gandre, Special Events Vice-Chair
Kristina Gandre is a 3L at the University of Florida. She attended college at Charleston Southern University on a division I women’s basketball scholarship. At graduation Kristina received the John Barry Scholar Award, given to the graduating senior with the highest scholastic ratio and greatest promise of future scholarship. Prior to law school, Kristina interned for Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington, D.C. In addition to participating in moot court, Kristina is on the Journal of Law and Public Policy. This past summer, Kristina worked as a judicial extern for Judge Steven Merryday in the Middle District of Florida.