Ryley T Bennett is a 3L J.D. candidate graduating in May 2018. She grew up in Corrales, New Mexico, and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Honors Arts & Letters, graduating with highest honors, in 2015 from Texas Tech University. She also received minors in both Spanish and Legal Studies.
In addition to being an Articles Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review, Ryley is the Director of Trial Advocacy for the Board of Barristers and is the Vice-President for the Energy Law Interest Group. Ryley is a member of both National Mock Trial and Moot Court teams and participated in the ABA National Arbitration Competition where her team won the National Championship. She is also currently a student attorney for the Innocence Clinic and she has previously served as Teaching Fellow for Professor Kime-Goodwin’s Legal Practice course.
Ryley’s experience includes clerking for the Office of General Counsel for Texas Tech University and the Washington Legal Foundation in Washington, D.C. She also worked as a summer associate for Thompson Coe in Dallas, Texas and will be working there after graduation.