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Catherine Grimley

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Cat graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University.​ She spent her two summers in law school clerking at Galloway Law Firm: her 1L Summer in Pensacola, FL and this past summer in Houston, TX. She intends to return to Houston after graduation. ​She also clerks with Galloway Law Firm part time during the school year.​​ Previously, she served as the Secretary of the Student Bar Association and the Treasurer of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. ​Before attending college, she trained to become a professional ballet dancer and attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts for two years of high school. Additionally, she is  a triplet; her sister is also a 3L on FESLR!​

Zander Theoharis

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Executive Managing Editor

Zander attended Hampden-Sydney College where he earned his B.A. majoring in Business and Economics and minoring in Rhetoric.​ During his first summer in law school, he split the summer working as a law clerk for Avera & Smith in Gainesville, FL and then as a judicial intern for Judge Cannon in the Southern District of Florida. The following summer, Zander worked as a Summer Associate at Morgan & Morgan in Tampa, FL.​ Prior to law school, he worked as a construction laborer during his summers in high school and in undergrad. Before starting law school and after undergrad, he worked as a legal assistant at Avera & Smith for a little over a year. Zander enjoys working out and watching Star Wars in his free time. Zander developed his passion for sports when he played football in high school and collegiate tennis. Since then, he has decided that writing about sports keeps him youthful.​ He recently got engaged to his ​fiancé, Malorie, and plans on getting married in November 2024!​


Garrett Lee

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Executive Research Editor

Garrett graduated from the University of Florida with a major in History.​ He worked as a summer associate at Douglas Law Firm in Palatka, FL the past two summers. After graduation, he plans to start as an associate at Douglas Law Firm next fall. ​Before law school, he worked as a tutor at Moseley Elementary School and Winn Dixie. ​Garrett played football in highschool and enjoys watching football and soccer in his free time. 

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Nate Otto

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Executive Articles Editor

Nate attended the United States Naval Academy where he studied Economics. ​The summer following his first year of law school, he worked with the United States Attorney’s Office in Ocala, Florida. The following summer, he worked as a law clerk at Burr & Forman LLP in Orlando, FL. After graduation, he intends to start as an associate at Burr & Forman LLP in Orlando in the fall. Before law school, he spent five years on active duty as a naval officer, serving onboard several ships near the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. He also worked as a strength and conditioning coach at a Division-III athletic program while earning his master’s degree in sport management and administration. ​He is an active member of our Entertainment and Sports Law Society (EASLS) and serves as Florida Law Softball team’s designated hitter. In his free time, he enjoys writing blog posts combining two of his favorite topics: sports cards and the law.​​​​

Julia Lagnese

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Executive Student Works Editor

Julia graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Economics and minor in Political Science. Her first summer in law school, she worked as a judicial intern for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Jacksonville.​ The following summer, she worked as a summer associate at Winston and Strawn in Miami. After graduation, she plans to start as an associate at Winston & Strawn in Miami next fall. ​​She served as a Legal Writing TA and participates in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Mentoring Program.​​​ She is a huge Pittsburgh sports fan— especially the Steelers! ​

Katie Stephens

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Executive Communications Editor

Katie graduated with a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Family, Youth and Community Sciences from the University of Florida.​ Her first summer in law school she was a judicial intern in the Ocala Division of the Middle District for Judge Lammens. The following summer, she clerked for Burr & Forman LLP in Jacksonville, FL. After graduation, she plans on finishing the remainder of her LL.M. in Tax and then begin working as an associate at Burr & Forman LLP in Jacksonville.​ Before law school, she worked for a personal injury firm and a worker's compensation firm as an administrative assistant and clerk. Currently, she is a student representative for LexisNexis. Previously, she was a 1L section representative for the Entertainment and Sports Law Society.​ Katie sings the national anthem at the Ocala rodeos, she used to be in a worship band, and she sang at her high school graduation. 

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