Alyssa Kucera is a 2L at Cal Western with an interest in IP and entertainment law. Alyssa is one of the 2023 Editors-in-Chief of the Commentary, as well as the VP of Entertainment for the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. After law school she hopes to work at a firm and help artists protect their work. In her free time Alyssa likes to shoot and develop 35mm film, hike, and spend time with her husband, their dog, and their cat. 


Mendes.Brenda Headshot Brenda is currently a 3L, who is spending her last year serving as the editor-in-chief for The Commentary, President of the Employment and Labor Law Society, and Vice-President of XONR8. In the past, Brenda has served on the board for Latinx Law Student Association, Health Law Society, and Public Interest Law Foundation. Before law school, she worked in criminal defense, personal injury, children’s law, family law, and human rights and constitutional law. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs (Nina and Charlie), hiking, and riding bikes.