UCLA Law Board of Advisors

The UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors is a group of distinguished alumni who help the school achieve its goals of access and excellence by offering support and strategic advice to law school leadership on matters including curricular opportunities, fundraising and development, recruiting efforts for faculty and students, alumni outreach and long-term priorities.

Richard SandlerRichard V. Sandler '73, Chairman


  • Nancy L. Abell, Esq. '79
  • James D. C. Barrall, Esq. '75
  • Barry Cappello, Esq. '65
  • Melanie K. Cook, Esq. '78
  • Robert J. DeBitetto, Esq. '81
  • Matt Epstein, '98
  • David W. Fleming, Esq. '59
  • Richard Gilchrist, Esq. '71
  • Stewart C. Kwoh, Esq. '74
  • Victor B. MacFarlane, Esq. '78
  • Alicia Miñana de Lovelace, Esq. '87
  • Gregory M. Nitzkowski, Esq. '84
  • Nelson C. Rising, Esq. '67
  • Paul S. Rutter, Esq. '78
  • Richard V. Sandler, Esq. '73 (Chair)
  • Stacey G. Snider, Esq. '85
  • The Honorable Kim Wardlaw '79
  • Charles R. Williams
  • Kenneth Ziffren, Esq. '65

Emeritus Advisors

  • Jonathan F. Chait, Esq. '75
  • David J. Epstein, Esq. '64
  • Bernard A. Greenberg, Esq. '58
  • Michael T. Masin, Esq. '69
  • Ralph J. Shapiro, Esq. '58
  • Bruce H. Spector, Esq. '67