CABA’s 2018 Reuben V. Anderson Diversity Award Winners

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Each year, CABA makes a scholarship award to each Mississippi law school in honor of Reuben V. Anderson. Scholarship recipients must be Mississippi residents who embody the leadership traits and character of Reuben V. Anderson. Each school receives an identical contribution from CABA and may award those funds to one or more recipients.

Recipients of the 2018 Reuben V. Anderson Scholarship at Mississippi College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law are shown below:

Award Recipients

Claudia Brunson

Claudia Brunson, Mississippi College School of Law

Jasmine Davis, University of Mississippi School of Law

Mississippi College School of Law

Claudia Brunson

Claudia Brunson (pictured above) is a rising second-year law student from Madison, Mississippi. She attended Millsaps College and majored in Communications. This summer, Claudia will serve as a legal research assistant for Professors Donald Campbell at Mary Miller and will work primarily on updates to the Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law. Her career interests include government, military, criminal defense work, and contract law.

Tre Talifero

Tre Talifero (not pictured) is a rising second-year law student from Ridgeland, Mississippi. He attended West Virginia Wesleyan College where he majored in Philosophy. This summer, Tre is participating in Officer Candidate School for the U.S. Marine Corps. His post-graduate interest is in the field of Public Health Policy.

University of Mississippi School of Law

Jasmine Davis

Jasmine Davis (pictured above) earned her J.D. in May of 2018. She is originally from Jackson, Mississippi and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Tougaloo College. Jasmine’s areas of interest are criminal law and cyber law.