Lynn Duryee

Judge Lynn Duryee

Visiting Professor

Visiting Faculty


Visiting Professor Judge Lynn Duryee teaches Evidence and Civil Procedure. She is a neutral at JAMS where she serves as a mediator, arbitrator and special master. Judge Duryee served as a Superior Court judge in Marin County for 21 years (1993-2014), where she specialized in managing civil cases and conducting settlement conferences. She successfully implemented settlement programs and processes in the civil, criminal, and family law assignments. Outside of her duties at court, Judge Duryee has taught hundreds of judges throughout California in all aspects of trial, evidence, ethics, and dispute resolution. She has been on the faculty of the B.E. Witkin Judicial College since 1995 and she served as dean of the college from 2005–2006. Along with Adjunct Professor Matt White, she wrote Mastering Mediation: 50 Essential Tools for the Advanced Practitioner. She taught Evidence and Legal Writing at UC Hastings for 10 years.


  • Ethics
  • Evidence
  • Mediation
  • Civil Procedure


  • BA, UC Berkeley
  • JD, University of San Francisco