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Faculty & Staff

Administrative Staff

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Michael P. Clancey, Dean

Michael P. Clancey
Dean

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Mary Schofield, Academic Dean

Mary Schofield
Academic Dean

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George Castagnola, Jr., Dean of Instruction

George Castagnola, Jr.
Dean of Instruction

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Lori Zapata, Executive Director/ Registrar

Lori Zapata
Executive Director/ Registrar

Academic Faculty

Dean Michael P. Clancey (Dean and Professor of Law)
B.S.L. and J.D. Western State University
LL.M. in International Taxation - Regent University School of Law
LL.M. in International Taxation and Financial Services - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Degree of the Utter Bar - Middle Temple (England)
Studied Law in England at the University of Leicester with U.S. to U.K. Law Revision at the University of Oxford
Former United States Marine Corps Judge Advocate
Member of the Bar of the State of California
Called to the Bar of England & Wales (Barrister)

Academic Dean Mary Schofield (Academic Dean and Professor of Law)
A.A. Glendale Community College
B.S.L. Northwestern California University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California
Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Senior Courts of England & Wales (Solicitor)

Dean of Instruction George Castagnola, Jr. (Dean of Instruction and Professor of Law)
B.A. St. Mary's College
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law – Michael L. Bishop
B.S. University of Washington
M.S. Pacific Lutheran University
B.S.L. Northwestern California University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
Former Assistant Professor – United States Air Force Academy
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law – Kate Shaw Chang
B.A. University of California, San Diego
J.D. University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of Arizona
Public Policy Advocate

Professor of Law Margaret Doyle
J.D. University of Northern California, Lorenzo E. Patino School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law – James A. Filippi
A.S. Diablo Valley College
B.S.B.A. California Coast University
B.S.L. Northwestern California University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
Retired Police Officer – Richmond, California
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Jeff A. Fleming
B.A. University of the Pacific
J.D. Western State University College of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California
Owner and Instructor Fleming's Fundamentals of Law (a California Bar Review Course)

Professor of Law Michael R. Gadue
B.A University of Vermont
M.S.A. St. Michael's College
M.A. Salve Regina University
J.D. Albany Law School
LL.M. in European Union Commercial Law - University of Leicester, England
Served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont
Former United States Army Judge Advocate
Former Member of the Bar of the State of Vermont

Professor of Law Terry L. Gilbeau
B.S.L. Northwestern California University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
LL.M. in International Taxation and Financial Services - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Holly B. Hatfield
B.A. Claremont McKenna College
J.D. Lewis and Clark Law School
Former United States Army Judge Advocate
Former Member of the Bar of the State of Washington
Member of the Bar of the State of Wyoming

Professor of Law Neil Ison
B.A. University of Michigan
J.D. Santa Clara University School of Law
Former Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Brandon Mark
A.B. University of California, Davis
J.D. University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law April M. Molin
B.A. California State University, Northridge
J.D. Whittier Law School
Member of the Bar of the State of California
Instructor - Fleming's Fundamentals of Law (a California Bar Review Course)

Professor of Law – Tonya R. Nygren
B.S.B.A. University of Phoenix
B.S.L. Northwestern California University School of Law
J.D. Northwestern California University School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Daniel G. O'Donnell
A.B. University of California, Davis
J.D. University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Tara E. Ozes
A.B. University of California, Davis
J.D. Indiana University, Bloomington - Maurer School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California

Professor of Law Aaron S. Tenzer
B.A. Chapman University
J.D. Chapman University School of Law
Member of the Bar of the State of California
Instructor Fleming's Fundamentals of Law (a California Bar Review Course)