Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

Administration

Roy O. Hurd, Chairman, CEO and President
Sherie L. Hurd, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Operations
William A. Robertson, Dean

Law School Staff
Tracy Chodora, Assistant to the Dean/Registrar
Kadee Gilliland, Senior Administrative Assistant

Admissions
Dahnja Straub, Director of Admissions
Daniel Lanahan, Admissions Officer

Accounting
Lauri Brown, Default Prevention Manager
Diane Papa, Accounts Receivable Manager
Kass Von der Mehden, Bookstore Manager
David Yarbrough, Director of Accounting and Benefits Administration

Administrative Services
Ken Castor, Maintenance Supervisor
Eleanor Noriel, Director of Administrative Services

Faculty

Barry L. Adams, Esq., BA, JD
Law Offices of Adams & Rafferty
Whitworth College, Washington
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Tadd C. Aiona, Esq., BA, JD
Law Office of Tadd C. Aiona
Sonoma State University, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Louise Belle, Esq., BS, MBA, JD
Private Practitioner
California State University, Sacramento, California
California State University, Sacramento, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

Jeffrey L. Berk, BA, JD
Sonoma County Counsel
Michigan State University
University of San Francisco School of Law, California

Kadin W. Blonski, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
University of California, Irvine, California
Empire College School of Law, California

The Honorable Robert Boyd, BA, JD
Superior Court Judge, Sonoma County
University of California, Berkeley, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

The Honorable Patrick M. Broderick, Esq., BS, JD
Superior Court Judge, Sonoma County
University of Santa Clara, California
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Adam Brown, Esq., BA, JD
Disability Services & Legal Center
Hartwick College, New York
Franklin Pierce Law Center, New Hampshire

Connie Burtnett, Esq., AB, JD
Private Practitioner
Princeton University, New Jersey
Empire College School of Law, California

Heather Bussing, BA, JD
Bussing Law
Of Counsel, Roberts Law Firm
University of Kansas, Kansas
University of Kansas, Kansas

Dave Carr, Esq., BA, JD
Dept. of Justice, Attorney General’s Office
University of California, Santa Cruz, California
University of San Diego School of Law, California

Clay Christianson, Esq., BA, JD
Kelly, Jackson & Christianson, LLP
Tulane University
University of Minnesota Law School

Julie Cyphers, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
California State University, Chico, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Susan T. Daniel, Esq., BA, MA, JD
Employee Relations Consultants
Queens College, New York
Syracuse University, New York
University of Santa Clara, California

The Honorable Elliot L. Daum, BA, JD
Superior Court Judge, Sonoma County
Wesleyan University, Connecticut
University of Santa Clara, California

The Honorable Bradford DeMeo, Esq., BA, JD
Superior Court Judge, Sonoma County
Sonoma State University, California
University of Santa Clara, California

Janice Downey, AS, JD
Private Practitioner
College of Marin, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Patrick W. Emery, Esq., BA, JD
Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery
Harvard University, Massachusetts
University of California, Davis, California

Michael C. Fallon, Esq., BS, JD
Private Practitioner
Boston University, Massachusetts
Empire College School of Law, California

Lauren Gardner, AA, JD
Private Practitioner
Santa Rosa Junior College, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Richard Gould, Esq., LLB
Private Practitioner
Lincoln University School of Law, California

Rex Grady, Esq., BA, MA, MA, JD
The Edgar Law Firm
University of California, San Diego, California
University of New Brunswick, Canada
Empire College School of Law, California

The Honorable Daniel M. Hanlon (Ret.), BA, JD
JAMS
University of California, San Francisco, California
University of California, San Francisco, California

The Honorable Allan Hardcastle, BA, JD
Superior Court Judge, Sonoma County
University of the Pacific, California
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Jennifer Hendrickson, Esq., JD
Private Practitioner
Empire College School of Law, California

Russell Hildreth, Esq., BA, JD
Deputy Attorney General, Sacramento
University of California, Riverside, California
University of California, Davis, School of Law, California

Gary Hoenig, Esq., BChE, MSc, PhD, JD
Private Practitioner
Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia
Loughborough University of Technology, England
Loughborough University of Technology, England
Empire College School of Law, California

Roger J. Illsley, Esq., BA, JD
Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz
University of California, Davis, California
University of Southern California, California

Robert L. Jackson, Esq., BA, JD
Kelly, Jackson & Christianson
University of California, Davis, California
University of California, Davis, California

John Jordan, Esq., BA, MBA, JD
Smith Dollar PC
CEO, Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Occidental College, California
University of San Francisco, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Kristen Frizzell Kerns, Esq., BA, JD
Borba Frizzell Kerns, PC
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Arizona State University School of Law, Arizona

H. Bruce Kinnison, Esq., BA, JD
Sonoma County Chief Deputy Public Defender (Ret.)
Stanford University, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

Dan Lanahan, Esq., JD, LLD
Retired Partner, Lanahan & Reilley, LLP
Long Island University, New York
Temple University, Pennsylvania
San Francisco Law School, California
California State University, California

Keith Langan, Esq., BA, JD
Senior Counsel, Fireman’s Fund Insurance
University of San Francisco, California
Golden Gate University School of Law, California

Paul Lozada, Esq., BA, JD
Law Office of Andrew Martinez
St. Mary’s College, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Michael Maloney, Esq., BA, JD
Dominican College, New York
Empire College School of Law, California

Bruce McCann, Esq., BA, MA, JD, LLM
Law Office of Bruce McCann
University of California, Berkeley, California
Sacramento State University, California
Empire College School of Law, California
Golden Gate University School of Law, California

Edward McCutchan, Esq., BA, JD, LLM
Sunderland & McCutchan, LLP
University of California, Davis, California
Golden Gate University School of Law, California
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Bruce Mitteldorf, Esq., BA, MA, JD
Law & Mediation Office of Bruce Mitteldorf
Oberlin College, Ohio
Sonoma State University, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Lawrence Moskowitz, Esq., BA, JD
Partner; Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP
University of California, Santa Cruz, California
University of California, Berkeley, California

William S. Mount, Esq., BA, JD
Deputy District Attorney
University of Michigan, Michigan
University of Michigan School of Law, Michigan

Scott O’Brien, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
University of California, Berkeley, California
Hastings College of Law, California

The Honorable Lawrence E. Ornell, BA, JD
Superior Court Commissioner
California State University, Sacramento, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Stephan Passalacqua, Esq., BA, JD
University of California, Davis, California
University of Santa Clara School of Law, California

Kathleen Pozzi, Esq., BA, JD
Assistant Public Defender, Sonoma County
University of San Francisco, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Becky Rasmason, Esq., BS, JD
Family Law Center
Arizona State University, Arizona
Empire College School of Law, California

Jill Ravitch, Esq., BA, JD
Sonoma County District Attorney
University of California, Berkeley, California
University of San Francisco Law School, California

Holly Rickett, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
University of Idaho, Idaho
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

William A. Robertson, Esq., BA, JD
Dean, Empire College School of Law
University of California, Davis, California
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

The Honorable Arnold Rosenfield (Ret.), BA, JD
Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University School of Law, Tennessee

Joel R. Rubin, Esq., BA, MS, JD
Private Practitioner
San Diego State University, California
Golden Gate University, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

Robert S. Rutherfurd, Esq., BA, JD
Anderson Zeigler Disharoon Gallagher & Gray Law Firm
University of California, Berkeley, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

The Honorable Laurence Sawyer (Ret.), BA, JD
Whittier College, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

E. Gregory Schrader, Esq., MS, JD
Private Practitioner
University of Colorado, Colorado
Empire College School of Law, California

Martin L. Seeger, IV, Esq., BA, JD
Babin & Seeger, LLP
University of the Pacific, California
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Edwin C. Shiver, Esq., BS, JD
Private Practitioner
U.S. Naval Academy, Maryland
University of California, Berkeley, California

Lynne Stark-Slater, Esq., BA, JD
Deputy Public Defender, Sonoma County
University of the Pacific, California
Empire College School of Law, California

Joseph Stogner, Esq., JD
Private Practitioner
Pacific McGeorge School of Law, California

Herbert Terreri, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
Sonoma State University, California
University of California Hastings College of the Law, California

Joseph C. Tinney, Esq., AB, JD
Private Practitioner
University of Santa Clara, California
University of San Francisco, California

John F. Toton, BA, MD, JD
St. Joseph’s University, Pennsylvania
Temple University School of Medicine, Pennsylvania
Empire College School of Law, California

Tina Wallis, Esq., BS, JD
Clement, Fitzpatrick & Kenworthy
University of California, Davis, California
Vermont Law School, Vermont

W. Barton Weitzenberg, Esq., BA, JD
Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery
University of California, Santa Barbara, California
University of California, Los Angeles, California

The Honorable Anthony Wheeldin, Esq., BA, JD
Superior Court Commissioner
Wesleyan University, Connecticut
University of California, Los Angeles, California

Joseph Wiseman, Esq., BA, JD
Private Practitioner
University of California, Los Angeles, California
University of Oregon School of Law, Oregon