Leading By Example

The UCLA Law Alumni Association seeks to establish and nurture a lifelong relationship between the school and its more than 22,000 alumni. All graduates of UCLA School of Law are automatically members of the association.

The UCLA Law Alumni Association Board of Directors governs the group's activities and policies. Members serve three-year terms.To learn more or to get involved with the Alumni Association or its board of directors, contact us

UCLA Law Alumni Association Board of Directors

Matthew Barragan '11
U.S. Attorney's Office

Vice President
Ana Graciela Najera Mendoza '14
American Civil Liberties Union, Southern California

Immediate Past President
John De La Merced '14
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles


Hon. Nicole Bershon '92
Los Angeles County Superior Court

Hon. Jeffrey Cohen-Laurie '05
Los Angeles County Superior Court

Philip E. Cook '90
The Cook Law Firm

Olha Datsko '14
Associate, White & Case

Valerie Goo '96
Partner, Crowell Moring

James Hsu '94
Squire Patton Boggs

Helen Hwang '11
Covington & Burling LLP

Kristen Johnson '13
NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Cheryl Lott '04
Buchalter APC

Teodora Manolova '04
Enforcement, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Uri Niv '15
Crowell & Moring LLP

Heather Richardson '06
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Ben Ryzak '18

Jennifer Sacro '00
Sacro & Walker, LLP

Rasha Gerges Shields '01
Jones Day

Karen Thorland '94
Thorland Consulting

Nora Tillmanns '15
Fox Corp.

Donna Cox Wells '92
Los Angeles County Chicano Employees Association

Ryan White '07
Halpern May Ybarra Gelberg LLP

Dorothy Wolpert '76
Bird Marella Boxer Wolpert Nessim Drooks & Lincenberg LLP

Emeritus Board Members

Michael Chang '95
Legal and Business Affairs, Warner Bros

Shedrick Davis '87

Hon. Joe Hilberman '73
ADR Services

Karin Krogius '82
Pacific Bay Homes

Ireneo Reus III '04
Law Offices of Ireneo Reus

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