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Anthony Austin
Golden Gate University School of Law '11

Anthony Austin is currently clerking for Judge Diana Terry on the Colorado Court of Appeals. He received his J.D., with Highest Honors, from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2011, and his LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2012. Anthony served as a Panel Co-Chair for the 2010 California Water Law Symposium and as the Symposium Chair for the 2011 California Water Law Symposium. While earning his J.D. and LL.M., he worked for the Office of Regional Counsel at the EPA, Region VIII, Earthjustice’s Rocky Mountain and California regional offices, GGU's Environmental Law and Justice Clinic, Magistrate Judge Edward Chen in the Northern District of California, and the California Attorney General's Office in the Natural Resources Section. Anthony was also awarded the 2009 ABA Diversity Fellowship in Environmental Law. He was the President of GGU's Environmental Law Society, the 2010 Symposium Edition Editor for GGU's Environmental Law Journal, and a participant at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. Prior to law school, Anthony worked for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Washington, D.C., and volunteered at a sea turtle conservation project in Costa Rica called La Tortuga Feliz. He received his B.A. in 2006 from the University of California, San Diego.

Jason Fellner
University of San Francisco School of Law ’06
Jason Fellner is a business and litigation attorney at Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney in San Francisco.  He is an American Board of Trial Advocates (A.B.O.T.A.) Trial College Fellow and serves as a Commissioner on the City of Millbrae's Parks & Recreation Commission.  He co-chaired the 2006 California Water Law Symposium and has been a part of the Water Law Symposium’s growth since its inauguration in 2005.  Mr. Fellner is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law and the University of California, San Diego.  When he is not working, Mr. Fellner can be found surfing the waves at Ocean Beach and spending time with his family.

Josh Maltzer
UC Hastings College of the Law '09
Josh Maltzer earned his J.D. from U.C Hastings College of the Law in 2009.  During law school, Josh worked for the East Bay Municipal Utility District, where he focused on legal issues regarding water rights, transfers, administrative agency authority, and trends in prior water rights litigation.  He also interned in the Office of General Counsel at THX Ltd. and for the litigation department in the San Francisco City Attorney's Office. Prior to law school, Josh graduated from Tulane University, after which he went on to serve in AmeriCorps and found the relief agency, Joint Partnership for Antigua Cooperation in Antigua, Guatemala.  Josh chaired the 2009 water law symposium and has served as a trustee since February, 2009.  He originally hails from Sacramento, California.

Priscillia de Muizon
UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) '06
Priscillia de Muizon is an attorney at Coombs & Dunlap, LLP in Napa, California.  Her practice focuses on business, land use and real estate.  Priscillia was previously a research attorney at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, and an attorney at Morrison & Foerster in the Land Use and Environmental Law practice group.  She earned her J.D. in 2006 from Boalt Hall, where she served as an Articles Editor for the Ecology Law Quarterly and helped found the annual student-organized Water Law Symposium. Priscillia currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Napa Humane Society and the Project Committee of the Napa Land Trust.

Beth Koh
UC Hastings College of the Law '06
Beth Koh is an associate in Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP's environmental practice group. Koh has clerked for the Natural Resources Defense Council where she was involved with National Environmental Quality Act (NEPA) and Endangered Special Act (ESA) claims, worked on pesticide testing and mercury release issues, and assisted with wilderness preservation programs.  She also clerked for the California Office of the Attorney General in the Natural Resources Section, assisting in litigation for state agencies, such as the Department of Forestry, State Water Resources Control Board, Air Resources Board and Department of Pesticide Regulation. Koh earned her J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco (2007) and her B.A. in molecular and cellular biology from University of California, Berkeley (1997).  She is a member of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, California Native Grasslands Association, California Native Plant Society and California Oak Foundation.

Nell Green Nylen
UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) '12

Nell Green Nylen was a symposium co-chair for the 2012 California Water Law Symposium.  Currently, Nell is clerking for Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr., on the Colorado Supreme Court.  She received her JD (2012) from UC Berkeley School of Law and her BS (1996) and PhD (2005) in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University.  Prior to law school, she worked at the U.S. Geological Survey,  the Stanford Department of Maps and Records, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the California Academy of Sciences.  During law school, she greatly enjoyed working at the Center for Biological Diversity in San Francisco, California, and in the Environment, Land Law, and Natural Resources Sections of the California Attorney General's Office, Public Rights Division, in Oakland, California.  Nell was an Articles Editor for Ecology Law Quarterly (ELQ), a board member of the Berkeley Environmental Law Society (ELS), and an active member of Students for Economic and Environmental Justice (SEEJ). She aims to meld her science background and legal skills to help uphold and improve our nation's environmental laws and policies with the ultimate goals of achieving better environmental outcomes and promoting social justice.

Megan W. Poole
University of San Francisco School of Law '08
Megan graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law with the class of 2008 and was admitted to the State Bar of California later that year. Currently Megan is in private practice specializing in water and remediation issues. Before her studies at USF Megan was an environmental scientist consulting on water quality projects. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Michigan. Megan is originally from Piedmont, California.

Erin Stagg
UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) '07
Erin Stagg graduated from Boalt Hall in 2007 where she served as co-chair for the Third Annual California Water Law Symposium.  She continues to support the California Water Law Symposium.

Lucas Williams
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lucas Williams graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2008. He is currently an attorney at the Environmental Law & Justice Clinic, where he represents low-income and communities of color adversely affected by pollution. In law school, Lucas clerked for numerous public interest law firms, including Lawyers for Clean Water and the Center for Food Safety.


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