Monday, July 23, 2007


Posted by James at 11:33 AM ET

Yes, I love making lists. Here's another. Cheerleaders who are also lawyers.
(Last Update: 5/7/08 with the addition of Nicole)

Stephanie, Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader
Stephanie - Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders
Stephanie has a BA in Journalism from Hampton University and a Juris Doctor from University of Georgia. She's an attorney at a private mid-sized law firm.

Nicole, Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader
Nicole - Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders
Nicole is a graduate of Emory Law School and has a BS Business Administration from Xavier U. of Louisiana. She's a three-year veteran of the Falcons Cheerleaders and works as a county prosecutor.

Tiffany Murray
Tiffany Murray - Baltimore Ravens
Tiffany was the Ravens first ever Pro Bowl Cheerleader back in 1999 and is now a Lawyer in DC with her B.S., M.S., & J.D.

Tiffany Murray
Tiffany and Imani at Super Bowl XXXV

Heather, Carolina TopCatHeather, Carolina TopCats
Heather - Carolina TopCats
Heather has a BS from Ohio University and a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is admitted to the bar in both North and South Carolina. She concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate and commercial transactions and commercial real estate litigation.

Liana, Jacksonville ROAR
Liana - Jacksonville ROAR
Liana graduated from Emory University and received her juris doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law.

Marsha McCoy - Jacksonville ROAR
This photo shows Marsha and her step-dad on the CBS Morning Show after being eliminated from The Amazing Race. On the show she was identified as a law student and she subsequently graduated from the University of Florida Law School.

Tracee - Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders
Tracee was a Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader for two years before retiring at the end of the 2005-06 season. This year (2007), she joined the Chiefs Cheerleader staff as a life skills coach, practice and game and event staff. Tracee recently graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia with her J.D and M.B.A. degrees and is waiting to find out how she did on the bar exam.

Gretchen Stockdale, Los Angeles Raiderettes
Gretchen Stockdale - Los Angeles Raiderettes
Gretchen has a BA from the University of Missouri and graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. She practices in the area of general civil and business litigation, specializing in intellectual property litigation. Gretchen serves as a member of the editorial board of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine and was named a Southern California Rising Star by Los Angeles Magazine in 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Emily, Oakland Raiderettes
Emily - Oakland Raiderettes
Emily graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She then moved back to California where she received her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco. She works for a national law firm as a first-year attorney. She is a civil litigator who focuses on employment and labor laws.

Tammy Denbo, Buccaneers Cheerleader, 2003
Tammy Denbo - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders, Tampa Bay Storm Dancers
Tammy is a graduate of the Stetson University College of Law. At one point she was an Assistant States Attorney in Pinellas County.

Lara Davis - Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders
Lara is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School.

Klohver, Washington Redskins Cheerleader
Klohver - Washington Redskins Cheerleaders
Klohver is a graduate of the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia. She is licensed to practice in both DC and Maryland. She continues to assist underserved clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia with over 400+ hours of pro-bono legal assistance in each of the previous two years.

Regina, Redskins Cheerleader
Regina - Washington Redskins Cheerleader
Regina was a Washington Redskins Cheerleader during the 1999-2000 season and was attending law school at Georgetown University at the same time. She graduated from Georgetown in 2001 and practiced patent law for 3 years in DC. She then decided to change careers and decided to go to medical school. She will finish medical school at George Washington University in May 2008 and is then planning to start her career in General Surgery.

Melissa - Washington Redskins Cheerleader
Melissa G. Bernstein was a Redskins Cheerleader for 6 years (94, 95, 96,97, 00, 01) She attended The University of Maryland School of Law and received her law degree while she was cheerleader. Melissa worked as the Assistant General Counsel for the Washington Redskins from 2000 until 2004 and is now with the law firm of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker in Rockville, Maryland. Melissa and her husband, Darren Bernstein, have been married since October, 2002 and they have a son who was born in March, 2006 named Ethan.

I'm going to ask once again for our readers' help. I'm pretty sure this list is incomplete. If you know a cheerleader who became a lawyer, or a lawyer that became a cheerleader, please drop us a line. And it doesn't have to someone in the NFL or even the United States.

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