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Roy Manukyan, Fourth Year Evening Student

Roy Manukyan may not be a lawyer yet, but he already has many years of experience as an advocate. He began working in his family’s disability advocacy firm nearly a decade ago. When his father passed away in 2010, Manukyan, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from USC, took over the business, expanded, and renamed it RCM Disability. Because of his experience as an Accredited Disability Rep ...

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Tina Robinson 2L Evening Program

Tina Robinson has never shied away from a challenge. This competitive spirit has made her successful in a variety of pursuits, from playing French horn to finishing strong in grueling triathlons. Her ambition and discipline has enabled her to successfully complete her first year as an evening program student at Southwestern while continuing her full-time work as a home health physical therapist. Originally ...

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Melissa Agnetti, Third Year Day Program

Melissa Agnetti believes in embracing opportunity. Originally from New York, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, where she majored in History with a minor in Political Science. Early on, Agnetti had an interest in entertainment law. When she found that law schools in her area did not offer the depth and breadth of courses she was looking for, she discovered Southwestern. Once she had app ...

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Brian Huang, Third-year Evening Student

An asset protection seminar may not sound like a potentially life-changing event, but for dental anesthesiologist Brian Huang, it got him seriously thinking about law school. “I was in awe when I heard a presentation from a lawyer,” Dr. Huang explained. “He talked about a dentist who sent an assistant out to get coffee, and while on the errand, she accidentally ran over a child. The dentist was sued for wro ...

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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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Emily Rehm, Second Year Evening Program

When Emily Rehm was a teenager, she loved going to concerts. But unlike the throngs of young people who dream of becoming rock stars, Rehm realized that her fun experience was actually someone else’s job. She spoke to tour managers and promoters to learn about what they do, and how they played a role in producing performances. "I realized that someone had to work on the business side of entertainment,” she ...

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Student Lauren Plunkett Featured/Profiled by OneJustice

OneJustice featured full-time student Lauren Plunkett this month as another example of how “It Takes a Network” to achieve access to justice for Californians in need. Click here to read more about her path from undergrad to the Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology to Southwestern, where she's has participated in the Public Service Program, Public Interest Law Committee, and of course, OneJus ...

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Student Profile: Ashley Williams

Part-time Evening Program For Ashley Williams, education has been her salvation. It has given her a strong sense of purpose and enabled her to help other people who have endured the same kind of difficult childhood that she experienced growing up in the foster care system. One of her biggest priorities is to show foster youth that they can choose a good path in life, and she leads by example. "I knew I want ...

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Student Profile: Yealee Song

Full-time Day Program After Yealee Song graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in English, she turned an internship with KTLA into a full-time career and did everything from traffic and newswriting to producing and digital media. She then moved to a non-profit media company called KAC Media, which was broadcast over satellite television. As the director of production, she created shows and oversaw their pro ...

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Student Profile: Sharan Ramchandani

Full-time Day Program and Concurrent-degree Program with The Drucker School (J.D./M.B.A.) Originally from Mumbai, India, Sharan Ramchandani arrived in the United States seven years ago to study international relations. As an undergraduate student at USC, he debated the merits of going into the legal profession verses becoming a business executive. When it came to the pursuit of an advanced degree, he couldn ...

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