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

    Communications Staff

  • 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.

  • Jillian Henry

    Events Manager
    (949) 824-0941

    Jillian joined UCI Law in December 2017 after working as a Special Events Coordinator for UCI’s Special Events & Protocol division. She previously held event related roles at Paramount Pictures as well as The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Jillian received her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Radio-TV-Film from Cal State Fullerton.

  • Stephanie Wilner

    Communications and PR Manager

    Stephanie Wilner joined University of California, Irvine School of Law in September 2019.  She previously worked in marketing for several technology companies where she was responsible for brands such as Dell, Microsoft and Lenovo.  Stephanie received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Northwestern University.