UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is a group of distinguished alumni who offer strategic advice on faculty and student recruitment, alumni outreach, long-term priorities and other matters.

Board of Advisors

  • Samuel Fischer, Esq. ’82 (Co-Chair)
  • Vanessa Lavely, Esq. ’08 (Co-Chair)
  • Alicia Miñana de Lovelace, Esq. ’87 (Immediate Past Chair)
  • Nancy L. Abell, Esq. ’79
  • William S. Anderson, Esq. ’88
  • James D. C. Barrall, Esq. ’75
  • Barry Cappello, Esq. ’65
  • Hailyn Chen, Esq. ’03
  • Melanie K. Cook, Esq. ’78
  • Robert J. DeBitetto, Esq. ’81
  • Elyssa M. Elbaz, Esq. ’99
  • Matt Epstein, Esq. ’98
  • Leslie K. Gilbert-Lurie, Esq. ’84
  • Richard Gilchrist, Esq. ’71
  • Antonia Hernández, Esq. ’74
  • Angel J. Horacek, Esq. ’06
  • Scott Klein, Esq. ’91
  • Jessica “Jessie” Kornberg, Esq. ’07
  • Joseph K. Kornwasser, Esq. ’72
  • Stewart C. Kwoh, Esq. ’74
  • Cheryl M. Lott, Esq. ’04
  • Cody J. McDavis, Esq. ’19
  • Hope Nakamura, Esq. ’86
  • Gregory M. Nitzkowski, Esq. ’84
  • Nelson C. Rising, Esq. ’67
  • Paul S. Rutter, Esq. ’78
  • Richard V. Sandler, Esq. ’73
  • Glen Sato, Esq. ’87
  • Kaivan M. Shakib, Esq. ’92
  • Stacey G. Snider, Esq. ’85
  • The Honorable Kim McLane Wardlaw ’79
  • Charles R. Williams
  • Kenneth Ziffren, Esq. ’65

Emeritus Advisors

  • Jonathan F. Chait, Esq. ’75
  • David W. Fleming, Esq.  ’59
  • Bernard A. Greenberg, Esq.  ’58
  • Margarita Hernandez, Esq.  ’85
  • Michael T. Masin, Esq.  ’69
  • Ralph J. Shapiro, Esq.  ’58
  • Bruce H. Spector, Esq.  ’67
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