Abraham Lincoln University, serving the community since 1996, provides an online Juris Doctor degree program at a reasonable cost to qualified applicants. ALU offers a rigorous academic environment and the highest-quality legal program with the flexibility and convenience you require.
Ms. Liberio earned her JD degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, and an LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution from USC. Her diverse background includes legal practice, teaching law, mediation, and arbitration.
As ALU’s Associate Dean of Academic Success, Ms. Liberio’s primary responsibilities include academic support, faculty development, and curricular innovation reporting to ALU’s CAO. She serves as the main point of contact for all student-facing academic and academic support communications; and mentors as academic advisor to students in the JD, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice and Business Administration programs.
ALU’s mission is to provide accessible, career-focused and lifelong learning opportunities to students at the undergraduate and graduate level. ALU aims to be a leader in online education for a global learning community.
Attorney Erin Joyce has extensive experience in State Bar investigations and disciplinary proceedings, plus over twenty-five years of civil litigation practice. Erin was admitted in 1990 and practiced for nearly eight years in an intellectual property boutique before joining the Office of Chief Trial Counsel as a prosecutor for the State Bar, from 1997 through 2016. She has almost twenty years of experience handling all aspects of discipline cases against attorneys in State Bar Court, from the filing of the complaint through trial and review. She has personally tried dozens of State Bar trials and several appeals. Erin has a comprehensive understanding of how State Bar investigations and proceedings unfold. Before going into private practice, Erin served as Chief Special Investigator for the Los Angeles Fire Department, as a prosecutor for the State Bar of California, and as a lawyer for multiple private practices.