Academic Success Fellows

Fall 2019

All office hours are held in the Pardee Legal Research Center (LRC) unless indicated next to Fellow's office hours. 

Fellows that hold office hours in the LRC will meet with students on the ground floor at the small tables to the left of the circulation desk.

Section A

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Civil Procedure Sohoni T/Th 1:00pm - 2:50pm  Kevin Oberlies T: 5:30-7:30pm
Torts Smith M/W 1:00pm - 2:50pm Kevin Holt T: 4-6pm
Criminal Law Dripps M/W 5:30pm - 7:25pm Maryam Atty M: 3-5pm

Section B

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Civil Procedure Miller M/W 5:30pm - 7:25pm Alberto Corona TH: 4-6pm
Torts Ursin M/W 1:00pm - 2:50pm Arzveik Moradian M: 3-5pm
Criminal Law Cole T/TH 1:00pm - 2:50pm Lexi Epley TH: 11-1pm

Section C

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Civil Procedure Heiser M/W 1:00pm - 2:50pm Brandon Burger TH: 12:15-2:15pm
Torts M. McGowan T/TH 5:30pm - 7:25pm Jackson Zeman M: 3-5pm
Criminal Law Alexander M/W 10:00am - 11:50am Noah Gaarder-Feingold TH: 1:45-3:45pm

Section E

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Torts M. McGowan T/TH 5:30pm - 7:25pm Jackson Zeman W: 3-5pm
Criminal Law Dripps M/W 5:30pm - 7:25pm Maryam Atty M: 3-5pm

Additional hours for part-time students available by appointment and/or questions answered via email.

Maryam Atty

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Professor Dripps - Criminal Law

Maryam Atty is a 2L at the University of San Diego School of Law with an interest in one day doing international work or working for the federal government. She received her B.A. in Psychology at the University of California, San Diego in addition to double minors in Middle Eastern Studies and Law & Society. One of her favorite classes during 1L year was Legal Writing, but she has loved something from all her courses so far. During the 2019 summer, Maryam studied abroad in Paris and served as a Research Assistant. She is externing for the U.S. Attorney’s Civil Division in the fall of 2019. As a native San Diegan, Maryam loves to hike, play volleyball, and hone her embarrassingly weak surfing skills.

 


 

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Brandon Burger

Section C
Professor Heiser - Civil Procedure

Brandon is a second-year law student from San Clemente, California. He received a B.A. in Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. He works as a Law Clerk at Webb Law Group in San Diego, and also has worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Dov Fox. During his free time, Brandon enjoys golfing and spending time with friends and family.

 


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Alberto Corona

Section B
Professor Miller - Civil Procedure

Alberto is a second-year law student, and grew up in Chula Vista. He holds a degree in Chemistry from Harvard University, where he also had experience as a Teaching Fellow for several chemistry courses. Alberto was a Summer Associate at DLA Piper, and is interested in pursuing a career in patent litigation. Alberto is involved with IPLA, La Raza, and San Diego Law Review. In his free time, Alberto enjoys baking, practicing yoga, watching Survivor, and he still plays Pokémon Go.

 


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Lexi Epley

Section B
Professor Cole - Criminal Law

Lexi received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is currently a second-year student at the University of San Diego School of Law, interested in criminal defense and medical malpractice.

 

 


Noah Gaarder-Feingold

N. Gaarder-Feingold

Section C
Professor Alexander  - Property

Noah is a third year law student. Before law school, he attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he received a B.A. in Film. While at law school, he has researched for Professor Larry Alexander and interned at the Entrepreneurship Clinic. This past summer, he was a Summer Associate at Cooley LLP in their transactional department. Noah is the Executive Comments Editor of the San Diego Law Review and a member of the USD Business Law Society. In his free time, he enjoys going to the beach and spending time with family.

 


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Kevin Holt

Section A
Professor Smith - Torts

Kevin is a 2L and graduated from USD with a degree in International Relations.  After his 1L year, he interned for the California Attorney General’s Office in the Fraud and Special Prosecution division.  He also served as a Research Assistant for Professor Mike Ramsey. Prior to Law School, Kevin served in the U.S. Marine Corps. 

 

 


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Arzviek (Anna) Moradian

Section B
Professor Ursin - Torts

Anna is a second-year law student who is interested in Criminal and Tort law. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Political Science. This last summer, Anna served as a Law Clerk for Judge Lofton. Apart from being an Academic Success Fellow, she is currently a Law Clerk at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office. During her free time, Anna enjoys hiking and reading.


Kevin Oberlies

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Professor Sohoni - Civil Procedure

Kevin is a second-year law student originally from outside of Philadelphia, PA. Before USD Law, Kevin attended the University of Virginia where he received his B.A. in Economics and Classics. During his first-year summer, Kevin worked as a law clerk for Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo where he conducted legal research for the firm. He also researched for Professor Michael Rappaport. Kevin is a member of the VICAM Team and IPLA. In his free time, Kevin enjoys biking, playing basketball, and going to the beach.

 

 


Photo of J. ZemanJackson Zemam

Section C/E
Professor M. McGowan - Torts

Jackson is a second-year law student. Before coming to USD for Law School, he worked as an English teacher in Japan for two years. This past summer, he worked at the navy base here in San Diego for the JAGC. He hopes to enter the Navy as a JAG officer upon completion of law school. If you have any questions about law school or his past experiences feel free to contact him.