Rebecca Ivanoff serves as Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development at the University of Oregon School of Law. In that role, she leads a team of professionals dedicated to supporting students and graduates in the pursuit of their unique career goals.
Dean Ivanoff began her career as a business litigator with Miller Nash, LLP in Portland, Oregon, before joining the Lane County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney. As a prosecutor, she specialized in domestic violence cases and later carried a major crimes caseload while managing the Juvenile Department. During law school, she clerked for the Hardcore Gang Unit in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office and worked as an extern for the Honorable Charles M. Zennaché.
In addition to her work at the law school, Dean Ivanoff serves as a pro tem judge for the Lane County Circuit Court. She is a past Chair of the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section’s Executive Committee and holds leadership roles with the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) and various state bar committees.