Adjunct

Gary Alexander

Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
(415) 422-5131

Assistant Professor Gary Alexander received his A.B. degree in Biology from Harvard University in 1988. He received his J.D. from the University of...

Education:

AB, Harvard University | JD, University of San Francisco

Eric Anderson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 764-2766

Eric Anderson leads the San Francisco Bay Area state and local tax practice of WTAS. He focuses on income tax planning and compliance, sales and use...

Education:

BA, Business Administration and Accounting, University of Washington | JD, University of Washington | LLM, New York University

Courses:

Tax LLM: State and Local Taxation

Robert Arns

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Robert S. Arns has practiced trial and appellate law in San Francisco since 1975, specializing in serious injury or death arising...

Education:

BA, UC Santa Barbara | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Trial Practice: Civil Litigation

William Bernstein

Adjunct Professor
(415) 956-1000

A leader in the plaintiffs’ bar in the fields of antitrust and consumer protection law, William Bernstein has managed complex civil class action...

Education:

BA, University of Pennsylvania | JD, University of San Francisco

Laurence Blau

Adjunct Professor
(415) 982-3200

Laurence A. Blau is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law, certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal...

Education:

BA, UC Santa Barbara | JD, University of San Francisco | LLM, University of Florida

Courses:

Tax LLM: Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates

Thomas Brandi

Adjunct Professor
(415) 989-1800

Adjunct Professor Thomas J. Brandi has tried cases to verdict in 17 jurisdictions and has obtained numerous jury verdicts ranging from $1 million to...

Education:

BA, San Jose State University | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Trial Practice: Civil Litigation

Thomas Brooks

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Thomas D. Brooks spent a 37-year career in banking law at two San Francisco law firms and the Bank of America. In that time, he worked on a wide...

Education:

AB, University of Michigan | JD, University of Michigan | MA, University of Michigan

Courses:

Innovation, Instability & Regulation: Legal Aspects of Modern Financial Institutions

Henry Brown

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2801

Assistant Professor Henry Brown has taught at numerous law schools, including Stanford Law School and UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. Brown is...

Education:

BA, Auburn University | JD, University of San Francisco

Expertise:

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Trial Advocacy

Courses:

Law & Literature

Brian Budds

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6842

Assistant Professor Brian Budds is a practicing attorney and a nurse practitioner. His clinical background includes extensive work in HIV care,...

Education:

BA, Fordham University | BS, Oregon Health Sciences University | MS, UC San Francisco | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Health Law, Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Informatics, Legal and Historical Foundation of Simulation Education, Applied Data Analysis, Healthcare Informatics, Scholarly Communication, Legal and Risk Management in Administrative Practice, Qualifying Project, Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes, Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes, DNP Project, Practicum I: Micro-System, Practicum II Focus: MicroSystem, Practicum III: Meso-System, Practicum IV: Macro-System, Practicum V: Synthesis Integrated and Complex Organizations, DNP Residency

Edward Bull III

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Edward M. Bull III is a named partner with the law firm of Banning Micklow & Bull LLP, where he specializes in maritime injury...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Maritime Law

Donald Carroll

Adjunct Professor
(415) 362-0241

Adjunct Professor Donald C. Carroll is engaged in the private practice of labor, employment and ERISA law. He serves as president of the Law Offices...

Education:

JD, University of San Francisco | LLM, Georgetown University

Courses:

Labor Law

Jerry Coleman

Adjunct Professor
(415) 272-4917

Jerry Coleman retired July 1, 2014, after 35 years as an assistant district attorney in the City and County of San Francisco. His most recent...

Education:

AB, Stanford University | JD, UC Davis

Courses:

Criminal Externship

Roger Cook

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Roger Cook is a partner in the firm of Kilpatrick Townsend. Cook has specialized in patent infringement litigation for more than 40...

Education:

BA, Ohio Wesleyan University | JD, University of Michigan

Dominic Daher

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5124

Dominic L. Daher is the director of internal audit and tax compliance for the University of San Francisco. In May 2005, Mr. Daher garnered USF law...

Education:

BA, University of Missouri-Columbia | MAcc, University of Missouri-Columbia | JD, Washington University | LLM, New York University

Courses:

Tax LLM: Accounting for Lawyers, Accounting for Lawyers

Dolores Dalton

Adjunct Professor
(510) 334-5822

Dolores Bastian Dalton’s practice emphasizes insurance and bad faith litigation for insurers and policyholders, federal practice, and appeals. She...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, University of San Francisco School of Law

Michael Dergosits

Adjunct Professor
(415) 705-6381

Since 1993, Mr. Dergosits has taught patent law as an adjunct professor of patent law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. In 2005, he...

Education:

BA, Cornell University | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Patent Law

Andrew Dilworth

Adjunct Professor
(415) 433-1900

Adjunct Professor Dilworth is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Cooper, White & Cooper LLP, where he has practiced since 1995....

Education:

BA, Northwestern University | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Legal Ethics

Richard Doyle Jr.

Adjunct Professor
(925) 295-1805

Richard Doyle was trained in intellectual property as a technical law clerk to the Honorable Giles S. Rich of the Court of Appeals for the Federal...

Education:

BS, Creighton University | JD, University of San Francisco

Adrian Driscoll

Adjunct Professor
(415) 788-1900

Adjunct Professor Adrian Driscoll is a senior counsel in the San Francisco office of Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney. In his over 30 years of...

Education:

BS, UC Davis | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

California Civil Discovery

James Ellis

Adjunct Professor
(415) 706-4964

Jim Ellis specializes in tax, estate planning, charitable giving, and trust and estate administration for wealthy individuals and families. He began...

Education:

BS, Michigan State University | JD, Indiana University

Noga Firstenberg

Teaching Scholar
(415) 422-6842

Noga Firstenberg is an Academic Fellow at the University of San Francisco School of Law. She first clerked for Judge Edward J. Davila of the U.S....

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, Harvard University

Stanley Gibson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Stanley Gibson has practiced maritime law for more than 35 years and is one of the leading maritime attorneys on the West Coast. He...

Education:

BA, Stanford University | JD, UC Berkeley

Courses:

Maritime Law

Gregory Gilchrist

Adjunct Professor

Greg Gilchrist has successfully represented a wide range of clients, including small scale to Fortune 500 companies in litigation, trials and appeals...

Education:

JD, University of Michigan Law School | BA, University of Michigan

David Greene

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

David Greene is a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He has significant experience litigating First Amendment issues in...

Education:

BS, Lehigh University | JD, Duke University

Courses:

Law of News Gathering & Reporting

Paul Harris

Adjunct Professor

After graduating Boalt Hall, Paul Harris clerked for a federal judge. He co-founded the San Francisco Community Law Collective, which was a multi-...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

D. Peter Harvey

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor D. Peter Harvey is a partner with Harvey Siskind LLP and past counsel of the International Trademark Association. He has practiced...

Education:

BA, Cornell University | JD, Yale University

Richard Heafey

Adjunct Professor
(510) 919-9700

Adjunct Professor Richard J. Heafey is co-chairman of the ABA subcommittee on Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product and is a past member of the...

Education:

BS, Santa Clara University | LLB, University of Michigan

Edward Heidig

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Edward G. Heidig is a senior tax attorney with the Tax Appeals Assistance Program. Previously, he served as chief deputy director for the Department...

Education:

California Tax Appeals Assistance Program

Adam Hofmann

Adjunct Professor

Adam Hofmann is senior counsel with Hanson Bridgett LLP, in San Francisco. Adam represents state and municipal agencies in writs and appeals, eminent...

Education:

BA, Canisius College | JD, University of San Francisco

Kimberly Irish

Adjunct Professor
(415) 834-0100 x320

Kimberly Irish serves as a program manager at OneJustice, where she leads the organization’s statewide Healthy Nonprofits Program. Kim is responsible...

Education:

BA, UC Davis | JD, University of San Francisco

Hon. Teri Jackson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 551-4020

Adjunct Professor Teri L. Jackson is the first African-American woman to serve as a superior court judge in San Francisco. She has extensive...

Education:

BA, UC Santa Cruz | JD, Georgetown University

Morris Jacobson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson was raised primarily in Oklahoma and Texas.  He received his BA degree in Political Science from...

Education:

JD, Hastings College of the Law | BA, University of Oklahoma

Imran Khaliq

Adjunct Professor
(415) 596-6519

Imran Khaliq is a partner at Arent Fox LLP and has worked for national and international law firms for over ten years as a litigator and technology...

Education:

JD, University of San Francisco | BS, UC Los Angeles

Courses:

Patent Licensing & Monetization

Thomas Klitgaard

Adjunct Professor
(415) 397-2700

Adjunct Professor Thomas Klitgaard, an attorney at Dillingham & Murphy, LLP, San Francisco, focuses his practice on East Asian commercial and...

Education:

AB, University of San Francisco | LLB, UC Berkeley

Robin Klomparens

Adjunct Professor
(916) 920-5286

Robin Klomparens is a partner in the law firm of Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP.  Ms. Klomparens specializes in income, estate...

Education:

BS, University of Florida | BA, University of Florida | JD, University of Miami | LLM in Taxation, University of Miami

Bikku Kuruvila

Teaching Scholar

Bikku Kuruvila is a visiting scholar at the University of San Francisco School of Law. He has also worked for a former deputy majority whip of the...

Education:

BA (Honors), Stanford University | JD, Cornell University | MRP, Cornell University

Courses:

Local and State Government Law, Business Law

Carol Langford

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Carol Langford is a lawyer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in giving advice on legal ethics and discipline to...

Education:

BA, San Diego State University | JD, University of San Francisco

Michael Larkin

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Michael J. Larkin supervises the Tax Appeals Assistance Program Sales and Use Tax clinic (TAAPSUT). TAAPSUT operates as a pro-bono legal clinic where...

Education:

BA, California State University, Long Beach | JD, Chapman University

Courses:

Tax LLM: California Tax Appeals Assistance Program

Clyde Leland

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor Clyde Leland is head of Leland Communications in Berkeley. For 20 years, he has taught public speaking and legal writing for law...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, Boston University

Frank Lindh

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Frank R. Lindh currently serves as general counsel of the California Public Utilities Commission. Lindh has practiced law in the...

Education:

BA, Pennsylvania State University | MSW, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | JD, Georgetown University

Courses:

Energy Law

Gary Loeb

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Gary is General Counsel at Counsyl.  Prior to joining Counsyl, Gary was VP, IP at Genentech and General Counsel, SVP at Amyris.  Although Gary’s...

Education:

BA, Stanford University | BS, Stanford University | JD, Columbia University

Michael London

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Following his service as a trial lawyer for 26 years with the specialty of construction law, business, and real property issues, Mike London joined...

Education:

BSce, Santa Clara University | MSce, Stanford University | JD, Santa Clara University

Courses:

Legal Ethics

David Longinotti

Adjunct Professor

David Longinotti is chair of Hanson Bridgett LLP’s 30-attorney real estate section. He specializes in complex real estate secured transactions and...

Education:

BA, Rutgers University | MA, Rutgers University | JD, USF School of Law

James Lowy

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Jim Lowy recently retired as a principal in the Joint Ventures and Partnership Tax Consulting Group of the National Tax Department of Ernst &...

Education:

BS, University of Pennsylvania | MBA, UC Los Angeles | JD, UC Los Angeles

James Madison

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor James R. Madison practiced law in San Francisco until becoming a full-time dispute resolution neutral in 1996. He has more than 35...

Education:

BS, Stanford University | LLB, Stanford University

John Maloney

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor John Maloney has practiced law for more than 25 years, primarily specializing in sports law. For the majority of his career, he has...

Education:

BA, University of San Francisco | JD, University of San Francisco

Suzanne Mawhinney

Research Librarian and Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Suzanne Mawhinney is a research librarian at the Dorraine Zief Law Library at the USF School of Law, where she provides research...

Education:

BA, Chapman University | MLIS, San Jose State University | JD, Emory University

Courses:

Tax LLM: Taxation Research

Eva McComas

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Eva McComas has extensive experience in the area of employee benefits, with a focus on the requirements of ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code...

Education:

LLM, Georgetown University | JD, Washington and Lee University | BA, Marshall University

Donald Meyer

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Donald Meyer joined the San Francisco office of Graham and James in 1971 after serving in the Peace Corps in Seoul, Korea. Meyer...

Education:

AB, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

Courses:

Innovation, Instability & Regulation: Legal Aspects of Modern Financial Institutions

Charles Middlekauff

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Charles Middlekauff is an attorney at Pacific Gas and Electric for the past 22 years. He has worked in a number of different areas including ten...

Education:

JD, UC Berkeley | BA, Brown University

Thomas Moses

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Thomas J. Moses is senior counsel at the San Francisco firm of Brydon, Hugo & Parker. His current practice focuses on the...

Education:

BS, Long Beach State University | JD, McGeorge School of Law

Courses:

Insurance Law

Hon. Gary Nadler

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Hon. Gary Nadler, adjunct professor, teaches extensive judicial continuing education for California judges and is a faculty member at Bernard E....

Education:

BA, State University of New York at Buffalo | JD, University of San Francisco

Courses:

Applied Evidence

Paul Naik

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Paul Naik is vice president of intellectual property at Genentech. After practicing patent law at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, he joined...

Education:

BA (Dual major, Biology & Chemistry), California State University, San Bernardino | PhD, UC San Francisco | JD, Harvard University | LLM, King's College, London

Thomas Onda

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Thomas A. Onda is intellectual property counsel at Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco and was a former student of Professor J...

Education:

BA, Northwestern University | JD, University of San Francisco

Joseph Piasta II

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Joseph A. Piasta II is partner at O'Brien, Watters, and Davis, LLP of Santa Rosa. He has been a trial lawyer since 1977, practicing...

Education:

BA, University of San Francisco | JD, University of San Francisco | LLM, George Washington University

Courses:

California Civil Discovery

David Raynor

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

David Raynor is founder and principal at Accelerate Legal, Inc., a San Francisco law firm that provides legal services to startups, entrepreneurs,...

Education:

BA, Antioch College | JD, University of San Francisco

Barbara Rhomberg

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor Barbara Rhomberg represents nonprofit organizations and their charitable donors on tax, trust, and corporate matters, including...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, Stanford University

Courses:

Nonprofit Organizations

Anie Roche

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Anie is a life sciences attorney with significant experience in providing legal support for the development and commercialization of therapeutic...

Education:

B.Pharm, University of Bombay | PhD, University of Minnesota | JD, University of Minnesota

Richard Roos-Collins

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor Richard Roos-Collins is the principal in the Water and Power Law Group PC, based in Berkeley. Since 1991, he has represented...

Education:

BA, Princeton University | JD, Harvard University

Expertise:

Water Resources Law and Policy

Kevin Ryan

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Kevin Ryan is a widely respected trial attorney, judge, advisor, and manager with more than 20 years experience addressing criminal...

Education:

BA, Dartmouth University | JD, University of San Francisco

Lee Ryan

Co-Director of the Library and Adjunct Professor of Law
(415) 422-2253

Adjunct Professor Lee Ryan is Co-Director at USF's Dorraine Zief Law Library, where she provides research advice assistance to students and faculty....

Education:

BA, Yale University | JD, Yale University | MLIS, UC Berkeley

Courses:

International Advocacy and Research

Francis Scarpulla

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Francis Scarpulla, a nearly 50-year veteran of the San Francisco antitrust bar, primarily specializes in antitrust law and class actions. He...

Education:

JD, UC Hastings | BA, UC Berkeley

John Shafer

Reference Librarian and Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2240

Adjunct Professor John Shafer is a reference and instruction librarian at the Dorraine Zief Law Library at the USF School of Law. After graduating...

Education:

BA, California State University, Sonoma | JD, University of San Francisco | MLIS, UC Berkeley

Craig Shaltes

Adjunct Professor
(916) 215-4440

Mr. Shaltes has worked in California state income tax appeals since 1993. Prior to that, he spent six years in private practice, mainly in civil...

Education:

BA, California State University, Sacramento | JD, University of the Pacific | LLM, University of the Pacific

Courses:

Tax LLM: California Tax Appeals Assistance Program

Sandra Shapiro

Adjunct Professor
(650) 652-4583

Adjunct Professor Sandra Shapiro specializes in business and complex civil litigation. She clerked for the Honorable Raymond Peters of the California...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

Russell Stanaland

Adjunct Professor
(415) 781-4000

Russell Stanaland is a practicing attorney and certified public accountant. He represents clients in tax controversies and civil litigation. He also...

Education:

BS, University of Florida | MS Taxation, Golden Gate University | JD, Golden Gate University | LLM, New York University

Courses:

Tax LLM: Foreign Taxation I

Patrick Stodel

Adjunct Professor

Patrick Stodel is an accountant and lawyer by training with a decade of experience in public accounting and industry, with a focus on international...

Education:

BS, UC Berkeley | JD, University of San Francisco

Albert Stoll Jr

Adjunct Professor
(415) 762-0039

In his 20 years of law practice, Albert Stoll, Jr has handled more than 40 jury trials. This experience, combined with a commitment to ethics and...

Education:

JD, Golden Gate University | BA, UC Santa Barbara

Nicholas Subias

Adjunct Professor
(415) 598-9240

Nicholas Subias has extensive litigation and regulatory experience. He practiced general commercial litigation for more than 10 years, representing...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, Stanford University

Jessica Therkelsen

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Jessica Morreale Therkelsen specializes in public international law, international human rights and international refugee law. In...

Education:

BA, UC Irvine | JD, University of San Francisco

Expertise:

International Human Rights Law, International Law

Courses:

International Advocacy and Research

Tim Treichelt

Professor of California Tax Appeals Assistance Program
(916) 956-2754

Tim Treichelt is a senior tax counsel with the California State Board of Equalization (BOE), preparing and reviewing briefs, legal memoranda, and...

Education:

BS, UC Berkeley | JD, University of the Pacific

Abigail Trillin

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Abigail Trillin is the executive director of Legal Services for Children (LSC) in San Francisco. Prior to become executive director, Abigail was the...

Education:

JD, New York University | BA, Yale University

Deborah Wald

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Deborah Wald is the founder of the Wald Law Group, specializing in family formation, adoption, divorce, and dissolution legal...

Education:

BA, University of Massachusetts | JD, Northeastern University

Steven Walker

Adjunct Professor
(408) 295-5800

Steven L. Walker is a tax attorney in Silicon Valley, and his firm specializes in civil and criminal tax controversy law involving both federal and...

Education:

BS, UC Davis | JD, University of the Pacific | LLM in Taxation, University of the Pacific

Courses:

Tax LLM: Tax Fraud, Crimes and Investigation

Matt White

Adjunct Professor
(415) 226-4040

Adjunct Professor Matt White is a mediator with Resolution Remedies and a partner of Monty White LLP, a civil litigation law firm in San Rafael. He...

Education:

BA, UC Santa Cruz | JD, UC Hastings

Expertise:

Ethics, Mediation

Courses:

Mediation

Brandon Wiebe

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Brandon Wiebe is corporate counsel at Xtime, Inc. in Redwood City, a SaaS provider offering solutions to help auto dealerships increase customer...

Education:

JD, University of San Francisco | BA, Lewis & Clark College

Julia Wilson

Adjunct Professor
(415) 834-0100 x306

Julia R. Wilson is the executive director of OneJustice. She is responsible for leading OneJustice’s statewide network of 100+ nonprofit legal...

Education:

BA, UC Los Angeles | JD, Stanford University

Tyson Winarski

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Tyson Winarski is a senior licensing attorney for Intellectual Ventures in Mountain View, Calif. Tyson develops and executes patent monetization...

Education:

BS, University of Colorado | JD, Arizona State University | MS, Arizona State University

Beverly Wood

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Adjunct Professor Beverly Wood is a Superior Court judge in Marin County. In her capacity as a bench officer over the last ten years she has served...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, University of San Francisco

Amy Wright

Co-Director of the Library & Adjunct Professor of Law
(415) 422-5112

Adjunct Professor Amy Wright is Co-Director of the USF School of Law Library. She oversees general library operations, the library budget, and...

Education:

BA, Dartmouth College | JD, UC Hastings | MLIS, San Jose State University

Courses:

Advanced Legal Research

Davis Yee

Adjunct Professor
(415) 547-3803

Davis G. Yee is a Special Trial Attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS. As such, he represents the Commissioner of Internal Revenue in...

Education:

BS, UC Davis | JD, Lewis & Clark College | LLM, Georgetown University

Courses:

Tax LLM: Tax Moot Court

Dana Zartner

Associate Professor and Chair, International Studies Department; Adjunct Professor, USF School of Law
(415) 422-6193

Dana Zartner is an Associate Professor and Chair of the International Studies Department, as well as an Adjunct Professor at USF’s School of Law....

Education:

PhD, Political Science, University of California, Davis | JD, Concentration in International Law, Boston University

Courses:

Intro to Int'l Politics, Global Environmental Politics, Human Rights, Int'l Law & Organizations, Special Topics, Honors Thesis Seminar, Special Topics, Glob Serv-Learn Sust Dev Semin, Econ of the Developing World, Human Rights and International Law, Special Topics, Introduction to International Politics, International Law and Organizations, Human Rights/Global Change, International Environmental Politics