Barry Law Review Editorial Board


Allyson Bartolomeo grew up in Winter Park, Florida and attended Lake Highland Preparatory School. She graduated from the University of Tampa Honors Program in 2014 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Spanish. Allyson is a member of Delta Gamma Fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi national honor society. She spent her 1L summer clerking at Colling, Gilbert, Wright and Carter personal injury firm and her 2L summer interning for Justice Quince at the Florida Supreme Court. Allyson enjoys writing and is currently a Research Assistant for Professor Terri Day. Besides being a law student, she is a foodie, world traveler, and dog-mom to her Boston Terrier, Bentley.

Managing Editor

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Executive Editors

Patty Blotzer grew up in Lakeland, FL and moved to Orlando in 1999 to attend the University of Central Florida, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising/Public Relations in 2003. She received her Master of Health Administration degree from Webster University in 2011. Prior to attending law school, Patty was the Medical Records Manager for a large cardiology practice located near downtown Orlando. Patty is an Executive Editor of the Barry Law Review. She also serves as the Secretary for SBA, Secretary for VITA, Treasurer for the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Society, and Treasurer for WLA. In addition to these roles, she is also a Research Assistant for Professor Henricksen, and a legal blogger for a local criminal defense attorney. Patty has always had a passion for researching and writing, and hopes to find a position after graduating that will allow her to put these skills to good use.

Rebecca Miller was born in Indianapolis, Indiana but grew up in Orlando, Florida. She graduated from University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in Legal Studies. She is currently a 3L at Barry University School of Law. She is the current Head Law Clerk at eClat Law. Outside of the law, she enjoys reading and crafting.

Research and Technical Editor

Jacqueline Frank is a third-year law student at Barry University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in Psychology. She was born and raised in Orlando, and is happy to be living out her dream back home. She is currently working as a Legal Intern for Planet Hollywood, International and involved on campus outside of Law Review as the Student Coordinator of Academic Success, a Teaching Assistant for Professor Helia Hull, a Kaplan representative, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. Her ultimate goal after law school is to practice as a Civil Rights attorney. In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix shows, eating Taco Bell, and (trying) to travel to as many places as possible on a law school budget.

Lead Articles Editors

Zach Breidenbach,graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia in 2013 where he dual-majored in philosophy and political science. He started attending Barry after working in a general practice law firm which exposed him to numerous practice areas. He is a proud brother of Phi Alpha Delta and Sigma Nu, and, during his free time, he enjoys football, traveling, stand-up comedy, and spending time with friends. Although he has not settled on a specific area of practice yet, he intends on returning to the Philadelphia area after graduation.

Note and Comment Editors

Tiffany Sanchez is a third-year law student whose passion for the law has driven her studies since high school. Originally from Bronx, New York, she was raised in Boca Raton, Florida and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology from the Florida State University in 2013. Upon solidifying her commitment to corporate practice, she began her journey to Esquire-hood at Barry University in the Fall of 2015. In addition to her editorial involvement in the Barry Law Review, Tiffany is an active member of the Moot Court Honors Board, and is a student representative for BARBRI. Her experience as a judicial clerk at the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida expanded her knowledge of complex business issues and fueled her desire to pursue a career in corporate compliance and litigation upon graduation. Tiffany enjoys spending her free time learning all she can through exploration—whether it be traveling to discover the history of nations, or reading to be taken into a place beyond our time and realm. 

Danielle Simpson grew up in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and moved to Orlando, Florida in 2015. She graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 2011 and earned a B.A. in English from the University of Vermont in 2015. In addition to her membership in the Barry Law Review, Danielle is the Director of the First Year Competition for the Moot Court Honors Board, and works as a Legal Intern for the Fromang Law Firm. During her free time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband and their rescue dog, Ruby.

Kelsey Williams was born and raised in Orlando, FL. She attended the University of Central Florida, where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in legal studies. In addition to being Note and Comment Editor of Law Review, Kelsey is also the Chief Justice of the Moot Court team. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her friends and family.

Symposium Editor

Loany Vargas Aside from being a law student, Loany is a mother to two toddlers that keep her busy at home. Loany grew up in Burbank, California and moved to Florida in 2004. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics with an international track. Soon after graduation, Loany went to work in the financial industry, working for a Brazilian bank that dealt with international banking. Loany continued working there until her second semester of law school. She is still not certain in which area of law she wants to practice, but she knows she wants to be litigating, which is the reason why she is a part of the Barry Trial Team. To de-stress from law school, Loany watches movies, visits her family, takes her kids to the park, and dances every morning that she able to.

Faculty Advisor

Professor Taylor Simpson-Wood works closely with the Editorial Board to communicate with the faculty and administration, and to help resolve issues that might arise in the area of Law Review. Although the selection and editing of lead articles and student notes and comments is entirely the responsibility of the Editorial Board, we often seek counsel from the Faculty Advisor. She also gives final approval on whether students will receive academic credit for their Law Review membership.