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Mehrnaz Hadian Earns First Bioscience Industry Law Certificate

Southwestern/Keck partnership offers unique curriculum Dr. Mehrnaz Hadian, a critical care physician and fourth-year evening student at Southwestern, is the first to complete the Keck Bioscience Industry Law and Practice Certificate program, which provides Southwestern students and Keck Graduate Institute students who pursue the certificate with a unique understanding of the interplay between law and the fa ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON ADJUNCT FACULTY: Q&A with Adjunct Professor Peter M. Williamson ’79

Course: Tort Litigation Practice, SCALE Q: Over the 34 years you’ve been practicing law, what kind of cases best enhanced and honed your litigation skills? A: I don’t know that any specific thing has honed my litigation skills. Being in the court room does it. All of my trials have enhanced my knowledge base. I can’t pinpoint one thing. It’s the culmination of years of experience in a litigation practice th ...

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New LAWS and Academic Success Faculty Appointed

With the commencement of the 2015-2016 academic year, Southwestern welcomes two new faculty members. Kathryn Falk Fehrman has been appointed as Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Skills. Tracy L. Sanders has been appointed as an Academic Success Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law in the Academic Success and Bar-Related Programs office. They both bring exceptional academic and prof ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON ADJUNCT FACULTY: Q&A with Adjunct Professor Jeffrey Lenkov, Partner, Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP

Course: Sports Law Q: Who are some of the high profile athletes, sports announcers and sports teams you have represented? A: Generally, with regard to specific athletes, I keep my client list confidential. I can say that I have represented organizations as well as specific athletes and personnel that includes the Lakers, Clippers, LA Kings and National Football League, Major League Baseball and Major League ...

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Southwestern Takes Top Honors at Delta Theta Phi Convention

Southwestern's Hon. Marshall Francis McComb Delta Theta Phi Senate had a very impressive showing at the international legal fraternity's 59th Biennial Convention and Leadership Conference, which was held July 29 through August 1 in Washington D.C. This year, the McComb Senate brought home three awards: Outstanding Senate in the Nation for the McComb Senate, Outstanding Student in the Nation for Jason Barth, ...

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Southwestern student speaks at congressional briefing in Washington, DC

During a Congressional briefing on July 28 on Capitol Hill, Southwestern student Ashley Williams shared her experiences growing up in the foster care system. Williams is one of 12 individuals from across the nation who have been in Washington, DC for 10 weeks this summer as part of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) Foster Youth Internship (FYI) Program™. This assignment provides you ...

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Professor Cameron Elected Vice Chair of LA’s Employee Relations Board

Professor Christopher Cameron has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Los Angeles Employee Relations Board (LAERB), one of the city's most important commissions. As Vice Chair, Professor Cameron is one of five commissioners having jurisdiction to manage labor disputes affecting some 48,000 employees working in 60 separate bargaining units of the nation’s second-largest city. "It is an honor to accept ...

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Street Law and ACC Southern California receives 2015 Pinnacle Award

At a ceremony held at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on July 17, Southwestern’s Street Law Clinic Director Laura Dym Cohen joined  the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Southern California Chapter as they were honored by the National Bar Association with the 2015 Pinnacle Award for Collaboration. The Pinnacle Awards were created to honor the achievement of corporate counsel in endeavors including imp ...

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Lauren Fierro receives prestigious scholarship

Fourth year PLEAS student Lauren Fierro has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the Florence-Marie Cooper Scholarship, which helps non-traditional students who are pursuing a second career in law. Prior to enrolling at Southwestern, Fierro worked in the fitness industry for nine years. She currently works at a part time job, and is raising her 18-month-old son who was born during her second year of law sch ...

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