Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha, Dean, Pepperdine University School of Law and former Judge of the United States Court of Appeal, 10th Circuit
Hon. Tacha was appointed by President Reagan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit where she served as a circuit judge from 1986-2011. She served as Chief Judge from January 2001 through 2007. She was appointed Dean of the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2011.