Academic Success Fellows

Spring 2023

Office hours will begin during Week 2.

Section A

Course Professor Fellow Office Hours Location
Con Law I M. McGowan Raynier Ramos Th: 9:00-11:00am 1st Floor of LRC
Contracts Claus Augusta McCain T: 12:00-2:00pm 1st Floor of LRC
Property Wiggins Kelsey Tidgewell MW: 9:00-10:00am 1st Floor of LRC

Section B

Course Professor Fellow Office Hours Location
Con Law I Schwartzchild Jansen Hyatt W: 2:55-4:55pm WH-133
Contracts D. McGowan Sydney Bott T: 5:30-7:30pm WH-109G
Property Wonnell Maggie Baruffi W: 8:00-10:00am 1st Floor of LRC

Section C

Course Professor Fellow Office Hours Location
Con Law I Rappaport Morgan Wahler M: 12:00-1:00pm
Th: 9:00-10:00am
1st Floor of LRC
Contracts Ferruolo Melody Lilazy W: 11:00am-1:00pm 1st Floor of LRC
Property Bell Ryan Haile T: 12:00-1:00pm (after Jan. 24)
TH: 7:30-8:30pm
1st Floor of LRC

Section E

Course Professor Fellow Office Hours Location
Contracts Claus Allie Maggart TH: 7:30-8:30pm 1st Floor of LRC
Property Bell Ryan Haile T: 12:00-1:00pm 1st Floor of LRC

 

Maggie BaruffiStudent Maggie Baruffi

mbaruffi@sandiego.edu

Section B
Professor Wonnell - Property

Maggie is a third-year student who received her B.A. in Journalism and Strategic Communication at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. At USD, she is currently a Comment Editor of the San Diego International Law Journal. During law school, she externed for two district court judges, and she will be practicing business litigation as an Associate at Cooley LLP post-bar. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, trying new restaurants, and reading.

 


Sydney BottStudent Sydney Bott

sbott@sandiego.edu

Section B
Professor D. McGowan - Contracts

Sydney is a second-year law student from Orange County, California. She received her B.A. in Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Sydney is interested in international law and serves as the secretary for International Law Society. This upcoming summer she will be doing international tax at PwC in Irvine. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her friends.

 

 

 

 


Student Ryan HaileRyan Haile

rhaile@sandiego.edu

Section C & E
Professor Bell - Property

Ryan Haile is a Juris Doctor and Masters of International Relations dual degree candidate at USD. He received his B.A. in Political Science, with a minor in Theology, from University of San Diego in 2019. Prior to starting law school, he worked at Qualcomm for 2 years in their government technologies division. Ryan interned in summer 2022 for Qualcomm in their global affairs department, working on policy related matters. Ryan is passionate about National Security and is specifically interested in being involved in policy matters surrounding this topic. Ryan is a member of the Federalist Society where he serves in the role of Secretary for University of San Diego’s chapter. Ryan loves to read, hike, play sports and spend time with his family.  


Jansen HyattStudent Jansen Hyatt

jhyatt@sandiego.edu

Section B
Professor Schwartzchild - Con Law I

Jansen Hyatt is a third year Juris Doctor candidate at the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to attending law school received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Utah Valley University, Orem. Currently, along with his position as an academic fellow, Jansen works at Gomez Trial Attorneys as a clerk. In the future, Jansen is interested in working as a civil litigator in employment or personal injury law, and eventually as a professor of law. 

 

 

 

 


Melody LilazyStudent Melody Lilazy

mlilazy@sandiego.edu

Section C
Professor Ferruolo - Contracts

Melody is a 3L from Orange County, CA. She received her B.A. in Political Science and minored in both Biology & Chemistry at CSULB. This past summer she was a corporate transactional summer associate at DLA Piper. On campus, Melody is on the board of the Transactional Law Team, the N&G Marker Clinic, MELSA, and the Journal of Climate and Energy.  

 

 

 

 


Allie MaggartStudent Melody Lilazy

amaggart@sandiego.edu

Section E
Professor Claus - Contracts

Allie Maggart is a Juris Doctor and Masters of Arts dual degree candidate at the University of San Diego. She received her Bachelor's degree in Media and Information from Michigan State University. Allie aspires to work in public interest law, specifically environmental and discrimination law. She has previously interned at the Children's Advocacy Institute. This past summer she was a Legislative Law Clerk at the Energy Policy Initiative Center.  

 

 

 

 


Student Augusta McCainAugusta McCain

amccain@sandiego.edu

Section A
Professor Claus - Contracts

Augusta is a second-year law student from Western Colorado. While studying English and Political Science at the University of Colorado, Denver, Augusta worked as an award-winning television news reporter. This past summer, she externed for the Honorable Todd W. Robinson and the Honorable Robert S. Huie at the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Augusta enjoys skiing, surfing, working out, and cooking.

 

 

 


Student Raynier RamosRaynier Ramos

raynierramos@sandiego.edu

Section A
Professor M. McGowan - Con Law I

Raynier Ramos is a Juris Doctor and Masters of Arts dual degree candidate at the University of San Diego. He received his Bachelor's degree in both Legal Studies and the History of Art and Visual Culture from the University of California, Santa Cruz, focusing specifically on civil rights issues and how those issues show themselves in art and historical/cultural movements. Raynier is specifically interested in entering education and public interest law. He hopes to do that through civil litigation and advocacy focused positions. He previously interned at the San Diego City Attorney's Office, Civil Division, the USD Education and Disability Clinic, the Sweetwater Union High School District, and the Human Rights Campaign. In his free time he likes to go on hikes, bake/cook, and add to an increasing pile of books that might get read one day!


Student Kelsey TidgewellKelsey Tidgewell

ktidgewell@sandiego.edu

Section A
Professor Wiggins - Property

Kelsey is a second-year law student from Leesburg, VA. She received a B.A. in Economics and Foreign Affairs from The University of Virginia. She previously externed at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and at the San Diego City Attorney's Office, Civil Division. This spring, she is a Judicial Extern at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for the Honorable Judge Kenneth K. Lee. She is interested in business law and civil litigation. In her free time, she enjoys running and yoga.

 

 

 


Student Morgan WahlerMorgan Wahler

mwahler@sandiego.edu

Section C
Professor Rappaport - Con Law I

Morgan is a third-year law student from San Jose, CA. In 2020, she received B.A.s in political science, criminology, and Spanish from the University of Portland. For the past two summers, she worked as a law clerk for Berliner Cohen in their Estate Planning department. At USD, she is the treasurer for the Women’s Law Caucus and part of the Mock Trial Team. She also served as a Fellow for Professor Ursin’s Torts in the fall of 2021, Professor Bell’s Property last spring, and Professor Cole’s Criminal Law this past fall.