Academic Skills Office

UCI Law’s Academic Skills Program (ASP) is a resource for all students seeking to maximize their academic success in law school. From identifying the keys to effective class preparation for first-year students, to solidifying legal analysis and legal writing skills for second-year students, to demystifying the bar exam for third-year students, ASP provides critical skills instruction to help students excel in all stages of their legal education.

    Academic Skills Staff

  • Queena Mewers

    Associate Director of Academic Skills
    qmewers@law.uci.edu
    MPAA 226-B / (949) 824-7546

    Queena Mewers teaches in the Academic Skills Program at UCI Law. Before joining UCI Law, Professor Mewers was Counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP’s Orange County office, where she practiced as a litigator for 10 years, primarily in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and general business litigation. Professor Mewers also taught first-year Legal Writing and Advocacy at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law for four years. Professor Mewers earned her B.A. and J.D. from UC Berkeley. While in law school, Professor Mewers taught as an ASP Tutor and interned at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, the East Bay Community Law Center, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

  • Javier Miranda

    Program Assistant
    jmiranda@law.uci.edu
    (949) 824-6313