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KLJ & KJEANRL Hold Annual Banquet

Guests at Kentucky Law Review Banquet

The Kentucky Law Journal (KLJ) and the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL) held their annual banquet on Wednesday, March 26, at the Boone Center. There were roughly 140 attendees, including faculty and members of both journals.

Rachel King, Editor-in-Chief of the KJEANRL, and Sarah Lawson, Editor-in-Chief of the KLJ, each gave a short “State of the Journal Address.” Then Judge Jennifer Coffman delivered the keynote address to the banquet attendees, highlighting the importance of developing leadership skills. She was introduced by Dean Brennen, who also said a few words. Awards were presented by each Editor-in-Chief of the respective journals.

KLJ Awards

  • Best Second Year Source and Citer – Jennifer Pekman
  • Best Third Year Source and Citer – Laura Leigh Zimmerman
  • Best Second Year Staffer – Katie Beyer
  • Best Third Year Staffer – Nate Phares


  • Best 2L Staffer – Connor Egan
  • Best 3L Staffer – Shannon Lawson
  • Best Editor – Amanda Stubblefield
  • Best Note – Brandon Adcock

The KLJ also gave a gift of thanks to April Brooks, both Journals' Staff Assistant, and Professor Nicole Huberfeld, KLJ’s Faculty Advisor. The event was planned by Jessica Droste of the KLJ and Ally Logsdon of the KJEANRL.

“The banquet was an overwhelming success,” said Ally Logsdon, Administrative Editor for KJEANRL. “It was a great time to mingle with the distinguished guests in the legal community, faculty and fellow journal members. The food was excellent, but the conversation was even better!”