"Excellence through knowledge, Achievement through Commitment"
Chief Executive Officer / President
Dean O’Connell is the founder of the Law School and has been a
practicing attorney and a law school professor since 1982. From his law
practice, as a litigator, Dean O’Connell brings knowledge and expertise in
business organization and operation. He has been associated with various law
schools for over twenty-five years. He has been instrumental in the creation of
the academic program at the school. Dean O’Connell designed and developed the
Master of Arts in Law Degree. He co-designed the L.L.M in taxation program.
Dien Da Dinh
Vice President Planning
is a licensed real estate broker in the United States and a graduate of
Southern California College of Law. Mr. Dinh also has a law degree under the
French system of law. He has been instrumental in the planning and development
of the school curriculum and facilities. His contributions have enabled the
Board to develop long range plans for facility expansion. He has an extensive
background in business and legal education. Mr. Dinh co-designed and developed the
LL.M. in Taxation program.
Chief Financial Officer / Vice-President for Finance & Administration
Dean O’Connell holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Accountancy, Bachelor of Science
Degree in Law, Master of Arts in Law Degree and a Jurisprudence Doctorate in
Law Degree She had variety of Administrative experience and had worked experience from both Government and Private sector. She provides input
and insights as to the enhancement and development of the academic programs of
Pacific West College of Law. She initiated and launched the MOCK BABY BAR PROGRAM at Pacific West.