Meet Our Team

Administrative Staff

Sarah Keiski, Assistant Dean of Admissions

Sarah Keiski (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Oregon School of Law. A native Oregonian, Sarah earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon, loves sharing her passion for the Ducks with prospective students, and enjoys life in clean, green, with a progressive-lean, Eugene.

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David Benedict, Associate Director of Admissions
David Benedict (he/him/his) is Associate Director of Admissions at the University of Oregon School of Law. He is actively involved in the recruitment of new students to the law school and works closely with applicants throughout the entire admission process, from initial application to final decision and enrollment.

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Program Faculty

Angela Addae, Assistant Professor

Angela Addae is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, where she is teaching in the areas of Civil Rights Law, Social Enterprise Law, and Race & the Law.  Her current research examines how municipal redevelopment policies affect neighborhood institutions in urban settings.

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Elizabeth Frost, Senior Legal Research and Writing Professor

Elizabeth Frost earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was managing editor of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law.  Before joining Oregon Law, she practiced with the firm Sidley Austin in both Los Angeles and Chicago, focusing on commercial real estate.

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Megan McAlpin, Senior Legal Research and Writing Professor, Director of Academic Excellence

Megan McAlpin is the Immediate Past President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).  Professor McAlpin has worked on major committees for both ALWD and the Legal Writing Institute.  She chaired the Conference Committee for ALWD’s 2017 national conference.

McAlpin is author of a book on writing, Beyond the First Draft: Editing Strategies for Powerful Legal Writing (Carolina Academic Press 2014). She also writes columns for The Legal Writer in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin.

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Teaching Assistants

An integral part of LSAC PLUS Online is access to current Oregon Law students who act as teaching assistants, providing guidance and feedback throughout the program.

Kaitlyn Lindaman

Kaitlyn Lindaman (she/her/hers) is a rising 3L at Oregon Law. Kaitlyn is originally from Winona, Minnesota, and completed her undergraduate degree in environmental studies from Macalester College. She enjoys running, skiing, getting outdoors, and tending to her outdoor garden as her cat roams around.

Jess Mason

Jess Mason is a rising 2L at the University of Oregon School of Law interested in sports & entertainment and employment law. Jess is originally from Pueblo, Colorado, and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado Boulder. Outside of law school, Jess enjoys watching and playing sports, especially soccer, and spending time with her nephews.

Guest Lecturers

Chris Esparza
Chris Esparza, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership Development

Chris Esparza (he/him/his) serves as the Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership Development here at the School of Law. In his role, he is helping lead the law school’s collaborative effort to develop, implement, and support programs and services that promote inclusive leadership, community and belonging, and discussions of equity and justice within and outside the classroom.
 

Elizabeth Steele Hutchison, Zoom Stylist at Work from Home University, LLC
Elisabeth Steele Hutchison, is a Zoom Stylist at Work from Home University, LLC (www.wfhuniv.com) She has been teaching folkx (mostly lawyer-types) how to Zoom like broadcasters since 2020.  She is an experienced online teacher, the director of admissions at the University of Hawai’i Law School, and a huge fan of Room Rater on Twitter @RateMySkypeRoom. Elisabeth previously worked in The White House and at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. She is an alumna of Carleton College and the Yale Law School.

 

Russell McClain, Law School Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and Director, Academic Achievement Program at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Russell McClain is a Law School Professor, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and Director of the Academic Achievement Program at the University of Maryland Carey Law School.  His scholarship looks at implicit bias and stereotype threat in law school.  His new book with West Academic Press, called The Guide to Belonging in Law School, is a mini-law school immersion course.

Lorelei Craig, Associate Director for Career Planning and Professional Development

Lorelei Craig joined the University of Oregon School of Law as Associate Director for Career Planning and Professional Development after fourteen years of legal practice. Lorelei graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004, and is licensed to practice in Oregon, California, and New York. Active in the community, Lorelei is Chair-Elect of the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section, Vice-Chair of Lane County Women Lawyers, and a member of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association and the Lane County Bar Association.

 

This project received funding from the Law School Admission Council, Inc. (LSAC). The opinions and conclusions contained in this document are the opinions and conclusions of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of LSAC.