Nancy L.N. McGinnis, J.D.
Director of Advocacy Programs and Advocacy
Advancement and Assistant Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
Suburban mom and community volunteer turned lawyer, Professor McGinnis, a faculty member since 1988, taught Legal Research and Writing and Honors Appellate Advocacy for over twenty years. From 2002-2006, she was Associate Dean for Advancement, Alumni, and Public Affairs. She now serves as Director of Advocacy Programs and Advocacy Advancement, leading Pepperdine’s nationally acclaimed moot court program. Although a child of the ‘60s, Professor McGinnis remembers graduating from then-fledgling California State University, Fullerton in 1968 with a bachelor of arts in English.