Class of 2015

Chad A. Archer

Chad ArcherChad Archer is a native North Carolinian, hailing from Denver, North Carolina, a small town northwest of Charlotte on the western shore of Lake Norman.  Archer is a 2012 graduate of Appalachian State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in political science. In addition to serving as a Business Fellow, Archer is the managing editor of the Elon Law Review, president of the Tax Law Interest Group, vice-president of the Business Law Association and a Dean's Fellow. Archer has interned at every level of the North Carolina judiciary, having completed internships in the chambers of the Honorable James L. Gale at the North Carolina Business Court, a specialized forum of the state trial division that focuses exclusively on complex corporate and commercial law matters; the Honorable Robert C. Hunter at the North Carolina Court of Appeals; and the Honorable Cheri L. Beasley, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. In the fall of 2015, Archer returned to the Court of Appeals to intern in the chambers of the Honorable Mark A. Davis. Archer has completed internships at the City of Greensboro, Office of the City Attorney, and at Pisgah Legal Services, a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal aid to low-income persons in western North Carolina. Additionally, since May of 2013, Archer has worked as a faculty research assistant to Elon Law Professor Patricia C. Perkins. Prior to law school, Archer served as an in-store sales and marketing representative, working extensively with brands like Samsung and Hewlett-Packard to train retail associates in the use of new technologies.

Adam J. Kindley

AJ KindleyKindley graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in marketing and economics. At UNCG, Kindley was a Case Coordinator for the Dean of Students’ Office where he prepared cases for conduct and academic integrity hearings. Kindley served as a legal intern for McGuire & McGuire and interned for the District Attorney’s Office in Lexington, North Carolina over the summer of 2013. Kindley has served many local charity organizations including: the North Carolina Special Olympics, Greensboro Urban Ministries, the American Red Cross and the Greensboro Animal Shelter.

Katherine Anne Lester

Katherine Lester - Elon LawWorking in the annuity sales division of Lincoln Financial Distributors from 2007-2012, Lester was recognized in 2011 as a top fixed annuity wholesaler. She has held Series 6 and 63 Securities Licenses, as well as North Carolina Licenses for Life, Health, and Long-Term Care Insurance. Prior to law school, Lester also worked as a program director, personal trainer, and instructor at several fitness centers. In the summer of 2013, she worked with the New Jersey Regional Enforcement Division of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Lester will participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Summer Honors Program in the Philadelphia Regional Enforcement Office during the summer of 2014. She currently works as an in-house extern for the general counsel's office of Market America/ Lester is a member of the Elon Law Moot Court Board, receiving the Best Brief Award for the Fall 2013 Elon Law Intramural Moot Court Competition. Lester is active in the Innocence Project, the Business Law Association, and served as a Student Mentor and orientation leader for the incoming class of 2016. She is also a skater and founding member of Greensboro Roller Derby. Lester holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. At Elon Law, she is a Board Scholar, Leadership Fellow and Business Fellow.

Tim Prosky

Tim ProskyProsky graduated from the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business with a double major in accounting and financial real estate. At USC, Prosky was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Over the summer of 2014, Prosky was a summer associate at the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS, a position in which he assisted with tax litigation preparation. Prosky has served as a summer tax associate for Harvey, Ballard & Bornstein, LLP, a writer and editor for HB Litigation Conferences and a legal intern for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office in Flemington, New Jersey. In addition to Prosky's legal experience, he is an Elon University School of Law Business Fellow, the President of Elon's Business Law Association and is published in Cornell's International Law Journal.