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Staff Directory

Academic Planning, Assessment, and Reporting

Tamara Herrera

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Legal Method

Tamara Herrera teaches various legal writing courses, Indian Legal Research, and Property. Her scholarly interests include legislative drafting, tribal law, and legal writing pedagogy.

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Leslie Mamaghani

  • Director, ABA Compliance

Lydia Montelongo
Lydia Montelongo

  • Sr. Director, Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness

Academy for Justice (A4J)

Zachary Cooper
Zachary Cooper

  • Program Coordinator, Academy for Justice

Jennifer Jost
Jennifer Jost

  • Manager, Communications, Academy for Justice

Terry Skolnik
Terry Skolnik

  • Executive Director, Academy for Justice; Research Professor

Terry Skolnik is a research professor at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (ASU), and is the executive director of ASU's Academy for Justice. 

Alumni Office

Lauren Burkhart
Lauren Burkhart

  • Assistant Dean, Alumni
  • Instructional Professional

Lauren Burkhart is the Assistant Dean for Alumni at ASU Law. Before launching the College's new Alumni Office, she served as Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and as Executive Director of Centers & Programs.

Suzanne Stewart
Suzanne Stewart

  • Law Alumni Program Coordinator

American Indian Policy Institute

JoAnn di Filippo
JoAnn di Filippo

  • Associate Director
  • Associate Director, American Indian Policy Institute

EJ John
EJ John

  • Senior Research and Policy Analyst
  • Senior Policy Analyst, American Indian Policy Institute

Traci Morris
Traci Morris

  • Director
  • Executive Director, American Indian Policy Institute
  • Center Director & Associate Administrative Professional
  • Senior Global Futures Scholar
  • Associate Administrative Professional
  • Dir (FSC) + Asc Admin Profsnl
  • Director, American Indian Policy Institute

Morris is a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma. Her research focuses on Tribal Digital Sovereignty.

Beth Santistevan
Beth Santistevan

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Policy & Communications Program Coordinator, American Indian Policy Institute

Kristen Talbert
Kristen Talbert

  • ILA Program Manager
  • Program Manager, American Indian Policy Institute

Victoria Ames
Victoria Ames

  • Assistant Dean, Legal Services

Stephanie Preciado
Stephanie Preciado

  • Director, College of Law, AZ Legal Center

Beverly Kosik
Beverly Kosik

  • Program Coordinator, AZ Legal Center

Assistant to the Director

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John New

  • Specialist

Business Office and Human Resources

Jerome Cooks
Jerome Cooks

  • Department HR Specialist

Katherine Howland O'Brien
Katherine Howland O'Brien

  • Chief Financial Officer + Assistant Dean for Business

Melanie Knerr
Melanie Knerr

  • Accountant Sr.

Mini Maestas
Mini Maestas

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  • Assistant Director, Business Operations

Melinda Marino
Melinda Marino

  • Research Advancement Spec
  • Research Advancement Manager

Melinda serves as the Research Advancement Manager at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law& the McCain Institute.

Damariz Quiz
Damariz Quiz

  • HR Manager
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Leslie Ryan
Leslie Ryan

  • Accountant Sr.

Itzel Torres Alvarez
Itzel Torres Alvarez

  • Department HR Specialist

Marlene Virelas-Lombera
Marlene Virelas-Lombera

  • Accounting Specialist

Originally from the SF Bay Area, Marlene moved to the valley in 2021 and started working at the college of law in early 2022. She is earning her BA in History and looking forward to continuing her education after that.

Career Services

Molly Anderson
Molly Anderson

  • Director, Career Services

Sarah Dunne
Sarah Dunne

  • Assistant Director, Career Services

Guadalupe Garcia
Guadalupe Garcia

  • Program Coordinator, Legal Externships

Trevi Grant
Trevi Grant

  • Assistant Dean, Student Career Success & Employer Relations

Robin Grieff
Robin Grieff

  • Director, Career Services, Washington, D.C.

Sarah Hipolito
Sarah Hipolito

  • Assistant Director, MLS Career Services

Amiya Kaminski
Amiya Kaminski

  • Administrative Assistant, Career Services

Vanessa Pineda
Vanessa Pineda

  • Director, Public Interest

Center for Constitutional Design (CCD)

Dottie Knox
Dottie Knox

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  • Administrative Assistant, Center for Constitutional Design

Center for Law, Science and Innovation (LSI)

Trever Formosa

  • Program Coordinator, The Center for Law, Science and Innovation

Eric Hitchcock
Eric Hitchcock

  • Director, The Center for Law, Science and Innovation

Deborah Pogson
Deborah Pogson

  • Managing Editor, Jurimetrics

Clinics

Jennifer Barnes
Jennifer Barnes

  • Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Public Interest, Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Civil Litigation Clinic
  • Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Public Interest, Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Civil Litigation Clinic

Jennifer Barnes is an advocate for justice and public interest in both the classroom and the courtroom. She serves as Director of the Civil Litigation Clinic and teaches students the ethical practice of law. .

Claudia Diaz Castro
Claudia Diaz Castro

  • Program Coordinator, Immigration Clinic

Karen Furgeson
Karen Furgeson

  • Program Coordinator, Faculty and Clinic Support

Renee Garcia
Renee Garcia

  • Manager of Clinical Programs

Teddy Gonzalez
Teddy Gonzalez

  • Law School Fellow
  • SW IV, Networking Assistant

Andi Humphreys
Andi Humphreys

  • Law School Fellow

Copy Center

Marco Escobedo
Marco Escobedo

  • Printing/Reproduction Service Specialist

Dean's Office

Angela Banks
Angela Banks

  • Vice Dean, Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law
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  • Vice Dean, Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law

Angela M. Banks serves as the Vice Dean and Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law. She is an immigration and citizenship expert whose research focuses on membership and belonging in democratic societies.

Riddhi Dalal
Riddhi Dalal

  • Specialist

Jenna Del Balso

  • Executive Assistant to Dean

Tamara Herrera

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Legal Method

Tamara Herrera teaches various legal writing courses, Indian Legal Research, and Property. Her scholarly interests include legislative drafting, tribal law, and legal writing pedagogy.

Andrew Jaynes
Andrew Jaynes

  • Assistant Dean for Law Students

Stacy Leeds
Stacy Leeds

  • Willard H. Pedrick Dean, Regents and Foundation Professor of Law
  • Willard H. Pedrick Dean, Regents and Foundation Professor of Law

Stacy Leeds is the Willard H. Pedrick Dean and Regents Professor of Law. She is an Indigenous law and policy scholar and an experienced leader in law, higher education, economic development and conflict resolution.

Cayla Price
Cayla Price

  • Administrative Associate

Kathlene Rosier
Kathlene Rosier

  • Assistant Dean, Community Engagement + Executive Director of Indian Legal Program

Jenn Sanchez
Jenn Sanchez

  • Asst Director of Administration and Special Projects

Erin Scharff
Erin Scharff

  • Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, Professor of Law
  • Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, Professor of Law

Erin Adele Scharff writes about tax policy and tax federalism.

Karen Sung
Karen Sung

  • Chief Strategy Officer

Brenda Tafoya
Brenda Tafoya

  • Executive Coordinator

Thomas Williams
Thomas Williams

  • Sr. Assistant Dean, Administration and Graduate Programs, Chief Operating Officer Administration and Graduate Programs, Chief Operating Officer

Development

Tricia Dunlavey Hilbun
Tricia Dunlavey Hilbun

  • Sr. Director of Development

Josephine Hahne
Josephine Hahne

  • Manager, Donor Relations and Alumni Engagement

Brooke Morin
Brooke Morin

  • Assistant Director of Development

Samantha Williams
Samantha Williams

  • Sr. Associate Director, Development
  • Instructional Professional

Events

Aurora Baltierra
Aurora Baltierra

  • Events Coordinator Sr

Austin Prutch
Austin Prutch

  • Assistant Director of Events

Facilities

Allan Crouch
Allan Crouch

  • Facility Manager

Alan Noonkester
Alan Noonkester

  • Maintenance Technician

Faculty Support

Phoebe Baker
Phoebe Baker

  • Administrative Associate

Jaymi Bardwell
Jaymi Bardwell

  • Administrative Assistant

Karen Furgeson
Karen Furgeson

  • Program Coordinator, Faculty and Clinic Support

Estela Obregon
Estela Obregon

  • Secretary Administrative

Kara Sauls
Kara Sauls

  • Administrative Associate

Lindsay Stephens
Lindsay Stephens

  • Administrative Associate

Graduate Programs

Joey Dormady
Joey Dormady

  • Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs and New Education Initiatives
  • Instructional Professional

Gabriel Frongillo
Gabriel Frongillo

  • Academic Success Advisor, Graduate Program

Jonathan Gass
Jonathan Gass

  • Director, Graduate Programs Online Content

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Sony Lopez

  • Program Coordinator, Graduate Programs

Annie Stone
Annie Stone

  • Director, Graduate Program Academic Services

Annie Stone is the Director of Graduate Program Academic Services at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, overseeing academic services for legal master’s programs - Master of Legal Studies, Master of HR & Employment Law, and Master of Laws.

Gabriel Velez
Gabriel Velez

  • Program Coordinator Sr., Graduate Programs

Theresa Beaulieu
Theresa Beaulieu

  • Assistant Director, Indian Legal Program

Derrick Beetso
Derrick Beetso

  • Professor of Practice; Director, Indian Gaming and Self-Governance
  • Professor of Practice; Director, Indian Gaming and Self-Governance

Ann Bledsoe-Downes
Ann Bledsoe-Downes

  • Professor of Practice; Director, Indian Gaming and Self-Governance

Honore Callingham
Honore Callingham

  • Specialist Sr.

Joel Edman

  • Director College of Law, Native Vote Democracy

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Jordan Garcia

  • Specialist, Law School Fellow

Kathlene Rosier
Kathlene Rosier

  • Assistant Dean, Community Engagement + Executive Director of Indian Legal Program

Danielle Williams
Danielle Williams

  • Communications Specialist, Indian Legal Program

IT

Corey Caswell

  • Tech Support Analyst

Orion Eckstrom
Orion Eckstrom

  • Tech Support Analyst Principal
  • Deskside Systems Support Analyst (IT)

Edward Garcia
Edward Garcia

  • Sr. Director Information Technology Services

Aaron Gilless
Aaron Gilless

  • Tech Support Analyst Sr.

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Nathaniel Holland

  • AV Technologies Manager

Faraz Khan
Faraz Khan

  • Systems Programmer Principal

JD Admissions and Financial Aid

Amy Beier Best
Amy Beier Best

  • Asst. Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid

Eric Border
Eric Border

  • Assistant Director, Financial Aid

Breanna Borunda

  • Admissions Coordinator

Chitra Damania
Chitra Damania

  • Sr. Director, Admissions

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Terril Kelley

  • Administrative Assistant

Zarinah Nadir

  • Director, JD Admissions - Recruitment

Law Library

Mari Bigler
Mari Bigler

  • Library Assistant Sr
  • Library Assistant Sr.

Beth DiFelice
Beth DiFelice

  • Assistant Dean + Librarian, Law Library
  • Asst Dir Law Library
  • Assistant Dean, Law Library

Jacob Fishman
Jacob Fishman

  • Law Librarian

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Carrie Henteleff

  • Library Supervisor
  • Library Supervisor

Tamara Herrera

  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Legal Method

Tamara Herrera teaches various legal writing courses, Indian Legal Research, and Property. Her scholarly interests include legislative drafting, tribal law, and legal writing pedagogy.

Kimberly Holst
Kimberly Holst

  • Dean’s Fellow for Innovation (2023-2024), Clinical Professor of Law
  • Dean’s Fellow for Innovation (2023-2024), Clinical Professor of Law

Kimberly Holst's scholarship examines the intersection of law and media—particularly how media impacts public understanding of law. She presents on effective law school pedagogy before domestic and international audiences.

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Katia Ibarra

  • Library Acquisitions Coordinator

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Anne Jerome

  • Assistant Director, Reference Librarian
  • Asst. Director, Reference Librarian

Daniel Kimmons
Daniel Kimmons

  • Law Librarian

Tara Mospan
Tara Mospan

  • Asst Librarian (FSC)
  • Associate Director + Associate Librarian, Law Library

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Karen Scoville

  • Library Specialist
  • Bibliographic and Technical Services Librarian

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Emily Stokes

  • Director, Law Librarian

Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center

Kristyn Carmichael
Kristyn Carmichael

  • Director, Lodestar Mediation Training

Jay Jenkins
Jay Jenkins

  • Director, Lodestar Dispute Resolution Mediation

Justine Munro
Justine Munro

  • Program Coordinator, Lodestar Dispute Resolution Mediation

Roselle Wissler
Roselle Wissler

  • Academic Associate; Research Director, Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center
  • Academic Associate; Research Director, Lodestar Dispute Resolution Center

Dr. Wissler conducts empirical research on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes to better understand their nature, use, and outcomes and the factors that enhance or detract from their effectiveness.

Marketing and Communications

Alexander Barouch
Alexander Barouch

  • Web Application Developer

Michael Bartley
Michael Bartley

  • Director of Marketing

Andrea Estrada
Andrea Estrada

  • Social Media Specialist

Ava Hansen
Ava Hansen

  • Interaction Designer

Kourtney Kelley
Kourtney Kelley

  • Asst Director Communications

Elise Llamas
Elise Llamas

  • Email Marketing Coordinator

Tabbs Mosier
Tabbs Mosier

  • Sr. Videographer

Allison Otu
Allison Otu

  • Executive Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications
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Sadie Sullivan
Sadie Sullivan

  • UX Designer

Lindsay Walker
Lindsay Walker

  • Manager, Communications

Online Programs

Andrea Bevier
Andrea Bevier

  • Instructional Professional
  • Director Digital Initiatives/Instructional Design

Jaden Cole
Jaden Cole

  • Administrative Assistant

Lynn French
Lynn French

  • Instructional Designer
  • Instructional Designer

John Katsicoyannis
John Katsicoyannis

  • Instructional Specialist Coordinator

Registrar

Jessica Barrera
Jessica Barrera

  • Assistant Registrar

Sports Law and Business (SLB)

Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez

  • Assistant Dean, Executive Director of Allan "Bud" Selig Sports Law and Business Program
  • Instructional Professional

Griffin Limongelli
Griffin Limongelli

  • Program Coordinator, Sports Law and Business Program

Evan Singletary
Evan Singletary

  • Assistant Director, Allan “Bud” Selig Sports Law and Business Program

Special Projects

Christopher Baier
Christopher Baier

  • Director of Special Projects

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Leslie Mamaghani

  • Director, ABA Compliance

Student Services

Joshua Abbott
Joshua Abbott

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  • Director of JD Student Advising

Bari Barnes
Bari Barnes

  • Program Coordinator Sr., Student Services

Colleen Castellarin
Colleen Castellarin

  • Assistant Director, Student Services

Karina Estrada Cruz
Karina Estrada Cruz

  • Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs

Frankie Shinn-Eckberg
Frankie Shinn-Eckberg

  • Sr. Director, Student Services

Sustainability

Alexis Havins
Alexis Havins

  • Specialist

Trial Advocacy Program

Michele Feeney
Michele Feeney

  • Director, Trial Advocacy Program
  • Director, Trial Advocacy Program

Michele M. Feeney has served as Director of Trial Advocacy at the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law since September 2019.

Washington, D.C. Program

Andrea Cayley
Andrea Cayley

  • Executive Director, Washington D.C. Programs

Emily Garland
Emily Garland

  • Program Coordinator, Washington D.C. Programs

Robin Grieff
Robin Grieff

  • Director, Career Services, Washington, D.C.