The Office of Graduate Studies and International Programs administers the LL.M., S.J.D., Visiting Scholars, and Foreign Exchange programs.

UCLA School of Law
Office of Graduate Studies & International Programs
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

Phone: (310) 206-3947
Fax: (310) 206-7705

The Graduate Studies Team

Lara Stemple, Director of Graduate Studies

Professor Stemple has overseen the LL.M. and S.J.D. programs since 2005. She also teaches and writes in the areas of human rights, global health, gender, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, and incarceration.


Vic Telesino, Director of Graduate Admissions

Vic earned his B.A. degree from UCLA in 2004 and joined the Graduate Studies office in 2005. He oversees the admissions processes for the LL.M. and S.J.D. Programs, and supports graduate law students on a range of matters.


Tiffany Parnell, Graduate Studies Coordinator

Tiffany joined the Graduate Studies staff in 2009 after earning her graduate and undergraduate degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work includes alumni outreach, marketing, student and visiting scholar support and more.