Chief Executive Officer
Danielle Allison is Chief Executive Officer of Ms. JD. She is a graduate of Florida State University and Harvard Law School. Danielle clerked for then Chief Judge UW Clemon of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. She spent six years working in the litigation group at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Danielle was the founding chair of Sutherland "Women Stepping Up" philanthropy initiative, co-chair of the firm’s women attorneys group, and a member of the hiring committee. She is a former American Bar Association, Business Law Section Fellow (2013-2015) and a former member of the State Bar of Georgia Committee to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession; Leadership Atlanta, LEAD Atlanta Class of 2012; Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Destiny Fund Class of 2009; Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, Former Executive Board Member; and Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, Former Foundation Council Member. Danielle is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Junior League of Lee County, Alabama. She lives in Auburn, Alabama.
Michele L. Perrin
Michele Perrin is a paralegal with the law firm O'Leary Wallace LLP, where she assists the founding partners with estate planning, probate, and estate and trust administration. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a Bachelor’s degree in History in 2007. She obtained her Masters degree in Modern European History from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2010. Michele began her legal career with Duggan Smith & Heath LLP in 2010, and completed her paralegal course work though the University of California, Santa Cruz extension program in 2011. Michele joined the law firm Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green LLP in 2015. Michele served as the Editor-in-Chief of Ms. JD from 2012-2017. Michele lives in Santa Margarita with her husband, Kyle, and their daughter, Taylor. She enjoys running and hiking with her two labs (Kali and Cooper), traveling, and wine.
Kate Hudson currently serves as an Attorney-Advisor for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), where she carries a dual portfolio of federal employment litigation and federal workforce policy. Prior to joining OPM, Ms. Hudson was the inaugural Director of the prestigious CXO Fellows Program, an executive branch professional development program for mid-career federal employees. Ms. Hudson began her legal career as a legal services attorney with the Georgia Legal Services Program and Legal Aid of North Carolina, as well as a former assistant public defender for the 12th Judicial District of North Carolina. Prior to law school, Ms. Hudson worked in election analytics for the Committee for an Effective Congress and in federal relations with the American Hospital Association.
Ms. Hudson received her J.D. from the University Of Dayton School Of Law and her B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from the Ohio University, with minors in international relations and French. She received her Masters of Public Policy and Administration from American University.
Ms. Hudson’s volunteer activities and previous board service include serving as a former chapter president (Augusta) of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL), chapter secretary (Fayetteville) of the North Carolina Association of Women Lawyers (NCAWL), as well as an active volunteer in the Military Spouse JD Network. She is a member of the Women’s Bar Association for the District of Columbia. Kate is an active Girl Scouts of America volunteer and a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Ms. Hudson is an active duty Army spouse and currently resides in northern Virginia with her husband and two children.
Content Director/Social Media Manager
Kerriann Stout is Ms. JD’s Content Director and Social Media Manager. She is the founder and CEO of Vinco, a bar exam coaching company, where she and her team help students pass the bar exam with less stress and more confidence. She graduated from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 2013 and began her legal career focusing on immigration law during a fellowship at the Pace Community Law Practice.
Shortly after, Kerriann founded Darian Stout LLP with a former Pace classmate. At the same time, Kerriann found her passion for legal education while adjunct teaching. In 2016, Kerriann left the practice of law to become a law professor and focus on her bar exam coaching business. In her spare time, Kerriann enjoys traveling, eating (yes, as a hobby), and hanging out with her parents’ English Bulldog. She lives in the NYC suburbs.
Ashlee Ehorn is the Programs Assistant for Ms. JD. She graduated from Samford University in 2003 with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in History. Before joining Ms. JD in 2018, she had taken time away from the workforce to stay home with her children full time. She has over 10 years of professional experience in business communications, public affairs, non- profit development and legal administrative assisting. Ashlee has experience in event planning and has previously supported a non-profit board of director as well as the non-profit director. Ashlee lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two sons and enjoys reading, traveling and spending time outdoors exploring the beautiful landscape of Tennessee with her family.
Alumni Program Director
Elizabeth Vaysman graduated from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Liz worked as a Student Attorney with the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic helping creators, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses with legal issues. She previously interned at the Federal Circuit Bar Association and at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Criminal Law Section. She grew up in Reading, PA and graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA with a B.B.A. in Finance in 2010. Before starting law school, Liz worked as a legal assistant and caseworker for an adoption agency, A Baby Step Adoption. In her spare time, Liz loves to cook, travel, and explore DC. You can follow Liz on twitter @LizVays. Liz is awaiting the results of the February bar exam and is seeking work opportunities.
Pre-Law Program Director
Paige Greene is a Chicago based corporate attorney whose practice is focused on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Paige received her law degree from the Washington University School of Law where she was awarded the Dean’s Leadership Award. While at WashULaw, Paige served as president of the Women’s Law Caucus, an executive board member of the Black Law Student’s Association, a Career Development peer adviser, co-chair of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council and primary editor of the Journal of Law & Policy. In addition, she received her bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Law and a Hispanic Studies minor from Trinity College. Paige became familiar with Ms. JD prior to law school as a prospective law student when she relied on the organization’s resources to inform her all-encompassing law school decision. Later in law school, Paige applied for and was selected for a Ms. JD Fellowship. Currently, Paige serves as the Ms. JD Pre-Law Program Director. Paige is passionate about empowering women to pursue their professional goals and supporting women in the legal profession. As pre-law director, Paige aims to give back to the Ms. JD community by helping more young women in their pursuits of achieving a law degree.
Lauren R. Jackson
Lauren R. Jackson is a Labor & Employment associate with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP, in their Newark office. She is a graduate of Howard University School of Law where she served as President of the Student Bar Association and member of the Huver I. Brown Trial Advocacy Team. Throughout law school, she interned with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Additionally, she served as a judicial intern for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the District Court for the District of Columbia. Lauren’s also served as a Student Attorney with the now named Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Clinic at Howard University. As a Student Attorney, she presented oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Prior to joining her firm, Lauren clerked for Judge Magali M. Francois, J.S.C. of the New Jersey Superior Court, Family Division. Additionally, Lauren is the Founder and Program Director of Instilling My Ability to Naturally Embrace Excellence, Inc. (IMANEE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment and elevation of middle school girls throughout New York and New Jersey. She has received various recognition for her community and advocacy work such as the EmbraceHER DC “My Sister’s Keeper” Award and the Olender Foundation Earl H. Davis advocacy award. She also received the Dean’s Leadership Award from Howard University School of Law. Lauren is a 2016 Ms. JD Fellow and 2015 Lawyers of Color Fellow.
Lauren holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Seton Hall University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Epsilon Sigma Iota Legal Sorority.