» Contact Us

Our career services team includes Susie Park, Kristen Spada O'BrienStella Lim, and Andrew Sohn. In addition, our office assists employers with their recruitment needs and develops new job opportunities locally and abroad for students and alumni.

We are located on the third floor of Kennedy Hall in the Center for Student Engagement.

photo of Susie  Park, Esq.

Susie Park, Esq.

Assistant Dean for Career Services
Kennedy Hall, Third Floor, Center for Student Engagement
(714) 628-2626
A native of Southern California, Dean Park graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in English and then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the USC Gould School of Law. As a law student, she served as a legal writing fellow and editor of the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. Following law school, Dean Park worked as a corporate associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP and McDermott Will & Emery LLP where she focused her work on mergers and acquisitions and finance transactions. She then worked as a freelance attorney in Los Angeles and Orange County. Prior to joining the Chapman Fowler School of Law, Dean Park served as the Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development at Whittier Law School. Her current duties as Assistant Dean include overall administration of the Career Services Office; counseling students and alumni; maintaining and establishing relationships with employers; and acting as a liaison between students, alumni and employers.
photo of Kristen O'Brien, Esq.

Kristen Spada O'Brien, Esq.

Assistant Director of Career Services
Kennedy Hall, Third Floor, Center for Student Engagement
(714) 628-2648
Kristen Spada O’Brien was born and raised in Southern California, graduated magna cum laude from UCLA with a B.A. in Business Economics and earned her J.D. from UCLA Law. At UCLA Law, Kristen was a Writing Advisor in the Lawyering Skills Clinical Program, working for the Director of the program. Kristen also served as a volunteer in UCLA Law’s El Centro Legal Clinics, working for three years in the Landlord-Tenant Clinic with the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles in Santa Monica. Throughout her career, Kristen has practiced at national, midsize, and boutique firms defending Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and individuals in areas including employment litigation, commercial litigation, OSHA compliance, white collar criminal defense, and government investigations. Kristen also worked as a volunteer law clerk with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office while at UCLA Law. She is actively involved in the Orange County Bar Association.
photo of Stella Lim, Esq.

Stella Lim, Esq.

Assistant Director of Career Services
Kennedy Hall, Third Floor, Center for Student Engagement
(714) 628-2593
Stella Lim is from the Orange County area and earned her B.A. from UCLA and her J.D. from Whittier Law School. While at Whittier Law, Stella worked as a volunteer law clerk at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. After law school, she began her legal career serving as corporate counsel for a financial services corporation counseling, advising, and litigating matters in risk management, federal compliance, commercial and consumer lending, and employment. In 2020, Stella joined a special education law firm and advocated for students with disabilities, empowering families to ensure their children received an appropriate education. Stella is an active member of the Junior League of Orange County.
photo of Andrew Sohn

Andrew Sohn

Assistant Director of Career Services
Kennedy Hall, Third Floor, Center for Student Engagement
(714) 628-2537
Andrew W. Sohn is a Southern California native and graduated from the University of California, San Diego and Whittier Law School. During law school, he gained legal experience as a judicial extern and with legal employers in various fields, including family law, immigration law, criminal law, trusts and estates, and business litigation. As a practicing attorney, Andrew worked as a successful litigation associate at various boutique and mid-sized law firms throughout Southern California, focusing primarily on general civil litigation and complex insurance defense litigation matters. Andrew then started his own law practice with a business partner and served as outside general counsel specializing in business and corporate transactions for closely-held companies across various industries. Andrew was recognized as a top-rated business and corporate attorney by Super Lawyers (selected as a California Rising Star for 2020-2022, exemplifying his commitment to the knowledge of the law, professional work ethic, and advocacy on behalf of his clients). He is an active member of the Orange County Bar Association.