Academic Success Fellows

Spring 2020

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
Constitutional Law Ramsey T/Th 2:30-4:20pm Madison Standon Th: 5pm-7pm (Tuesday sessions will be in WH-131)
Contracts Barry M/W 1:00-2:50pm Jennifer Aardema T: 10am-12pm
Preoperty Bell M/W 5:30-7:25pm Blaine Mullican W: 10:30am-12:30pm

Section B

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Constitutional Law Rappaport M/W 5:30-7:25pm Kimberly Ferrari M: 9am-11am
Contracts Claus M/W 1:00-2:50pm Kevin Holt T: 10am-12pm
Property Wonnell T/Th 2:30-4:20pm Alberto Corona W: 9am-11am

Section C

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Constitutional Law Scwarzchild M/W 2:30-4:20pm Vince Pizzichini T: 10am-12pm
Contracts McGowan T/Th 5:30-7:20pm Therese Ellis M: 4:30pm-6:30pm (Sessions held in WH-3D)
Property Wiggins M/W 10:00-11:50am Matthew Majd M/W: 8:45am-9:45am

Section E

Course Professor Days Times Fellow Office Hours
Contracts McGowan T/Th 5:30-7:20pm Therese Ellis M: 4:30pm-6:30pm (Sessions held in WH-3D)
Property Bell M/W 5:30-7:25pm Blaine Mullican W: 10:30am-12:30pm

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

Jennifer Aardema

J. AardemaSection A
Professor Barry - Contracts

Jennifer is a second-year law student from Calabasas, California. She received a B.A in Child and Adolescent Development from California State University Northridge.  She is interested in Education law and will be working with the Education and Disability Clinic in Spring and Fagen, Friedman, & Fulfrost in the summer. She previously worked with the Children’s Advocacy Institute and the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program as a law clerk. In her free time, she does pro-bono work with the Advocates for Children and Education student organization, where she serves as the Vice President, and spends time with her three dogs.



A. Corona

Alberto Corona

Section B
Professor Wonnell - Property

Alberto is a second-year law student, from Chula Vista, CA. He completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Harvard University, where he was also a teaching fellow for several chemistry courses. Alberto was a Summer Associate at DLA Piper, and will return there this summer with the litigation department. Last semester, he was a fellow for Professor Miller's Civil Procedure course, and he is excited to return as a Fellow for Property with Professor Wonnell.  Alberto is currently externing with Judge Whelan at the Southern District of California, and is involved with IPLA, La Raza, Environmental Law Society, and San Diego Law Review.


T. Ellis

Therese Ellis

Section C
Professor McGowan - Contracts

Therese Ellis was born and raised in Orange County, California and attended Baylor University for her undergraduate degree. She is currently an associate member of the USD Moot Court, a member on the USD Journal of Climate and Energy Law, the Secretary for Criminal Law Society, and the Publicity Chair for the Employment and Labor Law Society. Therese is an avid Disney Fan, and in her free time enjoys hiking, kayaking, and watching Baylor Football.



K. Ferrari

Kimberly Ferrari 

Section B
Professor Rappaport - Constitutional Law

Kim Ferrari is a second-year law student and grew up in San Diego. She received a BA in Political Economy and Environmental Studies from Tulane University and a Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development from Tulane University. Prior to law school, Kim worked at a community bank and and later as a paralegal in New Orleans. Kim is interested in real estate and land use law and worked at the Carlsbad City Attorney's Office the summer after 1L year. 


Kevin Holt

K. Holt

Section B
Professor Claus - Contracts

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.




M. Majd

Matthew Majd

Section C
Professor Wiggins - Property

Matthew Majd is a second-year law student from Laguna Beach, California. He received a B.A. in Political Science/Public Law at the University of California, San Diego. He works as a law clerk at the Office of the Attorney General in the Criminal Division for Appeals Writs and Trials and has also worked as an In-House Counsel Extern at Square One Development Corporation. Matthew enjoys golfing, working out, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family.



B. Mullican

Blaine Mullican

Section A/E
Professor Bell - Property

Blaine is a second-year originally from South Dakota. After his first year, he spent the summer as a judicial extern and researched for Prof. Lisa Ramsey. Prior to law school, Blaine served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. 



Vince Pizzichini

V. PizzichiniSection C
Professor Schwarschild - Constitutional Law

Vince is currently in his second year at USD. He grew up in Hawaii and went to school in Colorado. He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he majored in English and played for the Occidental Baseball team. After graduating in 2016, Vince spent two years playing and coaching baseball before enrolling in law school and moving to San Diego with his dog Scout.




M. StandonMadison Standon

Section A
Professor Ramsey - Constitutional Law

Madison is a 2L at USD, interested in civil litigation. She intends to practice civil litigation, particularly corporate defense litigation, after graduation. Madison hopes to first serve as an officer in the Navy as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corp. She graduated from San Francisco State University Cum Laude with a bachelors in Political Science. She is a member of the San Diego International Law Journal and is currently working on her comment. Additionally, she participated in the San Diego Alumni Torts Moot Court Competition.