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Robin Maness

Robin Maness

Associate Dean of Development, Alumni Relations and Continuing Legal Education

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Telephone: (213) 821-3570
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: ATT 340

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Robin Maness oversees the development and alumni relations team for the USC Gould School of Law. She leads all fundraising and alumni engagement efforts and is responsible for the school’s strategic goals and priorities through individual, corporate and foundation giving.  Maness also oversees the continuing legal education programs at Gould.
 
Prior to joining USC Gould, Maness served over 10 years at Southern Methodist University in a variety of roles most recently as the Executive Director of Principal Gifts overseeing all fundraising efforts of the schools and units. In addition, she held key positions planning and producing events for the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney Studios as well as lead development roles for Anaheim Memorial Hospital, Opera Pacific, and Chapman University.
 
Maness holds a BA in Communications with a minor in Music and an MS in Human Resources Management from Chapman University.   

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

ABA Journal
July 18, 2018
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr was cited for his recent editorial on his experience taking the California bar exam much later in life in order to practice law in another state. "It’s not like you can test lawyerly competence among 20 topics any better than with 10 topics," Kerr commented. "It just requires more time memorizing, and it’s not obvious what that has to do with lawyerly ability.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
May, 2018

"Blindspot: Faith-Based Discrimination and the Misinterpretation of Sherbert v. Verner," Conference on Law, Religion and Complicity, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Jonathan Barnett
May, 2018

"The Great Patent Grab", The Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Scott Altman
May, 2018

"Parental Control Rights." In Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law, edited by Elizabeth Brake & Lucinda Ferguson. New York: Oxford Univerity Press, 2018.