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November 2012 - August 2013 Members



Director & Faculty Advisor
Brigadier General (ret.) Michael C. H. McDaniel, J.D.

Co-Founder

B.A., St. Bonaventure University, 1979
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1982
MSS, Army War College, 2005
M.A.S.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 2007




Faculty Advisor
Tammy Brown Asher, J.D.

B.A., University of Vermont, 1983
A.S., University of Vermont, 1981
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1983









Editorial Board:

Editor-in-Chief

Heidi Lott-Page, J.D., LL.M.

B.I.S., Murray State University, 2008
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011
LL.M in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013







Managing Editor

Captain James Brigman

B.A., Michigan State University
J.D., Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014
Michigan National Guard/United States Army








Articles Editor

Paul Powers, J.D.

B.A., University of Iowa, 2005
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Senior Editor
Associate at Betty, Neuman & McMahon, P.L.C.






Research Editor
Peter Mommer, J.D.

B.A., cum laude, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2006
M.A., The University of Queensland-Australia, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland and National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
On the Department of State Federal Register for Diplomatic Appointment, awaiting appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. 




Publications Editor & Webmaster
George V. Motakis, J.D., LL.M.

B.A., New York University, 2001
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
LL.M in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Criminal Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014






Business Editor
November 2012 - May 2013

Dan Shawl, J.D.

B.A., Eastern Michigan University, 2002
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Aviation Electrician, U.S. Navy, 1991-1995
Petty Officer Third Class, E-4






May 2013 - August 2013

Tyler Phillips

B.A., Michigan State University, 2009
J.D., Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014









Senior Advisors
Frank M. Spano, J.D.

Co-Founder

Ph.D., Northcentral University, Candidate
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Citation in Strategic Management, Harvard University, 2010
B.S. in Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University, 2007
A.A. in Criminal Justice, Valley Forge Military College, 2001



















Senior Editors


Melissa Winkler, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014








- Zackery Hugg


Associate Editors:

Helen Berry, J.D.

A.S., Ivy Tech Community College, 2008
B.A., Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014









Christina Calandro, J.D.

Dual B.A., University of Missouri, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015









- Allison Dykehouse


Kate Mortensen

B.A., Michigan State University, 2011
Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014










Captain Carmen Quesenberry, J.D.

B.S., Radford University, 2004
M.S. in Criminal Justice, Radford University, 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014






Peter Tomasek

B.A., Adrian College, 2011
J.D., Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 
J.D./LL.M. in Taxation, Candidate, 2014








Cory Westmoreland, J.D.

B.A., Western Michigan University, 2007
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







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