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 Court as chief counsel for the Special Masters on Reapportionment. He has been a visiting professor at Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley and a visiting fellow at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University.

BA, UC Berkeley
JD, UC Berkeley
Deputy District Attorney, Ventura County District Attorney's Office
Director of Litigation, Western Center on Law and Poverty