The JOLTT Leadership

About

JOLTT is a student organization dedicated to exploring the intersection of law and technology. JOLTT covers all aspects of technology law including but not limited to: intellectual property, privacy, computer, antitrust, internet, telecommunications, and e-commerce law. We are proud to be:

Student-run

We are run by a diverse group of law and undergraduate students from all sorts of different backgrounds and specialties.

Informed

Our blog is constantly updated with articles regarding everyday issues in law and technology. We also publish a journal annually.

Striving for the best

We put on informative events and panels, for example inviting notable leaders in the tech industry to speak about legal issues in their fields.

Learn more about our executive board

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Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Propst

Sarah Propst is a third year law student at the University of Texas School of Law. She is a double longhorn, having received her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from UT Austin. Prior to law school, Sarah worked for several years in the pharmaceutical industry  developing novel vaccines and biologics. After graduation, Sarah will be working in Washington, D.C. focusing on patent litigation

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Managing Editor

Arushi Pandya

Arushi is a 3L at the University of Texas School of Law. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Biology and Plan II.  After graduation, she plans to work in health and life sciences law. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and trying new recipes.

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Chief Articles Editor

Charlie Bland

Charlie Bland is a third year law student at the University of Texas School of Law. He has a keen interest in the intersection of law and technology and enjoys discussing novel issues raised by new technological developments. In his free time, Charlie can often be found exploring Austin’s hiking trails or on the golf course.

Submissions Editor

Jacob Przada

Jacob Przada is a 3L at the University of Texas School of Law. Jacob graduated from the University of Texas College of Liberal Arts with degrees in Government and International Relations and minors in Spanish and Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. After graduation, Jacob plans to focus his legal practice on litigation in Austin, Texas.

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Online Editor

Shloka Raghavan

Shloka is a 2L at the University of Texas School of Law. Prior to law school, Shloka graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and worked at Texas Instruments as an engineer. In her spare time, she enjoys working on a variety of random projects. 

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Co-Development Director

Nick Markwordt

Nick is a 2L at the University of Texas School of Law, where he plans to pursue venture capital law. Prior to law school, Nick graduated from the Georgia Institute of technology with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and worked as a patent engineer before coming to law school. On campus, he is also a Pro Bono Scholar. In his spare time, he enjoys playing ice hockey and basketball.

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Co-Development Director

Kyle Clendenon

Kyle is a second year student at Texas Law. Before law school, Kyle got his B.S. and M.B.A. in Management Information Systems from Tennessee Tech University before working in digital forensics and teaching university classes on business technology.

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Administrative Director

Gabby Regard

Gabby Regard is a 2L at the University of Texas School of Law. She grew up near New Orleans, and graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Alabama. Gabby is interested in IP, tech, and entrepreneurship. In her free time she enjoys reading, working out, and trying new recipes. 
 
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Technology Director

Tracy Zhang

Tracy Zhang hails from the scorching state of Arizona and is currently an undergraduate senior majoring in computer science and minoring in business at the University of Texas at Austin. She served as Technical Chair of Women in Computer Science and is a student science and technology writer for University Communications.  She loves reading and enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors in her free time.

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