The Office of Career Management team partners with students, alumni, and employers to provide timely career information and resources. We seek to motivate our students and alumni towards a rewarding, self-directed job search in an increasingly global, dynamic, and complex marketplace. By creating a comfortable environment and utilizing technology, we provide programs and services to meet the collective and individual needs of a diverse population.
Location, Contact Information & Office Hours
Office of Career Management and Public Interest Law Career Services are located on the second floor of Bannan Hall.
During the academic year, our office hours are:
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Office of Career Management Staff
Vicki Huebner, Assistant Dean
Vicki Huebner provides career counseling and resume review with regard to all legal career opportunities for 1L, 1LE, 2L, 2LE, and 3LE students. Additionally, she is available to prepare you for the interviewing process by conducting mock interviews. She engages in a significant amount of employer outreach activities, plans career workshops, maintains relationships with the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), and oversees the reporting of employment statistics to NALP, the American Bar Association, US News and World Report, and the American Association of Law Schools.
Vicki was appointed as Assistant Dean for Law Career Management in August 2006. She is a seasoned career services professional with more than a decade of experience assisting students and graduates with all phases of career advising. Vicki is an active member of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) and is currently serving as NALP’s liaison to the American Bar Association’s General Practice Solo and Small Firm Division. She has also served in various other leadership roles within the association, and is active in local legal recruitment and bar associations.
Vicki earned both her J.D., cum laude, and B.A. degrees from Brigham Young University in Utah. As a student she participated in the Appellate Moot Court program and the Jessup Moot Court competition.
Prior to entering the career services profession, Vicki practiced law in Huntington Beach, California and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ronald M Holdaway of the United States Court of Veterans Appeals in Washington, DC. She is licensed to practice law in California.
Morgan Dain, Assistant Director of Law Career Development
Morgan has been actively involved in professional development, management and career strategy (academic and corporate) for almost 15 years. Identifying and implementing professional goals for success for both students and career professionals has been her focus and passion.
Starting out in corporate human resources and professional development, Morgan had significant exposure to employer outreach, employee relations, and management. Morgan transitioned into undergraduate career services, then into her current role working with law students, law graduates and legal professionals at Santa Clara University School of Law. Morgan’s areas of concentration include helping individuals assess their career goals, skills and value in order to implement effective strategies that will promote successful opportunities, conducting workshops and presentations to teach fundamental professional development skills, and extensive employer outreach within the legal and business industries.
Morgan is actively involved in legal professional organizations including the Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (BALRA) where she currently holds the title of President-Elect for the 2014 year, and will be transitioning into the role of President for the 2015 year.
Professional Organizations and Affiliations:
Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association (BALRA): President for the 2015 Board year, Technology Committee Board Liaison, Mentoring Committee member, President-Elect (2014), Programming Committee (Board Liaison 2014), Mini-Conference Co-Chair (April 2013).
Northern California Law School Consortium: Active Member.
MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Certified.
Christina Johnson, Program Coordinator for the Office of Career Management
In keeping with the vision of the goals and mission of the OCM office, Program Coordinator Christina Johnson is responsible for directing the use of a sophisticated online recruiting and employment management system (Symplicity), assisting in the coordination of all recruitment activities including large events and smaller forums, as well as, directly relating with employers and students. The Program Coordinator manages a very busy student service office and supervises a team of student assistants, to ensure a high level of customer service to students, staff, faculty, employers and alumni.
Lori Johnson, Interim Assistant Director for Law Graduate Employment
Lori Johnson has worked with the OCM in various roles since 2010, including as the Graduate Legal Employment Counselor from April 2014 to April 2015. Lori received her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and her undergraduate degree (B.S.) from Santa Clara University. Following law school, she worked for 2 years in banking in Seattle, Washington, before returning to California. Lori joined the then 4-attorney Legal Department at Intel and spent 13+ years there as in-house counsel. Since leaving Intel, she has worked as a consultant/contractor for several Silicon Valley companies, ranging from large tech companies to startups.
QuynhChi Nguyen, Interim Assistant Director for Law Graduate Employment
Prior to joining the OCM, QuynhChi was an associate in a San Francisco Bay Area law firm, where her practice focused on all aspects of complex litigation in the areas of patent, trade secrets, and antitrust. Before starting private practice, QuynhChi served as the judicial clerk for the Honorable Ramona V. Manglona of the United States District Court and the Honorable Robert C. Naraja of the Superior Court of the Northern Mariana Islands. QuynhChi also summered at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP, interned in-house at Applied Materials, Inc. and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. QuynhChi earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University and B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. During law school, she participated in the High Tech Law Journal, Honors Moot Court, and Giles Rich Patent Moot Court. QuynhChi is licensed to practice law in California.