Rikki Lyn Erwin, Editor-in-Chief

Hometown: Brighton, Tennessee

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: University of Tennessee at Martin, Major in Communications: Public Relations; Minor in Political Science

During her undergraduate career, Rikki participated in many extracurricular activities including National Model Congress, Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature, Alpha Delta Pi, and the Ned Ray McWherter Institute. She also co-hosted the campus radio’s morning show Your Morning Wake Up Call with Ashley and Rikki.

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Rikki has served as the law clerk and public relations intern for West Tennessee Legal Services. She is a member of the Belmont Moot Court team and the marketing coordinator for the Belmont Legal Aid Society. She also serves the law school as an ambassador and peer mentor. In February 2020, Rikki was elected to be the next Editor-in-Chief of the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Angela Mozdzierz, Managing Editor

Hometown: Wellington, Florida

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: Florida State University, Major in Marketing; Minor in Communications

After graduation, but prior to attending Belmont College of Law, Angela worked as an Assistant Correspondence Analyst in the Executive Office of the Governor of Florida.

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Angela has served as a legal intern for Legal Powers, PLLC, as well as Thompson Law. In February 2020, Angela was elected to be the next Managing Editor of the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Addison Cartwright, Executive Transcripts Editor

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: Belmont University: Major in Music Business and Marketing

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Addison has worked as a summer associate at Howell & Fisher PLLC. She also serves as a peer mentor for incoming 1L students. In February 2020, Addison was elected to be the next Transcripts Editor for the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Rachel Hoddinott, Executive Notes Editor

Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: University of Alabama, Major in American Studies, Minors in Spanish and Business

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Rachel has worked as a legal intern at Trust Tree Legal PLLC, and as a legal intern at the Arts and Business Council. In February 2020, Rachel was elected to be the next Notes Editor for the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Hannah Huffman, Executive Editor of Development and Technology

Hometown: Overland Park, Kansas

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: Rockhurst University, Major in Political Science and Mass Communication, Minor in French

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Hannah has worked as a judicial clerk for Judge Timothy McCarthy in Johnson County, Kansas.  Hannah is now a clerk for Judge Holloway on the Tennessee Court of Appeals.  While at school, Hannah serves as a Research Assistant for Justice Harold See and is a member of the Mock Trial Competition Team. In February 2020, Hannah was elected to be the next Technology Editor for the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Angelica Santiago, Executive Online Content Editor

Hometown: Amherst, Massachusetts

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst

After graduation, and prior to attending Belmont University College of Law, Angelica worked as an immigration paralegal for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy. She later moved on to work as a civil litigation paralegal for Hightower, Stratton, Novigrod, & Kantor.

During her time at Belmont, Angelica has served as a Research Assistant for Dean Alberto Gonzalez and as a legal intern for the Law Offices of Amanda Gentry. Angelica also volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children with CASA Nashville and works as a host at Kayne Prime. In February 2020, Angelica was elected to be the next Online Content Editor for the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Hannah Burt, Executive Symposium Editor

Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee

Current Year: 3L

Undergraduate Institution: University of Alabama, Major in Criminal Justice, Minor in Political Science

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Hannah has served as a legal intern for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Middle District of Tennessee. In February 2020, Hannah was elected to be the next Symposium Editor for the Belmont Criminal Law Journal.


Sarah Ridgway, Associate Editor 
Hometown: Waco, Texas
Current Year: 2L

Undergraduate Institution: Belmont University, Major in Music Business with a Business Emphasis

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Sarah has worked as a legal intern for the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.


Liz Ciabattone, Associate Editor

Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Current Year: 2L

Undergrad Institution: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, B.S. in Criminal Justice

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Liz has been an intern at the Rutherford County Public Defender’s office. She is also a member of the Belmont College of Law’s Mock Trial team, a peer mentor for incoming 1L students, and has served on the Student Bar Association’s Finance committee.


Kylie Foor, Associate Editor

Hometown: Enterprise, AL

Current year: 2L
Undergraduate institution: Troy University, Major in Psychology; Minors in Legal Studies and American Politics

So far during my time at Belmont, I have served as a legal intern at the Rutherford County District Attorney’s Office.


Rachel Scoggins, Associate Editor

Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee
Current year: 2L
Undergraduate Institution: University of Arkansas, Double Major in Sociology and Criminology, Minor in Legal Studies.

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Rachel has served as a legal intern at Disability Rights Tennessee.



Gabby Cannone, Associate Editor

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Current Year: 2L

Undergraduate Institution: Lipscomb University

During undergrad, Gabby organized a clemency application for a woman at the TN Prison for Women alongside a team of attorneys in Nashville. Prior to attending Belmont University College of Law, she worked at Bone McAllester Norton PLLC.

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Gabby has served as a law clerk for Bone McAllester Norton and a summer intern for the Nashville Defenders. She has also interned with Bass, Berry, and Sims pro bono department. Gabby serves on the executive board for the Belmont Legal Aid Society and is a member of the Belmont Black Law Student Association.


Krishna Patel, Associate Editor

Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama

Current Year: 2L

Undergraduate Institution: Birmingham Southern College, Major in Chemistry; Minor in Mathematics

During her time at Belmont College of Law, Krishna has served as a legal intern for the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, and Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC.  She is currently a legal intern at Change Healthcare.


Isaac Wilson, Associate Editor
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Current Year: 2L
Undergraduate Institution: The University of Memphis, Major in Communications, Minors in English and Legal Thought
Prior to attending Belmont College of Law, Isaac worked in various customer service and sales roles at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, AMG|Parade, and the Grand Ole Opry.

During his time at Belmont College of Law, Isaac has served as an intern at the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee.


Tiffany Cantrell, Associate Editor

Hometown: McMinnville, Tennessee

Current Year: 2L

Undergraduate Institution: University of Tennessee, Major in History 

During her time at Belmont University College of Law, Tiffany has interned with Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services in Nashville as a legal intern.


Andrew Whitten, Associate Editor
Hometown: Fyffe, Alabama
Undergraduate Institution: Lipscomb University, Major in English.

During his time at Belmont University College of Law, Andrew has worked as an intern for the Office of Conservatorship Management and as an intern for Joe Kwon Law. He also currently serves as the Vice President of Belmont Law’s chapter of the American Constitution Society.


Jeffrey Devine, Associate Editor
Hometown: Madisonville, Kentucky
Undergraduate: University of Montevallo, BS in History
At Belmont Law, Isaac spends his weekends at the Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry providing trial preparatory work for numerous criminal defendants. Additionally, Isaac is a member of the Federalist Society.