Phi Alpha Delta

Phi Alpha Delta

Phi Alpha Delta is a professional law fraternity

Phi Alpha Delta's purpose is to promote the interests of the legal profession. Members include university students, lawyers, judges, senators, Supreme Court Justices, and former US Presidents. PAD meets twice a month during the Fall and Spring semesters, with additional meetings for special events. Any Fresno State student is welcome to join. For more information on the national organization, go to:

For more information on the Fresno State Chapter:


Twitter: @PADFresno

Instagram: @fresnostatepad

Facebook: Pad Fresno Pre Law

PAD Officers

Athena Niayesh

Position: President 

Major(s): Criminology Law Enforcement and Philosophy Pre-Law

Legal Interest: Prosecuting White Collar Crime

Points of Pride: Smittcamp Family Honors College Scholar, College of Social Sciences: Criminology Honors Scholar, Member of Fresno State's Moot Court team, and Member of Fresno State’s Mock Trial team 

Rawan Abuelreich

Position: Vice President 

Major(s): Criminology Law Enforcement and Political Science 

Legal Interest: Criminal and International Law

Points of Pride: Criminology Research Assistant, Legal Studies Certificate, Member of Fresno State's Mock Trial team, Member of Fresno State's American Criminal Justice Association 

Alysa Mo 

Position: Secretary

Major: Business Administration Management major with a Public Health minor

Legal Interest: Healthcare Management Law

Points of Pride: National Society of Collegiate Scholars, President's List 2016-17 academic year

Farah Oweimer

Position: Treasurer 

Major(s): Accounting and Business Administration 

Legal Interest: Law School 

Points of Pride: Being a Phi Alpha Delta Officer  


Faculty Advisor: Dr. James Rocha, Assistant Professor of Philosophy <>