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Faculty & Staff

Key Academic and Administrative Positions

 

Administration Click on name for more information.

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

Hyung J. Park

President & CEO

Dean of School of Law

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • University of Minnesota, Attorney, C.P.A. MBA

 

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.

 

  • Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, B.A. Business Administration
JESSICA PARK, Chief Information Officer, and Associate Dean of School of Law

Jessica Park

Chief Information Officer and Associate Dean of School of Law

jpark@alu.edu

 

Jessica Park serves as the Associate Dean of School of Law. In this role, Associate Dean Park coordinates faculty, graders and staff regarding course development and online assessment for each of the Juris Doctor courses. Associate Dean 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.

 

Associate Dean 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. Associate Dean 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.

 

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Education

 

  • Stanford Law School, J.D.

 

  • Stanford University, B.A. in English Literature
DR. VIVEK SHARMA, Director of Administration

Dr. Vivek Sharma

Director of Administration

 

Dr. Vivek Sharma has extensive industry and academic experience in Medical education, Allied Health education and Distant Education delivery. Most recently Dr. Sharma was a Campus Director for multi program Allied Health School.

 

Over the period of 15 years, Dr. Sharma has taught Medical Students, Nurses, Surgical Technologist, Respiratory Therapist, and Medical Assistants.

 

In the past 10 years, Dr. Sharma has managed and operated campuses with a successful track record. Dr. Sharma has experience in operating all institutional verticals including Admissions, Education, Financial Aid and Student Services.

 

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LISA INGOLDSBY, Director of Compliance and Data Integrity

LISA INGOLDSBY

Director of Compliance and Data Integrity

JOSHUA SUNG, Chief Financial Officer

JOSHUA SUNG

Chief Financial Officer

Academic and Student Affairs Click on name for more information.

ANDREW CHO, Academic Success Program Site Coordinator

Andrew Cho

Juris Doctor Program

Academic Success Program Site Coordinator

 

Andrew Cho serves as the Academic Success Program Site Coordinator, updating and maintaining relevant academic support content for law students at Abraham Lincoln University. Andrew coordinates homework grading projects with internal and external graders and collaborates with the Director of the Juris Doctor Program and Dean of School of Law on curriculum development and programmatic improvement directives.

 

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Education

 

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in History

 

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.

 

Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
JOSEPH C. DE LADURANTEY, Academic Dean of Criminal Justice

Joseph 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.

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Education

 

  • University of La Verne, Doctoral degree in Public Administration and Public Management

 

  • University of Southern California, Masters in Public Administration

 

ELIZABETH GOMEZ, Registrar

ELIZABETH GOMEZ
Registrar

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

Daniel Jung

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 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.

 

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Education

 

  • Western State University College of Law, Juris Doctor(Scholarship Recipient)

 

  • UCLA, B.S. in Psycho-Biology, Minor in Cognitive Science and a Specialization in Computing
MOHAMAD A. KHATIBLOO, Professor of Criminal Justice

Mohamad 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 – MemberLecturer 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’

Mohamad Khatibloo


LIDBI LOPEZ, Administrative and Billing Assistant

LIDBY LOPEZ
Administrative and Billing Assistant

MARCELLA DAHER MORRISON, FYLSX Coach

Marcella Daher Morrison

FYLSX Coach

 

Marcella Daher Morrison, a Magna Cum Laude honors graduate from ALU’s Class of 2016, is the coach for ALU’s voluntary FYLSX preparation course offered to ALU students. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from San Diego State University in Gerontology, focusing on pre-pharmacy and medically related practices. Coach Daher Morrison has served as a teaching assistant at ALU as an upper level student for several yearly cycles, including managing timely and detailed essay grading for first year students in First Year Law Student’s Exam (FYLSX) preparation. She has extensive experience assisting ALU students with first year subjects and training students to adopt the necessary skills and practices to pass the FYLSX.

Marcella was a first time passer of the FYLSX exam in October 2013 and received rare scores of 80 on her Criminal Law essay and 85 on her Contracts essay. Her Contracts essay was selected and is published on the California State Bar website as a sample of exam taker performance.

While attending law school, Marcella interned at a family law litigator’s office in Los Angeles where she gained first hand knowledge of litigation and law office practices. She also has been commissioned to become a Notary Public in California.

Admissions and Marketing Click on name for more information.

ISAAC HANSON, Assistant Admission Manager

ISAAC HANSON
Assistant Admission Manager

NOLAN MEADNIS, Admissions Representative

NOLAN MEADNIS
Admissions Representative

Technology Click on name for more information.

TAE W. KIM, Software Engineer

TAE W. KIM
Software Engineer

JUAN GONZALEZ, IT Support Technician

JUAN GONZALEZ
IT Support Technician

EDWIN RUIZ, IT Support Technician

EDWIN RUIZ
IT Support Technician

PAUL BAIK, IT Support Technician

PAUL BAIK
IT Support Technician

School of Law Faculty Click on name for more information.

SAM ABOURCHED

Sam Abourched

Professor

 

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.

RAYMOND E. CHAO

Raymond E. Chao

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • Loyola University Chicago, J.D.

 

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A
ROSEANN FRAZEE

RoseAnn Frazee

Professor

 

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.

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Education

 

  • UCLA

 

  • Abraham Lincoln University School of Law, J.D.

 

Bar Admissions
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

 

  • Pasadena Bar Association
DAVID GRAUBERT

David Graubert

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • Stanford Law School, J.D.

 

  • Adelphi University in New York, B.A.
JOHNNY DARNELL GRIGGS

Johnny Darnell Griggs

Professor

 

Professor Griggs teaches Trial Techniques at the fourth year level of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Griggs graduated from Yale Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree and from Lewis & Clark College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. He is a partner at Nolan Heimann LLP. For his entire career, Johnny has supported and facilitated the success of clients under even the most difficult and high-stakes circumstances. As a lawyer and partner at prominent firms such as Sidley Austin, Johnny has successfully represented Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurial enterprises in high-stakes, employment-related and complex business litigation matters.

 

As an award-winning litigator, Johnny handles all aspects of complex business litigation, including prosecution and defense of real estate and real estate-related claims, defense of toxic tort claims, defense of land subsidence claims, and defense and prosecution of claims related to complex business transactions. Johnny also lends his legal expertise to causes relating to education and urban issues. His pro bono work and public service has won him numerous accolades, including the African-American Insurance Professionals Association Community Service Award, the Los Angeles City Council Commendation for Public Service, 2003, and the ACLU Foundation of Southern California Pro Bono Civil Rights Award.

 

Representative Publications
  • Author, “Overcoming the Succession Planning Conundrum,” Law Practice, November/December 2016
  • Circuit City’ Ruling Shelves Most Arbitration Clauses, LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL (February 28, 2002)
  • Investigate and Remedy, LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL (December 27, 2001)
  • Sexual Harassment, in Law Firms?, CALIFORNIA LAWYER (June 2001)
  • Lady Justice Not Blind to Sexual Harassment in Law Firms, MICHIGAN LAWYERS WEEKLY (January 15, 2001)

 

Representative Speaking Engagements
  • Speaker, Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, Spring Taxation Conference, County Counsels’ Association of California, 2014
  • Panelist, “A Comprehensive Business Development and Digital Marketing Technology Plan: Leveraging These Tools to Achieve and Maintain Competitive Advantage” ALM LegalTech West Coast Conference, 2014
  • Speaker, “Preparing HR for Deposition and Trial,” National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, 2014
  • Speaker, “Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession,” Spring Taxation Conference, County Counsels’ Association of California, 2014
  • Speaker, Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, BUCHALTER NEMER, 2011

 

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Education

 

  • Yale Law School, Juris Doctorate

 

  • Lewis & Clark College, Bachelor of Science, Communications

 

Bar Admissions
  • California
JARED GROSS

Jared Gross

Professor

 

Professor Gross teaches Constitutional Law at the second and third level of the Juris Doctor Program.

 

Professor Gross graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He now maintains a private practice in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in personal injury and business litigation.

 

Having served as a national director and multistate instructor for PMBR, a nationally-known bar examination multistate course and as Fleming’s Fundamental of Law MBE bar review instructor for the last seventeen years, Professor Gross has great expertise in the multistate bar examination area. He has authored numerous books including “The Science of the Multistate: The Formula for Multiple Choice Success, The Rules of the Road—An Introduction to the Multistate Method,” and “Constitutional Law Update: Selected 1991-1993 U.S. Supreme Court Decisions.” These publications are used as mandatory texts in several law schools throughout the country. In addition, Professor Gross has authored numerous articles that have been regularly published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

 

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Education

 

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
RANDALL HARRIS

Randall Harris

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law School, J.D.

 

  • UCLA, B.A. Psychology
RICHARD D. HOANG

Richard Hoang

Professor

 

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.

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Education

 

  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.

 

  • University of California – San Diego, B.S. in Chemistry
DANIEL JUNG

Daniel Jung

Professor

 

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.

 

 

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Education

 

  • Western State University College of Law, J.D.

 

  • UCLA, B.S. in Psycho-Biology
KC MARIE KNOX

KC Marie Knox

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • University of San Diego, J.D.

 

  • University of California, Santa Barbara
HALIE LEONARD

Halie Leonard

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.

 

  • University of Southern California, Political Science and Environmental Studies
FLAVIA LLOYD

Flavia Lloyd

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • Abraham Lincoln University School of Law, J.D.
STEPHEN MORGAN

Stephen Morgan

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • University of Hawaii, J.D.

 

  • Messiah College
YALDA NEIL

Yalda Neil

Professor

 

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.

 

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Education

 

  • University of Southern California, J.D.

 

  • University of California Berkeley, B.A.
JESSICA PARK

Jessica Park

Professor

 

Jessica Park serves as the Associate Dean of School of Law. In this role, Associate Dean Park coordinates faculty, graders and staff regarding course development and online assessment for each of the Juris Doctor courses. Associate Dean 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.

Associate Dean 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. Associate Dean 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.

 

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Education

 

  • Stanford Law School, J.D.

 

  • Stanford University, B.A. in English
KITO ROBINSON

Kito Robinson

Professor

 

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).

 

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Education

 

  • Howard University School of Law, J.D.

 

  • University of California Berkeley, B.A. in History

University Faculty

Elizabeth Asfaw

  • Ph.D., Organization and Management, Capella University
  • M.A., Health Care Administration, Central Michigan University
  • B.A., Medical Technology, Wayne State University
  • Certified Lab Specialist in Hematology

Danielle Babb

  • Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, Capella University
  • M.B.A., Information Systems Emphasis, University of Redlands
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of California Riverside
  • Certified Online Training & Mentoring

Saundra Braxton

  • Ph.D., Organizational Management, Capella University
  • M.A., Management, Spring Arbor University
  • B.A., Organizational Development, Spring Arbor University

 

Timothy Carlin

  • J.D., Univ. of Dayton, School of Law
  • M.S., Biosecurity, St. Louis University
  • B.S., Political Science, Troy University
  • Member, Ohio State Bar

 

Jaime Carlo-Casellas

  • Ph.D., Immunopathology, University of Maryland
  • M.S., Veterinary Science, University of Georgia
  • B.S., Medical Technology, Medical College of Georgia

 

Charles Celano

  • M.A., Management, University of Redlands
  • B.S., California State University, Long Beach

 

Bari Courts

  • Ph.D., Organization and Management, Capella University
  • M.B.A., Management, University of Cincinnati
  • B.A., Mathematics, Kenyon University
  • C.F.C.

 

Terrance Cusaac

  • Ph.D., Organization and Management, Capella University

 

Elycia Daniel

  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University
  • M.A., Criminal Justice, Clark-Atlanta University
  • B.A., Criminal Justice, Auburn University

 

Herbert Duvivier

  • M.D., Tufts University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Southern California
  • A.B.I.M., Medical Oncology and Hematology

 

Ashour Ebrahim

  • J.D., University of West Los Angeles
  • B.A., Political Science, California State University, Northridge
  • Retired F.B.I.
  • Licensed Private Investigator

 

David Graubert

  • J.D., Stanford University
  • B.A., Psychology, Adelphi University

 

Michael Guth

  • J.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Ph.D., Financial Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.S., Mathematical Economics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
  • B.A., Economics/Space Physics, Rice University, Houston, Texas

 

Lauren Hall-Davis

  • D.Min., Amridge University
  • M.A., Argosy University
  • B.A., Philosophy/Religion, University of the South
  • Certified Infant/Toddler Development Specialist

 

Christine Hansen

  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Hawai’i
  • M.A., Linguists, University of Hawai’i
  • M.A., English, San Francisco State University
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz

 

Laurel Hughes

  • Ph.D., Business Management, California Coast University
  • M.B.A., California Coastal University
  • B.A., Business, Rollins College
  • M.C.S.E.

 

Brent Jacobs

  • M.S., Strategic Leadership, Walsh College
  • B.A., Business, Baker College

 

Syed Kazmi

  • M.B.A., University of La Verne, C.P.A.
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of La Verne
  • B.A., Commerce, University of Punjab, Pakistan

 

Esther Kim

  • M.A., Humanities, California State University, Northridge
  • M.P.P., Public Policy, California State University, Northridge
  • B.A., Sociology & Economics, U.C.L.A.
  • C.P.A., C.F.E.

 

Chico Knight

  • D.B.A., Environmental Prot., National Graduate School
  • M.S., Environmental Prot., Saint Joseph’s University
  • B.S., Chemistry, Jackson State University
  • U.S. Coast Guard

 

K.C. Marie Knox

  • J.D., Univ. of San Diego, School of Law
  • B.A., Law & Society, Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara
  • Member, California State Bar

 

Ed A. Lindain

  • J.D., San Sebastian College of Law, Manila, Philippines
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • Member, California and Philippine Bar

 

Oleg Maksimov

  • Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, City University of New York
  • B.S. Chemistry, City University of New York

 

L. Bet Malarkey

  • M.A., Communications (Marketing), University of Portland
  • B.A., Communication Arts, University of St. Thomas

 

Scott Mensch

  • Ph.D., Organizational/IT Management, Capella University
  • M.B.A., Point Park University
  • B.A., Criminology, University of Pennsylvania

 

Michelle Moshe

  • B.A., Accounting, California State University, Fullerton
  • C.P.A.

 

Stephen Morgan

  • J.D., University of Hawaii
  • M.B.A., University of Hawaii
  • B.A., Political Science, Messiah College

 

Roger Pao

  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Political Science, Duke University
  • Member, Massachusetts State Bar

 

Jill A. Peck

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership, Pepperdine University
  • M.A., Education/Literacy, University of San Diego
  • B.A., English, San Diego State University

 

Brandon Pei

  • M.S., Accountancy, University of Notre Dame
  • B.S., Business Administration, California State University, Los Angeles
  • C.P.A.

 

Kenny Roberts

  • Ph.D., Finance Management, Walden University
  • M.B.A., National University
  • B.A., Business/Pre-Law, National University

 

Kito Robinson

  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • J.D., Howard University School of Law
  • Adjunct Professor and Practicing Attorney

 

Leo Rowe

  • Ph.D., Counseling, North Tennessee Bible Institute & Seminary
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Mountain State University
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, Mountain State University
  • Retired, Police Officer, Tennessee
  • Captain, Tennessee State Guard

 

Phil Shaps

  • M.B.A., Sales & Marketing, Aspen University
  • B.A., Communications, California State University, Northridge

 

Rebecca Siceloff

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, National Graduate School
  • M.S. Disaster Science, University of Richmond
  • B.A., Emergency Services, University of Richmond
  • F.E.M.A. Section Chief

 

Janice Spangenberg

  • Ph.D., Business, Regent University
  • C.A.G.S., Organizational Leadership, Regent University
  • M.A., Organizational Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • M.S., Management, Troy State University
  • B.A., Business Administration, St. Leo College

 

Mimi Strauss

  • J.D., UCLA
  • M.P.A., University of Southern California
  • B.A., Sociology, California State University, Northridge, CA
  • Member, California State Bar
  • Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

 

Marsha Welleim

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Argosy University
  • M.Ed., University of Guam
  • B.A., Arts, Drama & Speech, University of Hawai’i

 

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