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Visiting Lecturers

Fall 2017

Drew Amoroso ’10 teaches Practice Ready Seminar. Formerly an associate at Reed Smith, he is now an attorney and owner at Move Legal PC.

Katie Briscoe ’12 teaches Analytical and Persuasive Writing. She is a managing associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Michael Canzoneri teaches Appellate Advocacy (Moot Court). He is a Supervising Deputy Attorney General in the California Office of the Attorney General.

Dennis Cota ’86 teaches Advanced Trial Practice. He is a founding partner of Cota Cole LLP and has extensive trial experience representing both private clients and public entities.

Errol Dauis ’11 teaches Analytical and Persuasive Writing. He is an associate at Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard.

George Demos teaches Corporate and White Collar Crime at King Hall. He is a former United States Securities and Exchange Commission prosecutor.  

Diana Glick ’07 teaches Legal Spanish for U.S. Lawyers. She is an attorney with the Center for Families, Children & the Courts and a member of the Judicial Council of California.

Kurt Kappes teaches Law Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants. He is a co-managing shareholder at Greenburg Traurig.

Craig Judson ’84 teaches Practical Skills in Trust and Will Drafting and Administration. He is Managing Partner of the law firm Bold, Polisner, Maddow, Nelson & Judson.

Daniel Maguire teaches Judicial Process. He is a Yolo County Superior Court judge.

John McKinsey ’99 teaches Energy Law Seminar. He is a partner on the Energy and Governance teams at LeClairRyan.

Shama Mesiwala ’98 co-teaches Appellate Advocacy (Moot Court). She is a senior judicial attorney for California’s 3rd District Court of Appeal, a co-founder of the South Asian Bar Association of Sacramento, and a California Court Commissioner.

Johann Morri ’11 teaches Introduction to American Legal Concepts and Methods. He serves as Academic Coordinator for the CUPL Program at King Hall and has worked as a judge in the Tribunal administratif de Versailles (Versailles administrative trial court) in France.

Eric Ola ’13 teaches Analytical and Persuasive Writing. He is an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Mona Pinchis-Paulsen teaches International Arbitration and Investment Law. She is a graduate legal researcher and Ph.D. candidate at Dickson Poon School of Law.

Richard Schickele co- teaches Appellate Advocacy (Moot Court). He is a career law clerk to the Hon. Consuelo Maria Callahan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Saba Suheil Shatara ’13 teaches Analytical and Persuasive Writing. He is a tax counsel with the California State Board of Equalization and an associate attorney with Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh.

Joe Sorenson teaches International Business Negotiations. A former partner at DLA Piper, he spent more than 30 years as a corporate and transactional attorney.

Selvi Stanislaus teaches State and Local Taxation. He is Executive Officer of the Franchise Tax Board.

Lynn Starr teaches Pretrial Skills. A former law firm partner who specialized in civil litigation, she is a graduate of Stanford Law School.

Emily Garcia Uhrig teaches Evidence. She is a professor at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law.

Roberta M. Ward teaches Introduction to U.S. Legal Methods. Previously, she served as an Administrative Law Judge in the California Department of Health Care Services.