Meet the Team


Kelly KusmaulMarketing Director Kelly Kussmaul works to develop online and print content in support of the goals of the Admissions team throughout the recruitment cycle. Kelly is also the main point of contact for web and photography resources for the Law College. Kelly did her undergrad at the University of Michigan, and has worked for MSU Law since 2008. Her previous position in the Office of Admissions provides a background for creating dynamic materials for JD admissions.

Contact me to initiate a communications project, talk about our photo resources, ask licensing questions, request design work, or chat about the goings-on of MSU Law.

If you’re not sure who to ask about a project, ask me!


Marina Amaran is the communications manager for the Communications team at MSU Law. She works on digital and print marketing initiatives for the law college. Marina completed her undergraduate degree program in Business Administration at the University of Central Florida. She comes from a background in digital marketing in the entertainment industry. 

Contact me with questions/content for MSU Law’s social media, requests for email campaigns, or social media marketing information.


Steven Klukowski is the web developer for the Law College. In addition to maintaining the college's web presence, he works with departments to develop web applications to streamline processes. He has undergraduate & graduate degrees from the University of Michigan.

Contact me if you need content added/removed from the website, items added to Web Services, or to have new web forms built.


Savannah SwixSavannah Swix is the writer and editor for the Communications team at MSU Law. She works on print and digital marketing materials for the law college, including the bi-annual Spartan Lawyer magazine. Savannah completed her undergraduate degree program in journalism just around the corner from MSU Law at MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences.

Contact me to share MSU Law stories (student/faculty pieces, news, and events) in a range of formats: press releases, profiles, feature stories, and videos.



Brenda J. Sanborn is a part-time member of the Communications team, and brings her creative expertise to develop vibrant graphics and print material. Brenda did her undergraduate work at Eastern University, and joins the MSU Law team after working with Communications and Brand Strategy at Michigan State University. In addition to her work for MSU Law, she is an independent graphic designer for a variety of local companies.