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Faculty & Staff

Key Academic and Administrative Positions

 

Administration

HYUNG J. PARK, President & CEO, Dean of School of Law

photo_hjparkHYUNG J. PARK

President & CEO
Dean of School of Law
Attorney, C.P.A.
MBA, University of Minnesota
J.D., Loyola Law School, LA
hpark@alu.edu

 

Attorney at Law and C.P.A. MBA, University of Minnesota; JD, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.

 

BA, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. Graduated as the Top Honor Student of the College of Business Administration, summa cum laude.

 

President, Abraham Lincoln University, 1996-2010. Partner, Park & Kirwan Law & CPA Firm. Practicing Tax and Business Law, 1984-1995. Worked for Arthur Young & Co., one of the Big 8 CPA firms and other regional CPA firm. Major emphasis on tax, business and investment planning.

 

Director, Advisory Council to the Small Business Administration of the US, 1980-1984. Director and Vice President, Local Development Public Corporation under Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, 1981-1993. Trustee, Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Southern California, 1983-1995. Member of the Board of Trustees of Polytechnic School, Pasadena, California, 1994-2003. Member and Auditor, Advisory Council on Democratic and Peaceful Unification of South Korea, 1993-1999. Advisory Board Member, Asian Program Office, Loyola Marymount University, 1990-2002. The authors of numerous published articles and professional research papers.

JESSICA PARK, Professor, Chief Information Officer, and Director of Juris Doctor Program

photo_jparkJESSICA PARK

Professor

Chief Information Officer and Director of Juris Doctor Program

jpark@alu.edu

 

 

Jessica Park serves as the Director of ALU’s Juris Doctor Program. In this role, Director Park coordinates faculty, graders and staff regarding course development and online assessment for each of the Juris Doctor courses. Director Park also counsels students regarding the First Year Law Students’ Examination and California Bar Exam. As a faculty member, Professor Park teaches Future Interests & Mortgages at the fourth year level.

 

Director Park also serves as ALU’s Chief Information Officer. In this role, Ms. Park conducts institutional research, updates institutional leaders regarding higher education regulations and the latest news regarding accreditations and approvals and leads self-evaluation and outcomes assessment projects. Director Park serves as a volunteer educations standards evaluator with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and is a current member of DEAC Standards Committee. Along with the University Registrar, Ms. Park is a Veterans Affairs Certifying Official and serves veteran students in this capacity.

 

Professor Park holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in English Literature from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences, for her academic achievements. Professor Park previously served as a Judicial Extern for Judge Michael Nash and as a law clerk for Judge Susan Bryant Deason.

SUSAN LOMELI, Director of University Programs and Associate Director of Operations

photo_lomeliSUSAN LOMELI
Director of University Programs and Associate Director of Operations

slomeli@alu.edu

 

Dr. Susan Lomeli has extensive industry and academic experience from a career in the utility industry, having worked with Ralph M Parsons, Bechtel Power Corporation, Jacobs Engineering and Edison International for more than 40 years. Most recently at Edison, she was a Manager in Power Production with oversight of Human Resources, Information Technology, Compliance and Power Plant Metric Reporting to CPUC.

 

Dr. Lomeli has taught courses at the Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral level for more than 22 years. Her specialty is in the areas of Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, Statistics, Research, Capstone, Thesis and Dissertation.

 

Education:

D.P.A., University of La Verne
M.A., Management, University of Redlands
B.A., Mathematics, California State University, Los Angeles

LISA INGOLDSBY, Director of Compliance and Data Integrity

LISA INGOLDSBY

Director of Compliance and Data Integrity

lingoldsby@alu.edu

JOSHUA SUNG, Chief Financial Officer

JOSHUA SUNG

Chief Financial Officer

jsung@alu.edu

Academic and Student Affairs

THOMAS VALFRID ANDERSON, Professor, Academic Success Program and Course Development Faculty

photo_andersonVALFRID ANDERSON
Professor
Academic Success Program and Course Development Faculty

 

Professor T. Valfrid Anderson teaches Contracts A and B at the first year level and Uniform Commercial Code and Future Interests and Mortgages at the fourth year level. Professor Anderson also teaches legal writing and legal research with LF400 Professional Skills I and LAW712B Professional Skills II, taught to first, second and third year students. Professor Anderson has coached also ALU students on Contracts multiple choice and essay writing for the First Year Law Students’ Examination and runs workshops on law school skills at ALU’s Orientation. Professor Anderson also teaches course topics in the Master of Science of Law program, such as Employment Law and Intellectual Property.

 

Professor Anderson graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University. He got his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). At Boalt, he earned Best Oral Argument in Moot Court and the American Jurisprudence award in Contracts.

 

After his studies, Professor Anderson specialized in Securities and Banking law at the Westside law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and served as Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President – Loan Operations at Western Federal Savings & Loan Association in Marina del Rey. After his work at Western Federal Savings, Professor Anderson has helped to develop several start-up ventures in communications and recycling and continues to serve as general counsel for these entities as well as function in various business capacities, usually marketing.

 

He co-authored the book The Promises Game – How to Actually Do What You Want to Do.

JOSEPH C. DE LADURANTEY, Academic Dean of Criminal Justice

Dr_Joseph2JOSEPH C. DE LADURANTEY
Academic Dean of Criminal Justice

 

Joseph C. De Ladurantey is a retired Chief of Police for the City of Irwindale, California with more than 40 years of law enforcement experience. He has served as the Chief of Police of Torrance, California and the Law Enforcement Liaison for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and with 27 years with the Los Angeles Police Department has achieved the rank of Captain. He has been in the higher education field as a professor for over 15 years, teaching courses such as Public Policy, Organizational Theory and Human Behavior, Strategic Management, Human Resources Management and Public Administration and its Environment.

 

He received a doctoral degree in Public Administration and Public Management at the University of La Verne, after studying Criminology at Cal State Long Beach and gaining a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. His doctoral dissertation: “Creating Public Value Through Collaboration” has been published and portions of the manuscript have been adopted for separate publication in several professional journals. He has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) and presented papers at their annual conference.

ELIZABETH GOMEZ, Registrar

ELIZABETH GOMEZ
Registrar

egomez@alu.edu

DANIEL JUNG, Professor, Academic Success Program, Academic Support and Marketing Coordinator

photo_daniel2DANIEL JUNG
Professor
Academic Success Program, Academic Support and Marketing Coordinator

daniel.jung@alu.edu

 

Professor Jung teaches Torts A and Torts B in the first year of the Juris Doctor Program and has coached ALU students on Torts multiple choice and essay writing for the First Year Law Students’ Examination. As a key faculty member of ALU’s Academic Success Program, Professor Jung supports students on the technology and transition to online legal education in the first year and upper levels and runs workshops on law school skills at ALU’s Orientation. Professor Jung also teaches course topics in the Master of Science of Law program, such as Contracts and Torts.

 

Professor Jung has over four years of experience in teaching legal classes and over eight years working in civil litigation, family law, contracts, class action lawsuits and forensics. He is also responsible for keeping ALU’s technology advancing forward.

 

Professor Jung holds a Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law (Scholarship Recipient), and a B.S. in Psycho-Biology, Minor in Cognitive Science and a Specialization in Computing from U.C.L.A.

 

Professor Jung on his free time has also helped non-profit organizations with legal issues and founded a non-profit legal clinic helping those individuals that can’t afford an attorney.

MOHAMAD A. KHATIBLOO, Professor of Criminal Justice

Mohamad KhatiblooMOHAMAD A KHATIBLOO
Professor of Criminal Justice

 

25 years experience in the field of Criminal Justice, over 15 years teaching experience at the university level both on ground and online environments, published author, subject matter expert and curriculum developer for several colleges. Affiliations: American Society of Criminology – Member, Justice Research and Statistics Association – Member and Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences – Member

 

Lecturer and trainer for: Los Angeles Police Department – Anti – Terrorism, Los Angeles County Bar Association – Gang Enhancement Defense, Riverside, Ca., Public Defenders – Gangs and Terrorism, Chicano Correctional Workers Assoc – Gangs & Terrorism in Calif & US Prison systems Published work: CRC Press / Taylor and Francis: ‘ReEvolution of Gangs’ , ‘What the Police Academy Did Not Teach Me’, ‘Homeland Security & Terrorism: Perspective Thoughts and Opinions’ , ‘Suicide Bombing as an Ultimate Terrorist Tool’

LIDBI LOPEZ, Administrative and Billing Assistant

LIDBI LOPEZ
Administrative and Billing Assistant

llopez@alu.edu

ERIKA AHN, First Year Law Students’ Examination Review Coach

ErikaAhnERIKA AHN
First Year Law Students’ Examination Review Coach
erikaahn@alu.edu

 

Erika Ahn is excited to coach students for the FYLSX Review course and is passionate about providing students the right set of approaches to learn what they need to learn in order to succeed. She has run student mentoring programs and tutored students in every law school subject. Robin and Erika Ahn specialize in providing law school resources to those who need to improve their learning or need to coordinate learning despite challenging schedules. They are well-aware of the realities of a working adult, having themselves worked 60-80 hour work-weeks as law students, but have learned successful approaches that helped them to earn top grades and multiple CALI and Witkins Awards for Academic Excellence at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law and to pass the California Bar Examination on their first attempts. Erika was honored in her last year of law school to be hand-selected to complete in the annual Barry Levin Moot Court Competition at the Ventura County Appellate Court, which she ultimately won after arguing and fielding question from three appellate justices in a fully packed court room.

ROBIN AHN, First Year Law Students’ Examination Review Coach

RobinAhnROBIN AHN
First Year Law Students’ Examination Review Coach
robinahn@alu.edu

 

Robin Ahn is excited to coach students in the FYLSX Review course! As an avid athlete and a dedicated tutor, Robin focuses on caring for every student and providing attack plans so that law students can perform at the top of their game. Robin and Erika Ahn specialize in providing law school resources to those who need to improve their learning or need to coordinate learning despite challenging schedules. They are well-aware of the realities of a working adult, having themselves worked 60-80 hour work-weeks as law students, but have learned successful approaches that helped them to earn top grades and multiple CALI and Witkins Awards for Academic Excellence at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law. Through his passion for teaching and coaching, Robin has achieved great success with helping law school students recover from being placed on academic probation and helping students consistently pass both the California Baby Bar and General Bar exams.

Admissions and Marketing

RICHARD LINGLE, Director of Admissions

RICHARD LINGLE
Director of Admissions

rlingle@alu.edu

ISAAC HANSON, Military Education Coordinator/Admissions Representative

ISAAC HANSON
Military Education Coordinator/Admissions Representative

imhanson@alu.edu

CHARLES PULLEN, Admissions Representative

CHARLES PULLEN
Admissions Representative

cpullen2@alu.edu

Technology

TAE W. KIM, Software Engineer

TAE W. KIM
Software Engineer

tkim@alu.edu

BRIAN H. LEE, IT Support Technician/Junior Software Engineer

BRIAN H. LEE
IT Support Technician/Junior Software Engineer

bhlee@alu.edu

School of Law Faculty

SAM ABOURCHED

Professor Sam Abourched teaches independent study in First Amendment. Professor Abourched has his B.S. from Mount Olive College and his Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, he clerked for the North Carolina Court of Appeals and for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

 

He was an F-15E Crew Chief in the US Air Force. After the Air Force, he worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly eleven years. He is currently a deputy district attorney in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he handles felony trials. He is also a Captain in the Army Reserve JAG Corps.

 

Professor Abourched is admitted to the state bars of California, North Carolina (inactive), and D.C. (inactive), as well as to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

THOMAS VALFRID ANDERSON

photo_andersonVALFRID ANDERSON
Professor
Academic Success Program and Course Development Faculty

 

Professor T. Valfrid Anderson teaches Contracts A and B at the first year level and Uniform Commercial Code and Future Interests and Mortgages at the fourth year level. Professor Anderson also teaches legal writing and legal research with LF400 Professional Skills I and LAW712B Professional Skills II, taught to first, second and third year students. Professor Anderson has coached also ALU students on Contracts multiple choice and essay writing for the First Year Law Students’ Examination and runs workshops on law school skills at ALU’s Orientation. Professor Anderson also teaches course topics in the Master of Science of Law program, such as Employment Law and Intellectual Property.

 

Professor Anderson graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University. He got his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). At Boalt, he earned Best Oral Argument in Moot Court and the American Jurisprudence award in Contracts.

 

After his studies, Professor Anderson specialized in Securities and Banking law at the Westside law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and served as Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President – Loan Operations at Western Federal Savings & Loan Association in Marina del Rey. After his work at Western Federal Savings, Professor Anderson has helped to develop several start-up ventures in communications and recycling and continues to serve as general counsel for these entities as well as function in various business capacities, usually marketing.

 

He co-authored the book The Promises Game – How to Actually Do What You Want to Do.

RAYMOND E. CHAO

photo_chaoRAYMOND E. CHAO
Adjunct Professor and Attorney
Professor Chao teaches Criminal Law

 

Professor Chao teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure in the Juris Doctor Program and has coached ALU students on Criminal Law multiple choice and essay writing for the First Year Law Students’ Examination and runs workshops on law school skills at ALU’s Orientation.

 

Professor Chao received an LLM from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2000. He earned his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1996. Professor Chao also has a Master’s of Arts in Sociology from DePaul University. He holds a B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Political Science and English.

 

Professor Chao worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor from 2001 to 2007, where he prosecuted criminal cases and conducted training sessions for attorneys and law clerks. Professor Chao also worked for NYC Children’s Services – Family Court Legal Services in Manhattan from 2008 through 2010.

TORY ERICKSON

photo_toryTORY ERICKSON
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Erickson teaches Real Property at the second and third year level of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Erickson received his B.A., from California State University of Long Beach and holds a J.D. from Western State College of Law at Argosy University. He received a certificate in International Development Studies from the University of Uppsala in Sweden.

 

He has more than 20 years of experience in private practice with extensive experience in civil litigation, real estate and business transactions. Before becoming an attorney, he was a Licensed Customs House Broker with 10 years of experience as an international sales manager for importers, exporters, and custom house brokers. He has also worked as a Real Estate developer and Licensed California Real Estate Broker.

 

He has written and published a three part Guide to the Affordable Care Act as well as a book on The Affordable Care Act for Employers.

 

His pro bono activities have included working with the Jenesse Center, the largest domestic violence shelter in Los Angeles, working as a patient’s advocate for the Orange County Mental Health Association, and working as a Mediator for the OC Superior Courts’ Community Service Programs (CSP).

ROSEANN FRAZEE

photo_roseannROSEANN FRAZEE
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Frazee teaches Family Law.

 

Professor Frazee graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles and received her J.D. from Abraham Lincoln University School of Law.

 

Professor Frazee formed Frazee Law Group in Pasadena, where she practices family law.

 

Professor Frazee is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Pasadena Bar Association.

DAVID GRAUBERT

photo_graubertDAVID GRAUBERT
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Graubert teaches Constitutional Law and the First Amendment course.

 

Professor Graubert earned his J.D. degree at Stanford Law School in 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Adelphi University in New York.

 

Prior to becoming an attorney, he taught in Los Angeles city schools for nine years, including classes in English and United States Government. Among his students were a diverse variety of immigrants from all over who had settled in L.A. and decided to become U.S. citizens.

 

While at Stanford, Professor Graubert’s background as a professional educator proved useful when he was chosen by Prof. Tom Campbell, at the time also serving as a U.S. Congressman for a district in Silicon Valley (for which Prof. Campbell regularly flew to Washington, D.C.), for a sought-after position assisting with courses in Public Policy and International Law.

 

During the semesters that Prof. Campbell was in Congress, Professor Graubert worked at the State’s teacher’s union, the California Teachers Association.
During his first summer while at Stanford, Professor Graubert was a judicial extern for Justice Ronald M. George, one the most distinguished Chief Justices of the California Supreme Court.

 

As an attorney, Professor Graubert has practiced both litigation and corporate-transactional law, both for international law firms and as in-house counsel, for clients ranging from Wall Street investment banks to Hollywood entertainment companies.

RANDALL HARRIS

photo_harrisRANDALL HARRIS
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Harris teaches Trial Techniques.

 

Professor Harris has his B.A. in psychology from U.C.L.A. and holds a J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law School.

 

Professor Harris serves as the Principal Deputy County Counsel – Dependency – Section Head, at the office of Los Angeles County Counsel, where he has worked since 1991, and currently supervises 18 lawyers.

 

For the past three years, in conjunction with the Administrative Office of the Courts, Prof. Harris has taught trial techniques to attorneys and social workers.

RICHARD D. HOANG

photo_richardRICHARD D. HOANG
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Hoang teaches Civil Procedure

 

Professor Hoang teaches Civil Procedure, Evidence, Contemporary Ethical Issues and California Civil Litigation Before Trial in the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Hoang earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 2004, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a minor in Piano performance from the University of California – San Diego (2000).

 

Professor Hoang is associated with the law firm of McCurdy and Leibl, LLP in Sherman Oaks, where he handles litigation. Professor Hoang also has taught at Irvine University College of Law, where he taught Civil Procedure, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Document Drafting and Transactions in Goods.

DANIEL JUNG

photo_daniel2DANIEL JUNG
Professor
Academic Success Program, Academic Support and Marketing Coordinator

daniel.jung@alu.edu

 

Professor Jung teaches Torts A and Torts B in the first year of the Juris Doctor Program and has coached ALU students on Torts multiple choice and essay writing for the First Year Law Students’ Examination. As a key faculty member of ALU’s Academic Success Program, Professor Jung supports students on the technology and transition to online legal education in the first year and upper levels and runs workshops on law school skills at ALU’s Orientation. Professor Jung also teaches course topics in the Master of Science of Law program, such as Contracts and Torts.

 

Professor Jung has over four years of experience in teaching legal classes and over eight years working in civil litigation, family law, contracts, class action lawsuits and forensics. He is also responsible for keeping ALU’s technology advancing forward.

 

Professor Jung holds a Juris Doctor from Western State University College of Law (Scholarship Recipient), and a B.S. in Psycho-Biology, Minor in Cognitive Science and a Specialization in Computing from U.C.L.A.

 

Professor Jung on his free time has also helped non-profit organizations with legal issues and founded a non-profit legal clinic helping those individuals that can’t afford an attorney.

KC MARIE KNOX

photo_kcKC MARIE KNOX
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Knox teaches Wills & Trusts.

 

Ms. Knox is an associate attorney for a general practice law firm located in Woodland Hills. Professor Knox graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara majoring in Law and Society with a Criminal Justice Emphasis. She obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of San Diego. Professor Knox’s initial years were spent in the area of criminal law, focusing primarily on writs and appeals.

 

Eventually Professor Knox delved into the world of Estate and Tax Planning and after two years opened up her own independent firm continuing the practice of law in the field of Estate Planning. In the Spring of 2007, Professor Knox joined the team at Anker Reed HSC, her current firm, and has spent her time there focusing her practice of law on trust administration, estate administration (aka Probate) and litigation involving trusts and estates.

HALIE LEONARD

photo_leonardHALIE LEONARD
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Halie Leonard teaches Future Interests and Mortgages.

 

Professor Leonard teaches Future Interests & Mortgages and Advanced Writing in the fourth year of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Leonard is an associate attorney for a litigation firm in Los Angeles. Professor Leonard graduated from the University of Southern California, double majoring in Political Science and Environmental Studies, with an emphasis in Public Policy. She obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law where she served as an editor on Law Review and earned a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice law.

 

Professor Leonard primarily practices in the areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation. She has worked with both large and small firms and also spent two years working in solo practice. Professor Leonard has worked extensively with debtors and creditors on matters of foreclosure, short sale and bankruptcy.

FLAVIA LLOYD

photo_flaviaFLAVIA LLOYD
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Lloyd teaches Community Property at second and third year level of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Lloyd received her J.D. from Abraham Lincoln University School of Law where she received Dean Scholar awards and honors. While attending law school, Professor Lloyd also obtained, with honors, a Master of Arts degree in International Relations.

 

Professor Lloyd is an immigration attorney who practices family and employment-based immigration law. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and French and has over twelve years of paralegal and legal experience in the immigration law field. During her tenure as a paralegal, she was the co-chair of the Orange County Paralegal Association Immigration Section (2004-2005). She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the American Society of International Law, the International Political Science Association and honor societies such as the Golden Key Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho Gamma Omega Honor Society and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society.

 

Besides her practice, Professor Lloyd provides writing and analysis workshops to bar exam candidates as an instructor and devotes time to scholarly work by writing research papers and presenting them at national and international conferences.

STEPHEN MORGAN

photo_stephenSTEPHEN MORGAN
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Morgan teaches Professional Responsibility.

 

Professor Stephen Morgan has his B.A from Messiah College and his joint Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degree from University of Hawaii.

 

He is a Major in the Army (Reserve) JAG Corps. Professor Morgan is currently a deputy district attorney in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he handles felony trials.

 

He is admitted to the State Bars of California, Hawai’i, and Illinois, as well as to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

YALDA NEIL

photo_yaldaYALDA NEIL
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Yalda Neil teaches Products Liability Litigation.

 

Professor Neil teaches Products Liability Litigation in the fourth year of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Neil has her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and holds a J.D. from University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, where she participated in the Hale Moot Court Honors Program.

 

Professor Neil is a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Morris, Polich & Purdy. She has extensive litigation experience in a variety of commercial, business, and personal injury cases. Additionally, her practice includes the defense of healthcare providers with an emphasis on allegations of elder abuse, professional negligence, unfair business practices, fraud, and violations of statutorily-imposed duties.

JESSICA PARK

photo_jparkJESSICA PARK
Director of Juris Doctor Program

 

Jessica Park serves as the Director of ALU’s Juris Doctor Program. In this role, Director Park coordinates faculty, graders and staff regarding course development and online assessment for each of the Juris Doctor courses. Director Park also counsels students regarding the First Year Law Students’ Examination and California Bar Exam. As a faculty member, Professor Park teaches Future Interests & Mortgages at the fourth year level.

 

Director Park also serves as ALU’s Chief Information Officer. In this role, Ms. Park conducts institutional research, updates institutional leaders regarding higher education regulations and the latest news regarding accreditations and approvals and leads self-evaluation and outcomes assessment projects. Director Park serves as a volunteer educations standards evaluator with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and is a current member of DEAC Standards Committee. Along with the University Registrar, Ms. Park is a Veterans Affairs Certifying Official and serves veteran students in this capacity.

 

Professor Park holds a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in English Literature from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences, for her academic achievements. Professor Park previously served as a Judicial Extern for Judge Michael Nash and as a law clerk for Judge Susan Bryant Deason.

KITO ROBINSON

photo_kitoKITO ROBINSON
Adjunct Professor and Attorney

 

Professor Kito Robinson teaches Corporations.

 

Professor Robinson graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in History, and a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law. She works with small businesses, including being a legal director for a tech start-up company. Currently, she focuses on compliance, corporate governance, employment, and general business law.

 

Previously, Professor Robinson worked as an associate attorney in the Corporate Bankruptcy and Creditors’/Debtors’ Rights department of a large Midwest law firm. As an associate attorney, her practice primarily focused on contract, fraud, and lender’s rights and she managed cases in state and federal courts.
She moved back to Los Angeles, California and worked as a business consultant and contract lawyer. In 2010, she used her legal background to help a small business complete a FDA compliance program and began to delve in the legal world of compliance and corporate governance. She took and passed bar admission examinations in Missouri (2003), Kansas (2004), and California (2010).

University Faculty

JOHN W. BAGNALL
Business Administration, California State University

 

CHRISTINA IRENE BAKER
M.B.A., Non-Profit Management, Hope International University
M.S., Education : Reading & Literacy, Capella University
M.A., Communication Studies: Speech, California state University
B.A., Speech Communication, California State University

 

RICHARD BARKSDALE
M.S., Information Management, Aspen University
B.S., University of Evansville

 

JENNIFER BEAMAN
Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix
M.A., Organizational Management, University of Phoenix
B.A., Organizational Development, Fresno Pacific University

 

WILLIAM M. BOWEN
Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Riverside
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, San Diego
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego

 

DAVID BOUVIN
D.B.A., Air Force Institute of Technology Program, Washington, D.C.
M.B.A., Management, Air Force Institute of Technology Program, Washington D.C.
B.A., Psychology, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, New York

 

RAYMOND E. CHAO
LL.M., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
M.A., Arts in Sociology, DePaul University
B.A., Political Science/ English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

JACQUELINE A. CHESTNUT
D.O.P., Industrial Engineering, Mississippi State University
M.S., Industrial Engineering, North Carolina A & T State University
B.A., Science in Industrial Engineering, North Carolina A & T State University

 

KIRAN CHITTARGI
M.S., Information Systems and Technology, Johns Hopkins University
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bangalore University

 

SEUNGYEOB CHOI
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Birmingham, U.K.
B.S., Computer Engineering, Kwanwoon University, Seoul Korea

 

TAMMI CLEARFIELD
J.D., University of Miami School of Law
M.S., Criminal Justice, Florida International University
B.A., Criminal Justice, Florida Atlantic University

 

JAMES P. CONROY
Ph.D., Higher Education, Seton Hall University
M.S., Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin
B.A., Science Criminal Justice, St. Johns University

 

DARIUS COOPER
Ph.D., Human Services, Capella University
M.ED., Grand Canyon University
M.S. Criminal Justice, Radford University
B.A., Social Science, Hampton University

 

DAVID CREED
LL.M., Government Procurement, The George Washington University Law School.
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law,
M.B.A., Finance, Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University
B.A., Film Production, Political Science , Hofstra University

 

EDWARD DAOUD
Ph.D in Engineering, Concordia Univ.
M.B.A., Corporation Strategy & Financial Management, University of California

 

NIKOL KIM FISHER
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

 

JENNIFER F. FOO
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law
B.S., of Accountancy, New Mexico State University
B.S., of Business Administration , New Mexico State University

 

TAYLOR FROLING
M.S., Criminal Justice, Troy State University
B.A., General Studies, Western Washington University

 

ARMAN GASPARYAN
M.B.A., Management, California State University Los Angeles.
B.S., Computer Information Systems, California State University, Los Angeles

 

RONALD HENSON
Ph.D., Applied Management and Decision Sciences, Public Administration and Criminal Justice, Walden University
M.P.A., Governors State University
B.S., Occupational and Practical Arts, University of Illinois

 

VENITA HOSFORD
D.P.A., University of La Verne
M.S., Business Organizational Management, University of La Verne
B.A., English, California State University, San Bernardino

 

DAVID JACOBI
M.B.A., Mississippi State University
B.S., Management Information Systems, Auburn University

 

A. AZIM KHAN
Ph.D., Engineering Science, University of Nebraska
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska
M.A., Applied Mathematics, University of Nebraska
M.S., Physics, University of Nebraska
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