GBM #2 – Fall Quarter 2014

For our second GBM of Fall Quarter 2014, UCSD’s Phi Alpha Delta was pleased to welcome Abigail Stephenson, attorney at Blanchard, Krasner & French. Miss Stephenson spoke to us about the 3 main areas of law she deals with: transactional law, family law, and intellectual property law. Stephenson graduated from University of San Diego Law School cum laude. She was also elected to and serves on the board of directors for the La Jolla Bar Association, and serves on the Professional Advancement Committee of the Lawyers Club. 

Chairs Jenny Pan and Emilio Cazares, with speaker Abigail Stephenson.

Chairs Jenny Pan and Emilio Cazares, with speaker Abigail Stephenson.

GBM #1 – Fall Quarter 2014

For our first General Body Meeting of Fall Quarter 2014, UCSD’s Phi Alpha Delta was pleased to welcome Deputy District Attorney Jessica Coto. Miss Coto spoke to us about the challenges, rewards, and nuances of working in the district attorney’s office and as a trial lawyer. As a former UCSD alumni, Miss Coto also shared her path from undergraduate studies to Deputy D.A.

Tridents to Gavels

From March 3rd to March 5th, the UCSD Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta presented a series of panels regarding the law school admissions process. Working together with Phi Alpha Delta alumni, LSAT Preparation Companies and deans from prestigious law schools in California, the chapter launched its first “Tridents to Gavels” event, its mission to further educate students who are interested in pursuing a legal career.IMG_3621 Continue reading

UCSD Phi Alpha Delta welcomes its new Executive Board for 2014-2015

On the 23rd of April, the UCSD Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta voted in its new Executive Board for the upcoming school year. On behalf of the fraternity, we would like to congratulate our new president, vice president, treasurer and secretary for September 2014 to June 2015.

The results of the elections are:

President
Rohit Jayawardhan

Vice-President
Katy Shin

Treasurer
Daniel Calton

Secretary
Avril Prakash

University of California, Irvine School of Law Tour

January 25th, 2014

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Members of the UCSD Phi Alpha Delta fraternity took a tour around the University of California, Irvine School of Law. The tour guide also included some insights on the experience of being a law school student at UCI and on its unique mentoring programs.

University of California, Irvine School of Law website: http://www.law.uci.edu/

Winter Quarter GBM#2

January 22nd, 2014

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Stephanie Perry with members of UCSD Phi Alpha Delta

During the second meeting of the quarter, Guest speaker Stephanie Perry from UCSD’s Kaplan Test Prep spoke to the members about the LSAT process. Perry also gave some advice to members interested in taking the LSAT and showed some statistics of the law school application process. She also generously handed out some free preparation materials for the LSAT.