Office of Communications

The Office of Communications handles a variety of roles for the law school, including news media inquiries, public relations, and marketing.

Please contact the Office of Communications for the following:

    Media relations • External and internal communications • Event publicity and calendars • Websites • Social media • Brochures and other print publications • Photo requests • Direct mail • Newsletters • Advertising • Electronic displays • Bulletin boards • Signage • Videotaping • Branding and graphic identity standards
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    Colleen Taricani

    Assistant Dean for Communications
    (949) 824-3063

    Colleen Taricani is responsible for strategic communications, media relations and public relations for University of California, Irvine School of Law. Prior to joining UC Irvine School of Law, Taricani was a media relations and communications manager for Latham & Watkins, a global law firm. In that capacity, she directed the firm’s worldwide media relations and strategic communications to develop and implement brand identity. Taricani also worked as a journalist producing financial news television shows for CNBC and CNN in New York. Taricani practiced law in Orange County and received her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

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    Ryne Hodkowski

    Public Relations Manager
    (949) 824-0385

    Ryne joined UCI Law in August 2016 after working as an Associate Editor at the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He previously served in communications roles at Washington State University and also as a Legal Reporter for the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Ryne received his B.S. in mathematics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an M.A. from the University of Southern California in the School of Cinematic Arts.