Public ServiceView all

Students work pro bono in award-winning Permanency Project

Since 2011, UCI Law has partnered with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles to help undocumented victims of crime and domestic violence obtain permanent residence status. Supervised by Orrick attorneys, dozens of UCI Law students spend part of their mid-semester break helping clients prepare applications. This program was recently recognized for “extraordinary commitment to justice.” Read more >

Faculty ScholarshipView all

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

This Chancellor’s Professor of Law will be awarded an honorary doctorate from Belgian university Katholieke Universiteit Leuven for her lifelong commitment to the power of talk, mediation and active listening. Prior to the Feb. 10 award presentation, luminaries in the field she helped pioneer in law schools 40 years ago will dedicate a two-day conference to “Beyond Mediation – Building Blocks of Constructive Conflict Management.” Read more >

CommunityView all

UCI Law APALSA students honored at national convention

The UCI Law chapter of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) was awarded Affiliate of the Year at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Convention in November. Additionally, Kellye Ng-McCullough (’16) won Student of the Year, Lawrence Liu (’16) was awarded a scholarship from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and Sophia Shin (’17) was elected Pacific South Regional Director of the National APALSA board. Read more >

AlumniView all

Alumni in the News

Christina Zabat-Fran ’12 (at left) is a nominee for the 2015 OC Business Journal General Counsel Awards, to be presented Nov. 19 in Irvine, and Cinthia Flores ’14 has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Health Professions Education Foundation board. Read more >

UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. UCI Law is a collegial environment, and our faculty comprises accomplished, nationally ranked thought leaders from around the country with a broad range of expertise.