Emeriti Faculty

John Adler

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6461

Professor John M. Adler teaches on constitutional law and legal negotiation. His current research involves a study on the impact of immigration law...

Education:

AB, Harvard University | JD, University of New Mexico

Expertise:

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Constitutional Law, U.S. Supreme Court

Courses:

Directed Research

William Bassett

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6625

Professor Emeritus William W. Bassett, who was scholar in residence at the Monumenta Germaniae Historica in Munich, is the author of many articles...

Education:

AB, St. Mary of the Lake College | MA, St. Mary of the Lake College | STL, St. Mary of the Lake College | JCD, Gregorian University | JD, Catholic University of America

Expertise:

Religion and the Law

Jeffrey Brand

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6304

Jeffrey S. Brand joined the faculty at USF School of Law in 1986 and was the 17th dean of the USF School of Law from 1999-2013. Brand received his AB...

Education:

AB, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

Expertise:

Affirmative Action and Diversity, Human Rights, Legal Education

John Denvir

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6146

Research Professor of Law and the Humanities John Denvir received his JD degree from New York University School of Law where he was a Root-Tilden...

Education:

BA, Holy Cross College | LLB, New York University | LLM, Harvard University

Expertise:

Popular Culture and Law

Peter Donnici

Professor Emeritus
(707) 762-6691

Professor Emeritus Peter J. Donnici has served on the USF School of Law Board of Counselors since 1993. He taught Federal Litigation, Constitutional...

Education:

BA, University of Missouri (Kansas City) | JD, University of Missouri (Kansas City) | LLM, Yale University

Expertise:

Constitutional Law, Privacy Law, Business Litigation

H. Jay Folberg

Professor Emeritus
(415) 359-6279

Professor Emeritus H. Jay Folberg has authored many articles and books on dispute resolution, mediation, negotiation, and family law. Folberg was the...

Education:

BA, San Francisco State University | JD, UC Berkeley

Expertise:

Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Family Business, Family Law

Joseph Henke

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6839

Professor Emeritus Joseph T. Henke served as acting dean of the USF School of Law from 1980 to 1982.

Education:

BA, Amherst College | JD, University of Washington | LLM, New York University

Expertise:

Community Property, Estate Planning

Virginia Kelsh

Professor Emerita and Director Emerita of the Dorraine Zief Law Library
(415) 422-6679

Professor Emerita Virginia Kelsh served the USF School of Law as law librarian from 1983 to 2005. She envisioned, programmed, and served as the law...

Education:

BA, Marylhurst College | MSLS, Catholic University of America | JD, Lewis & Clark

Expertise:

Art Law, Dispute Resolution

Paul McKaskle

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6842

Professor Emeritus Paul L. McKaskle, who served as dean of the law school from 1975 to 1980, twice served on the staff of the California Supreme...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

Ronald Micon

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6304

Professor Ronald H. Micon was the founding director of USF's Criminal Law Clinic, the law school's first in-house clinical program, which later...

Education:

BA, UC Los Angeles | JD, UC Los Angeles

Expertise:

Commercial Law, Contracts, Secured Transactions

Suzanne Mounts

Professor Emerita
(415) 422-6634

Professor Emerita Suzanne E. Mounts was the founding director of the law school's Intensive Advocacy Program and was a co–director of the Criminal...

Education:

BA, UC Berkeley | JD, UC Berkeley

Expertise:

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing Law and Policy

C. Delos Putz

Professor Emeritus
(415) 488-4123

Professor Emeritus C. Delos Putz served as dean of the law school from 1971 to 1975. His courses included Civil Procedure, Remedies, Complex Civil...

Education:

BA, Gonzaga University | JD, New York University

Expertise:

Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, Mediation

David Ratner

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6270

Education:

AB, Harvard university | LLB, Harvard University

Expertise:

Dean, University of San Francisco School of Law, Professor of Law, Cornell University, Chief Counsel, U.S. Senate Banking Committee, Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Eldon Reiley

Professor Emeritus
(650) 728-1246

Professor Emeritus Eldon H. Reiley retired in 2006 after 47 years of teaching law, including 35 years at the USF School of Law where he taught...

Education:

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | JD, Harvard University

Expertise:

Constitutional Law, Contracts, International Law, Secured Transactions

Steven Shatz

Professor Emeritus
(415) 422-6745

Philip and Muriel Barnett Professor Steven F. Shatz has taught at USF for more than 40 years. During that time, he has been an expert witness and...

Education:

AB, UC Berkeley | JD, Harvard University

Expertise:

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Death Penalty Law