Lydia Liberio, Esq. LLM MCIArb MBA PMP RMP CFEExperienced civil litigation attorney, mediator, arbitrator, professor and content developer for complex corporate, employment, insurance, real estate and family matters in mediation, arbitration, litigation, and administrative agency settings. Certified risk manager, fraud examiner, agile project and program manager with in-house legal department management and contract compliance experience. Inspiring program chair, professor/mentor and curriculum designer for law, paralegal, criminal justice, criminology, business, and project management. Specialized Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) background: USC LLM in ADR; SCMA Mentor Program; Cal. Lawyers for Arts DRPA cert; US EEOC & L.A. County Dept. of Consumer & Business Affairs Pro Bono Mediator; LASC Family and Probate DSO (Daily Settlement Officer); LASC Judge Pro Tem Panel for Family Tier 2, Collections/Limited Civil, Small Claims, Unlawful Detainer, and Traffic cases; and California State Bar Special Master (Criminal Law).
Abraham Lincoln University
TitleAssociate Dean of Academic Affairs
As the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA), I serve as a leader and champion in the areas of academic support, faculty development, and curricular innovation reporting to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) and updating the VP and President. Role responsibilities also include: leadership, management, and oversight of all academic affairs, including but not limited to: maintenance, revision, or deletion of curriculum, courses, sequences of courses and programs of study offered by the University; all managerial activities related to university curriculum (including periodic assessments, required reporting, and accreditation/licensure requirements); and the support of faculty and students in the delivery of that curriculum (including undergraduate and graduate academic advising, student performance reviews and discipline, grade appeals, and other ADR/problem resolution). As ADAA, in collaboration with the CAO, am also responsible for overseeing student orientation and retention efforts; assisting the Assoc. Dean for Accreditation and Compliance (ADAC) to ensure outstanding service to faculty, staff, and students; supervising Student Services staff. Collaboratively with the ADAC, I jointly supervise office support staff, and collaborate with the President, CAO, Dean of School of Law and other institutional personnel in strategic planning and general management of academic affairs. I coordinate, oversee, and assess Academic Support programs and processes for the JD and University Programs; serve as main point of contact for all student-facing academic and academic support communications; and mentor as academic advisor to students in the JD, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice and Business Administration programs.