Director for Law Student Affairs
- JD, 2008, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
- BA, 2004, University of California, Los Angeles
Irene Meloney joined the University of San Diego School of Law in January 2011. As the director for Law Student Affairs, she provides support and guidance to all JD students in achieving their academic and curricular goals. She is the primary academic advisor for all JD students, administers the JD concentrations, and serves as the primary advisor for students pursuing the JD/MBA concurrent degree program. Meloney also works extensively with the Student Bar Association (SBA), student organizations, and all student leaders to ensure that their events and activities are successful. She loves collaborating with student groups and is here to enhance every student's law school experience.
Meloney earned her JD at UC Hastings, where she served as the publications editor for the Hastings West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. During law school, she was also active in student government and various student organizations, and served as the co-president for the Class of 2008. Meloney received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a member of the Women's Rowing team.
While earning her law degree, Meloney decided that a career in law student services was her true calling. Prior to coming to USD, Meloney worked at UC Hastings as the Student Services Program Coordinator. She grew up in San Diego and is happy to be back in America's Finest City.