The Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles


HLSA of Los Angeles Annual Officer and Director Elections

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location disclosed to this who wish to attend. Dial-in also available.
To attend or participate by phone, contact Marina Shvarts and/or Sabra Sellers via email at and by 5 p.m. on January 3, 2020.


The Harvard Law School Alumni Association of Los Angeles will hold its annual officer elections on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, from 6:30 to 8:00pm. The HLSA of LA is an active and committed group of HLS alumni that program social, cultural, and informational events including panel discussions addressing legal issues, networking happy hours, and art tours. Los Angeles area alumni of Harvard Law School are eligible to run for office and vote at that meeting. A dial-in option will be available.

Because of security issues, the HLSA of LA will provide the meeting location and dial-in information only to those who provide advance notice that they will participate.

The officer positions are listed below for the term of January 8, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  Once elected, these officers will automatically become members of the Association’s Board of Directors for the same term.



Vice President

Membership Co-Chairs:  Two positions

Communications Co-Chairs:  Two positions

Technology Co-Chairs:  Two positions

Liaison Co-Chairs: Two positions

Programming Chairs:

Co-Chairs, Happy Hours: Two positions

Co-Chairs, Speaker Events: Two positions

Co-Chairs, Public Interest Events: Two positions

Mentorship Co-Chairs:  Two positions

Referral Co-Chairs: Two positions

Diversity Co-Chairs: Two positions


Secretary Co-Chairs: Two positions


2019 HLSA Board

Sherry William, President

Byron Stier, Vice President

Jon Walls, Treasurer

Kelly Shapiro and Jon Walls, Diversity Co-Chairs

Jason Harrow and Melissa Mikail, Tech Co-Chairs

Steve Papkin, Steve Feldman, Anthony Gordon, and Rob Rader, Speaker Co-Chairs

Kelly Shapiro and Melissa Mikail, Communication Co-Chairs

Sabra Sellers and Marina Shvarts, Secretary Co-Chairs

Nader Rousta and Monica Mange Johnson, Mentorship Co-Chairs

Zach Elsea and Taylor Parks, Happy Hour Co-Chairs

Dave Thomas and Amber Melius, Liaison Co-chairs

Ryan Baker, Jaime Marquart, and Dennis Ardi, Marketing Co-Chairs

Lana Birbrair and Danielle Simmons, Public Interest Co-Chairs

Angela Sousa and Ariel Shpigel, Membership Co-Chairs





6:30PM Wed 8 Jan 2020 ( Timezone: Pacific )


Los Angeles, CA