Rushton Stakely Welcomes the Firm’s First-half Summer Associates


Rushton Stakely welcomes Ginny Bradley, Patrick Cumpton and Riley Kate Lancaster to the firm’s first-half Summer Associate Program, which runs from May 10 to June 18.  Summer Associates at Rushton Stakely perform legal research, draft memoranda and briefs, and also, attend depositions, hearings, trials and mediations.


Virginia “Ginny” Bradley

Ginny Bradley, from Jackson, Alabama, has completed her second year at the University of Alabama School of Law.  She serves as Junior Editor for the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review.   She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Troy University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts.  Ginny enjoys crafting and playing tennis in her spare time.


Patrick M. Cumpton

Patrick Cumpton, from Mobile, Alabama, has completed his second year at the University of North Carolina School of Law.  Patrick is a graduate of Auburn University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and was a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.  As a law student, he has previously interned for the Honorable Lance M. Africk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and the Honorable Edmond G. Naman in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court of Alabama.  Patrick’s interests outside of the law include traveling, cooking, and playing basketball.


Riley Katherine “Riley Kate” Lancaster

Riley Kate Lancaster, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has completed her first year at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.  At Cumberland, Riley Kate has been named a Merit Scholar, named to the Dean’s List, and also, received the Academic Excellence Award.  She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, graduating Magna Cum Laude.   Riley Kate is conversant in French and enjoys a number of hobbies including piano, dance, horseback riding and marksmanship.