The Law School Student Body recently held officer elections for the 2017-2018 school year. LSSB represents the law school student body to the law school and university administrators.
Allison Bruff, President
Allison Bruff is currently a second-year law student and will serve as President of the Law School Student Body for the 2017-2018 academic year. Allison is a native of Union City, Tennessee and attended Rhodes College in Memphis where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, cum laude, in 2014. While at Rhodes, Allison served as the Captain of the Varsity Lacrosse team and an officer of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She earned honors as a Rhodes Fellow and the Student-Employee of the Year for 2013-2014.
After graduating, Allison worked for Conley & Conley law firm—while also coaching soccer and tutoring—for one year before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law. Allison is the Executive Mississippi Cases Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal (Vol. 87) and a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council. She also serves as a research assistant to Professor William W. Berry, III, whose scholarship focuses on capital punishment and sports law. Before being elected to serve as President, Allison served as a Senator and the Vice President.
Last summer, Allison interned for Judge Julia Smith Gibbons on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. During the spring semester of 2017, Allison was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Society, University of Mississippi Chapter. She expects to graduate in May of 2018 and plans to pursue a federal clerkship before beginning a career in civil litigation.
Sammy Brown, Vice President
Sammy Brown is currently a first-year law student and will serve as Vice President of the Law School Student Body for the 2017-2018 academic year. Sammy is a native of Canton, Mississippi and attended the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2016. While at the University of Mississippi, Sammy was a member of numerous organizations, including the Mock Trial Team, Black Student Union, NAACP, and College Democrats.
In July 2016, Sammy was certified as a CLEO Fellow after spending six weeks at Drake University Law School. During his first semester of law school, he was elected the Associated Student Body Representative by the law school student body. Sammy is also currently a clerk at Alexander Law, P.A. in Flowood, MS. Sammy expects to graduate in May of 2019.
Jake Swatley, Secretary
Jake Swatley is currently a first-year law student and will serve as the Secretary of the Law School Student Body for the 2017-2018 academic year. A native of Collierville, Tennessee, Jake attended the United States Military Academy at West Point before transferring to the University of Memphis where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2015.
After graduation, Jake worked for a Presidential campaign and a Congressional campaign in Tennessee early in the 2016 election cycle. Since starting law school, Jake has been a member of the Christian Legal Society. This summer, Jake will be clerking with Harris, Shelton, Hanover, and Walsh in Memphis. Jake expects to graduate in May of 2019.
Chloe Kennedy, Treasurer
Chloe Kennedy is currently a second-year law student and will serve as LSSB Treasurer for the 2017-2018 academic year. Chloe is from Albertville, Alabama. She attended Jacksonville State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 2015. While at Jacksonville State University, Chloe received the Robert Trathen Memorial Award for encompassing leadership skills and integrity.
Currently, she is a member of the Trial Advocacy Board, Curriculum and Practices Committee, Business Law Network, Pro Bono Initiative Committee, Law Association for Women, Environmental Law Society, Christian Legal Society, and Public Interest Law Foundation. Chloe has held the position of Treasurer for the Law School Student Body for the 2016-2017 year. Chloe expects to graduate in May of 2018.
Andrew P. Cicero, III, Attorney General
Andrew P. Cicero, III is currently a first-year law student and is honored to serve as the Law School Student Body Attorney General for the 2017-2018 academic year. Andrew was born, raised, and educated in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a Sales Certification and a minor in American History, cum laude, from The University of Alabama in May 2016.
Andrew served as a Student Government Association Senator and member of the President’s Cabinet. Andrew is also a Sigma Tau Gamma, and proudly colonized and served as President of the Epsilon Phi Chapter. Through his involvement at The University of Alabama, Andrew was inducted into the Blackburn Institute, a non-partisan policy institute focused on the betterment of the State of Alabama, as well as tapped into the Jasons Senior Men’s Honorary, a collection of the 40 most outstanding fraternity members at Alabama.
Since his arrival at The University of Mississippi School of Law, Andrew has served as an LSSB Senator, a competing member of the Negotiation Board, and was inducted into the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society. Andrew is also a member of the Christian Legal Society and serves as a Greeter at Pinelake Church. Upon graduation in May of 2019, he plans to return to Alabama to practice civil litigation.
Kelley Killorin, Social Chair
Kelley Killorin is a second-year law student at the University of Mississippi School of Law and is from Columbus, Georgia. For the 2017-2018 academic year, Kelley will serve as the LSSB Social Chair, which she has held for the 2016-2017 year. She also serves as the Business Editor for the Mississippi Sport Law Review, and previously has held the position of Associated Student Body senator for the law school. Kelley attended the University of Mississippi for undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Leadership.