Media Advisory: UC Irvine School of Law Hosts Fundraising Event for Public Interest Law Fund on March 1


IRVINE, Calif.—UC Irvine School of Law will host a Community Trivia Quest and auction on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa.

WHAT: Funds raised for the UCI Law Public Interest Law Fund will provide stipends for students working in public interest law firms during the summer. The event includes cocktails, entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and silent and live auctions.

WHO: The eight teams competing in the trivia contest represent AAA Automobile Club of Southern California; the Dean's Cabinet; Experian; Federal Bar Association, Orange County Chapter; The Irvine Company; Kia Motors America, Inc.; Oakley; and Law & Order. The Master of Ceremonies is Sen. Joseph Dunn (ret.), executive director of the State Bar of California.

WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 2012, starting at 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Newport Beach Marriot Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660.

REGISTER: More details and online registration at

MEDIA CONTACT: Rex Bossert, assistant dean for communications and public affairs,, (949) 824-3063.


UC Irvine School of Law seeks to create the ideal law school for the 21st century by doing the best job of training lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession. Recruited from prestigious schools, the faculty ranked ninth in the country in scholarly impact in a recent study. The student body has median grades and LSAT scores comparable to those of student bodies at top 20 law schools. The school's innovative curriculum stresses hands-on learning, interdisciplinary study and public service.