Alicia Thesing, JD ’00, has been appointed director of the Legal Research and Writing Program, taking over from Jeanne Merino, JD ’86, who retired from Stanford Law this year but continues as a lecturer in residence. Prior to stepping into this role, Thesing was a supervising attorney and lecturer in the Environmental Law Clinic where she trained second- and third-year law students in litigating environmental matters at all levels from state superior court to the Supreme Court of the United States. SL