USC Gould School of Law
Jewish Law Students Association
2021-2022 Leadership
Hannah Berookhim
Vice PresidentHometown: Los Angeles
Born and raised in Los Angeles, I studied comparative literature and Iranian studies at UCLA. I have always been passionate about on-campus Jewish life and am very excited to be involved at USC.
Zachary Goldman
Academic DirectorHometown: Philadelphia
Zachary grew up in Philadelphia, PA and graduated from Vanderbilt University. He worked in the finance and technology industries for a number of years prior to attending law school.
Omeed Hakimianpour
Treasurer Hometown: LOS ANGELES
I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I went to undergrad at UCLA where I majored in history. I took. A gap year working for family before going to USC Gould.
Evan Jacobi
Vice PresidentHometown: Los Angeles
Born and raised in Los Angeles, I attended UCLA for undergrad and switched over to the better LA school for law school. I’m heavily involved in the jewish community in LA and would love to help people as much as I can.
Paul Schuman
Co-PresidentHometown: Pleasantville, NY
I grew up in Pleasantville New York in Westchester County about 45 minutes outside of New York City. As an undergraduate, I attended the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University where I was actively involved in Jewish life. After spending two years in the working world, I decided to attend the USC Gould School of Law and I am super excited to head the Jewish Law Student Association this year!
Zachary Thurm
Vice President Hometown: New York

I graduated from a Talmudic college and then lived in Israel for three years teaching and lecturing on Jewish Talmud and thought.

Jacob Wasser
Co-PresidentHometown: Ocean
I am an incoming 2L at USC and did my Undergraduate Degree at the University of Miami, Double Majoring in Political Science and Economics. I am from Ocean, New Jersey and enjoy, hiking, surfing and reading. I served as a 1L representative last year and am so excited continue my time with JLSA as Co-President.
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