The International Center for Law and Religion Studies Student Management Board 2014

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University was pleased to announce in late 2013 the creation of a new Center Student Management Board, composed of second- and third-year law students. Students selected for the inaugural board were chosen for interest in the worldwide work of the Center and for expertise in such areas as research, writing, editing, languages, and website management. This inaugural group included second-year…

Victoria Carlton

Victoria Carlton grew up in Mona, Utah. Upon graduation from high school she also graduated from Utah Valley University with her associate’s degree. After high school, Victoria continued her education at Utah Valley University, and during that time she was a part of the UV Mentor Program both as a Mentor and then as the Service Team Lead; additionally, she was a part of the Volunteer & Service-Learning Center student board as a student coordinator. She graduated from Utah Valley University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with emphasis in International Relations. Victoria is currently a second-year law student at BYU Law School. She enjoys reading, art history, calligraphy, swimming, and being with her family.

James Heilpern

James Heilpern has served the International Center for Law and Religion Studies as a member of the Documents sub-team for the International Law and Religion Symposium and a member of the Center Management Board with responsibilities for Latin America. Since coming to law school, he has worked on numerous amici curiae briefs submitted to courts around the world including the U.S. Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the Constitutional Court of Colombia. In 2013, he interned at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, where he worked on several high-profile First Amendment cases including Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  Since then, James has also worked at the Utah Supreme

Bryant T. Hinckley

Bryant T. Hinckley enjoyed working with the International Law and Religion Symposium in fall 2012 as an informal translator. He spent the summer of 2013 as an extern in Johannesburg with the South Africa Area Legal Counsel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and later that year was a member of the documents team for the 2013 International Law and Religion Symposium. Originally from Salt Lake City, Bryant is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Utah where he earned a BA in history, anthropology, and Latin American studies. Prior to entering law school, he worked part-time at a Salt Lake City law firm. He enjoys practicing his Portuguese and staying current on world events, and he loves spending time with his wife and daughter.

Carl Hollan

Carl Hollan served the International Center for Law and Religion Studies as a 2012 Student Fellow, completing a six-week internship with the Area Legal Counsel’s Office for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints in Hong Kong. Since that time Carl has provided invaluable assistance to Center faculty in research, writing, translating, interpreting, and organizing for Chinese-language projects and events. Carl grew up in Orem, Utah. After serving a mission in Taipei, Taiwan for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 2005 to 2007, he returned to Brigham Young University and graduated with a BA and dual-major in Asian Studies and Mandarin Chinese in 2011. He has returned to…

Lynn Nouri

Lynn Nouri has lived in a number of cities including San Diego, Toronto, Boston, Seattle, Charlotte, and Cincinnati. She graduated magna cum laude from Xavier University in 2011 with a BS in Marketing. She worked in research for a number of years at Procter and Gamble and resigned in 2012 to pursue her life-long interest in the law. ┬áSince coming to the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Lynn has served the International Center for Law and Religion studies in several capacities. She was first a volunteer (2012) and then a member of the Concierge/Hosting team (2013, 2014) for the annual International Law and Religion Symposium. In her pursuit to contribute to the improvement…

Eimi Priddis

Eimi Priddis has served the International Center for Law and Religion Studies in many very valuable ways. She was member and then co-chair of the Documents team for the 2012 and 2013 International Law and Religion Symposia. She was a Center Student Fellow in 2012, completing an internship at the office of the Area Legal Counsel for the LDS Church in Frankfurt, Germany. For two summers she provided invaluable service in research, writing, and editing of the annually updated treatise Religious Organizations and Law, in 2013 serving as coordinator of the entire student team. Eimi grew up in a small town in Wyoming. She served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fukuoka…

Richard A. (Alex) Storms

Before being namesd to the Inaugural 2014 Student Management Board, Richard (Alex) Storms was a volunteer for 2012 International Law and Religion Symposium and a 2013 Student Research Fellow for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spending a six-week internship in Tokyo, Japan, before returning to Provo to spend the remainder of the summer completing a guided research project involving the Center’s annual update for the treatise Religious Organizations and the Law. A husband and a father of a beautiful little girl, Alex grew up in Seattle, Washington. After serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sendai, Japan, Alex obtained a Bachelor’s…