Jenny Homer joined Whittier Law School as Academic Services Director in 2011. From 2008-2011, Ms. Homer was the Graduate Teaching Fellow in Academic Development and an adjunct faculty member at Golden Gate University School of Law. At Golden Gate, she instructed two mandatory legal skills and bar preparation classes: first year course, Legal Analysis, and third year course, Practical Legal Writing. In addition, Ms. Homer did of counsel pro bono work for a South San Francisco based non-profit organization.
Ms. Homer graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Environmental Analysis and Design from the University of California, Irvine. Ms. Homer received her juris doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law where she received a merit based scholarship, the Women’s Endowed Law Scholarship and was both a peer mentor and an executive officer for the Student Bar Association. She has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2008.
Kathleen Schandler is a Graduate Fellow in Academic Support for the Law School. She received her J.D. degree cum laude from Chapman University School of Law. Ms. Schandler earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law and a minor in Law and Society from the University of California, San Diego. While a student at Chapman Law, she served as a Dean’s Fellow for Legal Research and Writing, participated in the Alona Cortese Elder Law Clinic and served as Student Ambassador to the law school. Following law school and prior to joining the Academic Support Program at Whittier Law School, she was in private practice focusing on Family Law.
Heather Seigler joined the Whittier Law School Academic Support Program in 2011 as an Academic Support Program Fellow after graduating from Whittier Law School magna cum laude in the spring. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Columbia University. While a student at Whittier, Ms. Seigler served as a teaching assistant for several classes and was Associate Editor of Law Review. Through the Academic Support Program, her goal is to share her enthusiasm for legal education with the hope that her students enjoy their time in law school just as much as she did.
Heather is a longtime competitive athlete. She played Division I college softball while at Columbia University and now competes in local 5K and 10K races and is an avid snowboarder.