Meet the Faculty & Staff

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Gabriel J. Bowne
Attorney, Office of County CounselJ.D., University of California, Davis-M.L.K. School of LawB.A., University of California, IrvineCourse Taught:Arbitration
Bart J. Carey
Founder, Family Peacemakerfamilypeacemaker.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.S., California State University, FullertonCourse Taught:Mediation
Carolyn M. Dillinger
Boyd Law, APCboydlawlosangeles.com/team/carolyn-dillinger/J.D., Western State University, College of LawB.A., Vanguard UniversityCourse Taught:Law Practice Management
Michael J. Doubet
Associate, LaFollette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Amesljdfa.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., California State University, FullertonCourse Taught:Professional Responsibility
Mark E. Edwards
Senior Partner, Law Offices of Edwards & HaydenJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.S., Western State University College of LawCourse Taught:Arbitration
Aaron E. Ghirardelli
Founder, The Law Office of Aaron Ghirardellighirardellilaw.comLL.M, University of California, Hastings College of LawJ.D., Università degli Studi di Milano, ItalyCourse Taught:International Business Transactions
Jamilla Harris
In-house Counsel, Law Offices of Halas & MuharJ.D., Western State University, College of LawB.A., University of Southern CaliforniaCourse Taught:Workers' Compensation Law
Honorable Maria Hernandez
Judge, Orange County Superior Court of CaliforniaJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., University of California, DavisCourses Taught:Domestic ViolenceJuvenile Law
Michael M. Kowsari
Associate, Arent Fox, LLParentfox.comJ.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawB.A., University of California, Los AngelesCourse Taught:Entertainment Law
Anne N. Lanphar
Associate, Aleshire & Wynder, Attorneys at Law, LLPawattorneys.comJ.D., University of California, Hastings College of LawB.A., California State University, FullertonCourses Taught:Contracts DraftingReal Estate Transactions
David J. Macher
Criminal Defense AttorneyJ.D., Western State University, College of LawB.S., University of OregonCourses Taught:Death PenaltyWhite Collar Crimes
Tracy C. Miller
Founder, Domestic Violence Legal Centerdvlegalcenter.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., California State University, Long BeachCourse Taught:Pre-Trial Criminal Litigation
John E. Ohashi
Founding Partner, Ohashi & PriverJ.D., University of California, DavisB.A., University of California, Los AngelesCourse Taught:Advising Entrepreneurs
Bryan S. Owens
Associate, Callahan, Thompson, Sherman & Caudillctsclaw.comLL.M., Taxation, Chapman School of LawJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., University of California, FullertonCourses Taught:Principles of Agency & PartnershipVITA
Neil Pedersen
Founding Partner, Pedersen & McQueen, A Professional Law Corporationpedersenlaw.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.S., Western State University College of LawCourses Taught:Employment LawLaw Practice Management
Jonathan S. Pink
Partner, Bryan Cave LLPJ. D., Southwestern University School of LawM.F.A., University of California, Los AngelesB.A., University of California, BerkeleyCourse Taught:Intellectual Property
David P. Porter
Deputy District Attorney, Office of the Orange County District AttorneyJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., California State University, Long BeachCourse Taught:Criminal Justice Ethics
Nilab N. Rahyar
Associate, Jones Dayjonesday.comJ.D., Harvard Law SchoolB.A., University of California, IrvineCourse Taught:Pre-Trial Civil Litigation
Jacqueline R. Salazar
Associate, Brown & Charbonneau, LLPbc-llp.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.A., University of California, Santa BarbaraCourse Taught:Introduction to Legal Methods
Douglas W. Schroeder
Founder, Law Offices of Douglas W. Schroedertransitlaw.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawCourse Taught:Evidence
Mark A. Sevigny
Senior Deputy District Attorney, Office of the Orange County District AttorneyJ.D., University of San Diego School of LawB.A., San Diego State UniversityCourse Taught:Trial Practice (Criminal)
William D. Shapiro
Partner, Robinson, Calcagnie, Robinson, Shapiro & Davisrcrsd.comJ.D., Western State University College of LawB.S., California State University, FullertonCourse Taught:Trial Practice (Civil)
Steven E. Shube
Founder, Law Office of Steven E. Shube, Esq.J.D./M.B.A., University of California, BerkeleyB.A., University of California, Los AngelesCourse Taught:Contracts Drafting
Paul Taylor Smith
Attorney, Law Offices of Paul Taylor SmithJ.D., Western State College of LawMBA, The Claremont Graduate SchoolB.A., California State University, San BernardinoCourses Taught:Appellate AdvocacyArbitrationCopyright LawMediationLegal WritingNegotiationsProfessional ResponsibilityWorkers' Compensation
Munmeeth Soni
Staff Attorney, Public Law Centerpubliclawcenter.orgJ.D., American University Washington College of LawB.A., Wesleyan UniversityCourse Taught:Interviewing & Counseling
Dennis A. Stubblefield
Founder, Stubblefield Solutionsstubblefieldsolutions.comJ.D., University of Southern CaliforniaA.B., University of California, BerkeleyCourse Taught:Securities Regulation
Matthew E. Syken
Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory AuthorityLL.M., University of Alabama School of LawJ.D., Touro Law SchoolB.A., Marymount Manhattan CollegeCourses Taught:Corporate Risk ManagementNegotiationsPrinciples of Agency & Partnership
Geoffrey L. Thomas
Senior Counsel, Paul Hastings, LLPpaulhastings.comJ.D., Stanford Law SchoolA.B., Harvard UniversityCourse Taught:Mediation
John J. Veth
Founder, Law Offices of John J. VethLL.M., Chapman UniversityJ.D., Western State University College of LawM.A., Auburn UniversityM.S., Troy State UniversityB.S., New York UniversityCourse Taught:Federal Income Taxation
Holly M. Woesner
Deputy District Attorney, Office of the Orange County District AttorneyJ.D., Whittier Law SchoolB.S., Baker UniversityCourses Taught:Criminal Justice EthicsDomestic ViolenceLegal Writing and Research I & II
Christy Alvarez
Executive OfficeExecutive Assistant to the Dean714.459.1168calvarez@wsulaw.edu
Jacqueline Alvarino
Academic SupportAdministrative Assistant to the Faculty714.459.1196jalvarino@wsulaw.edu
James (Jim) Cheydleur
Development OfficeSenior Assistant Dean, Institutional Advancement714.459.1139jcheydleur@wsulaw.edu
Rhonda Cohen
Admissions OfficeAssistant Director of Admissions714.459.1108rcohen@wsulaw.edu
Pamela Davidson
Career ServicesAssistant Dean, Career Services714.459.1106pdavidson@wsulaw.edu
Allen Easley
Executive OfficeInterim Dean714.459.1168aeasley@wsulaw.edu
Sarah Eggleston
LibraryAssociate Director of the Library714.459.1110seggleston@wsulaw.edu
RJ Espinoza
Development OfficeAdministrative Assistant for Development714.459.1261respinoza@wsulaw.edu
Donna Espinoza
Student ServicesSenior Assistant Dean, Student Affairs714.459.1117despinoza@wsulaw.edu
Jon Evans
FacilitiesDirector of Facilities714.459.1164jonevans@wsulaw.edu
Scott Frey
LibraryReference Librarian714.459.1171sfrey@wsulaw.edu
Waithira Gethaiga
LibraryLibrary Technical Services Assistant714.459.1170wgethaiga@wsulaw.edu
Cathy Gorman
Admissions OfficeEnrollment Processor714.459.1166cgorman@wsulaw.edu
Stacy Hang
FinanceAP & Facilities Supervisor714.459.1167shang@wsulaw.edu
Shari Hartmann
RecordsRegistrar714.459.1121shartmann@wsulaw.edu
Timothy Hoang
Admissions OfficeAdmission Data Manager714.459.1103thoang@wsulaw.edu
Brenda Ishmael
Student ServicesAssistant Director of Student Finance714.459.1118bishmael@wsulaw.edu
Kelley Jones-Horwood
Faculty SupportFaculty Support Manager &DSS Coordinator714.459.1159khorwood@wsulaw.edu
Julie Kohler
Student ServicesAssistant Director of Student Finance714.459.1119jkohler@wsulaw.edu
Timothy Mallory
Development OfficeDirector of Alumni Relations714.459.1114tmallory@wsulaw.edu
Jennifer Mac
Information TechnologyCampus Technology Analyst714.459.1162jmac@wsulaw.edu
Joyce McCune
FinanceAP Specialist714.459.1109jmccune@wsulaw.edu
Eric Miller
Facilities714.459.1163emiller@wsulaw.edu
Patricia O'Connor
LibraryAssociate Professor of Law & Director of the Library714.459.1175poconnor@wsulaw.edu
Nancy Palos
Academic SupportAdministrative Assistant to the Faculty714.459.1126npalos@wsulaw.edu
Sabrina Rivera
Immigration ClinicImmigrants' Rights Fellow714.459.1157srivera@wsulaw.edu
Maile Sagiao
Human ResourcesHR Generalist714.459.1125msagiao@wsulaw.edu
Peg Savala
Human ResourcesDirector of HR714.459.1124psavala@wsulaw.edu
Mary Swenson
LibraryLibrary Technical Services Assistant714.459.1178mswenson@wsulaw.edu
Gloria Switzer
Admissions OfficeAssistant Dean for Admissions714.459.1107gswitzer@wsulaw.edu
Claire Weatherston
Development OfficeCommunication and Events Coordinator714.459.1105cmbroderick@wsulaw.edu
Dr. Gerri Winkleman
Counseling714.459.1160
Lei Zhang
LibraryReference Librarian714.459.1177lzhang@wsulaw.edu