Jackson A. Lanier


Jackson Lanier is a first-year law student at North Carolina Central University and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media. He is a first-generation college and law student, as well as a former manager for the UNC Football Team. He’s a hard-working individual with a strong work ethic and exceptional communication skills.


Summer Associate

Roupas Law Firm, PLLC — May 2022 – Present, Greensboro, NC

  • Aided in client interviews
  • Researched statutory laws and recent legal cases.
  • Drafted legal letters, pleadings, and discovery requests.
  • Communicated with clients over the phone and by writing

Multimedia Journalist

Carolina Week / UNC Media Hub — January 2020 – May 2021, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Published by local media outlets.
  • Created weekly news packages for the broadcast.
  • Designed graphics for the broadcast and digital publications.
  • Networked with various NC public officials, UNC officials, and industry professionals.

Film Manager

UNC Football Team — March 2018 – May 2021, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Traveled with the team to away games.
  • Coordinated expectations with team leadership and coworkers.
  • Acted as the onsite point-of-contact for visiting video managers during home games.
  • Entrusted with the daily operation and safety of equipment exceeding $7,500 in value.

Audio/Visual Lead

Carolina Union — August 2017 – May 2021, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Communicated with clients to discuss their vision for their event.
  • Fulfilled client’s vision for their event to the best ability our equipment allowed.
  • Worked closely with the Chancellor’s Office and various other VIPs to host events.
  • Implemented cost-saving and time-saving off-site venue procedures.


Juris Doctor

North Carolina Central University • Durham, NC • 2024

Bachelor of Arts in Media and Journalism

Minor in United States History • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill • Chapel Hill, NC • 2021 • 3.54


Practice Ready Certification

Certified in the skills necessary to complete top-level legal research.

Prepare to Practice Certification

Thompson Reuters
Certified in the use of Westlaw and to conduct efficient legal research.


Soft Skills:

Teamwork, Professionalism, Ethical, Trustworthy, Dependable, Communicator, Multi Tasker, Stringent Deadline, Prioritize Workload, Timely Manner, Organized, Attention Detail, Positive Attitude, Patience, Flexibility, Fast Pace, Flexible, Fast Learner, Resourceful


Lexis+, Westlaw Edge, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft OneDrive, Zoom, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive, Google Slides, Gmail, Adobe Suite, Adobe Acrobat

Hard Skills:

Memo Drafting, Case Briefing