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

Courses:

Legal Research & Writing I, Legal Research & Writing II, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Legal Drafting

Eric Anderson

Adjunct Professor

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

Education:

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

Courses:

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

Lara Bazelon

Adjunct Professor
(310) 663-7105

Lara Bazelon is an attorney, professor, and a contributing writer for Slate Magazine. From 2000-2001, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Harry...

Education:

BA, Columbia University | JD, New York University

Jeff Belote

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Mr. Belote concentrates on civil litigation matters with an emphasis in real estate. He prosecutes and defends actions in commercial, residential,...

Education:

J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 1982 | B.A., University of Colorado, 1977

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:

Income Tax of Trusts & 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

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Innovation, Instability & Reg.: Legal Aspects of Modern Fin. Inst.

Brian Budds

Adjunct 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:

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, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Bioethics, Health Law

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, 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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Employee Benefits (ERISA), 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:

Legal Ethics/PR, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Trial Advocacy & the Ethical Prosecutor, Criminal Externship

Jodi Collova

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-4727

In addition to teaching tax research, Adjunct Professor Jodi L. Collova is also a research librarian at USF, providing research support and...

Education:

BA, Carleton College | JD, University of Minnesota | MLIS, San Jose State University

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

Courses:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Antitrust and Intellectual Property Rights

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...

Education:

BA, University of Missouri-Columbia | MAcc, University of Missouri-Columbia | JD, Washington University at St. Louis | LLM, New York University

Courses:

Tax Policy, Tax Policy, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Accounting for Lawyers, Law Prac Mgmt: Path to Success

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

Courses:

Practical Litigation Skills

John Demeter

Adjunct Professor
(650) 376-8526

John Demeter is the general counsel at Khosla Ventures, a venture capital firm located in Menlo Park that provides venture capital assistance and...

Education:

BA, Boston College | JD, University of San Francisco | CORe certificate, HBX / Harvard Business School

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, 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/PR, Upper Level Res Writing Req

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, California Civil Discovery

Natascha Fastabend

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2801

Natascha R. Fastabend is the associate director of the Graduate Tax Program, which includes the LLM in Taxation and Master of Legal Studies in...

Education:

Pursing LLM in Tax, University of San Francisco School of Law | J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law | B.A., University of Washington

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Marine Insurance, 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

Courses:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Antitrust and Intellectual Property Rights

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, First Amend, Free Speech, Law of Mass Communication & the Press

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

Courses:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Entertainment & Media Law, Law and Legal Institutions of Haiti, Externship - International

Sarah Hawthorne

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Sarah Hawthorne served as associate campus counsel/assistant provost at UC Berkeley, and also at the UC Office of General Counsel in Oakland advising...

Education:

BA, Baylor University | JD, University of Texas

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

Courses:

Legal Ethics/PR, Upper Level Res Writing Req

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

Courses:

Practice-Ready Leadership for the Nonprofit Sector

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

Courses:

Trial Practice

Imran Khaliq

Adjunct Professor
(415) 596-6519

Imran Khaliq is a senior intellectual property litigation director at a leading technology company in Silicon Valley. Previously, in private practice...

Education:

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

Courses:

Patent Licensing

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

Courses:

Asian Legal Systems, China and Its Neighbors

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

Courses:

Estate Planning

Bikku Kuruvila

Visiting Scholar
(415) 422-6842

Bikku Kuruvila is a visiting scholar in the University of San Francisco School of Law and part-time faculty member in the School of Management....

Education:

JD, Cornell University | Master of Regional Planning, Cornell University | BA (Honors), Political Economy, Stanford University

Courses:

Business Law, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Local Government Law

Carol Langford

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Carol M. Langford is a lawyer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in giving advice on legal ethics and discipline to attorneys, judges,...

Education:

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

Courses:

Legal Ethics/PR

Joseph Lavitt

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Joseph Lavitt’s scholarly work has been published by the Loyola Law Review, Maine Law Review, California Law Review Circuit, Wayne Law Review, and...

Education:

AB, University of Georgia, Athens | JD, UC Berkeley

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/PR, Upper Level Res Writing Req, CA Construction Law, Law Prac Mgmt: Path to Success

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

Courses:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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

Courses:

Partnership Tax

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

Courses:

Sports Law

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:

Taxation Research, Advanced Legal Research, California Legal Research, Maritime Law Journal

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Innovation, Instability & Reg.: Legal Aspects of Modern Fin. Inst.

Bob Muh

Adjunct Professor
(415) 352-6310

Bob Muh is a co-founder and CEO of Sutter Securities Incorporated, a San Francisco based, full-service brokerage firm. Founded in 1992, Sutter’s...

Education:

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | MBA, Columbia Business School | MPhil, Columbia University

Thomas Nazario

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6832

Assistant Professor Thomas A. Nazario is the executive director of the Center for Community Legal Education and he supervises the Street Law Program...

Education:

BA, City University of New York | MA, City University of New York | JD, University of San Francisco

Expertise:

Children and the Law

Courses:

Street Law, Directed Research

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, 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

Courses:

Startups & Venture Capital

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

Courses:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, Water and Natural Resources Law

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:

Upper Level Res Writing Req, International Advocacy and Research

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

Courses:

Advanced Legal Research, California Legal Research

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:

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

Courses:

Trial Practice

Mani Sheik

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6842

Mani Sheik is the principal at Sheik Law in San Francisco. His primary practice is in labor and employment, commercial litigation, and appellate...

Education:

BS, UC Irvine | MPH, Johns Hopkins University | 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:

Estate & Gift Taxation, Federal Taxation of Property Dispositions

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

Ashley Talbot

Adjunct Professor
(415) 328-2797

Ashley is founder of Talbot Law Firm. As an attorney in the firm’s emerging business practice, Ashley counsels startups with incorporation, early...

Education:

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

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

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 Fraud, Crimes & Investigation, Federal Tax Procedure/Professional Responsibility

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

Courses:

Practice-Ready Leadership for the Nonprofit Sector

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:

Federal Tax Accounting & Tax Timing, Tax Moot Court, Federal Tax Procedure/Professional Responsibility

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, Glob Serv-Learn Res/Refl Semin, Econ of the Developing World, Human Rights and International Law, Special Topics, Directed Reading, Introduction to International Politics, International Law and Organizations, Human Rights/Global Change, International Environmental Politics, Upper Level Res Writing Req, Comparative Law