Richard T Sakai

Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Law+Plus Program

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-2906


After working in private practice, Assistant Professor Richard T. Sakai was an instructor at New College School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, and UC Hastings College of the Law, where he also directed the Legal Education Opportunity Program. He has taught Torts, Wills, and Trusts; Evidence; Criminal Law; and essay writing. As co–director of the Academic Support Program at USF, Sakai helps students prepare for the study of law and enhance academic performance throughout law school. He has also taught for the Law School Admissions Council and San Francisco Bar Association. Sakai has volunteered to improve minority access to the legal profession for many years.

BA, UC Los Angeles
JD, UC Hastings
Prior Experience
Instructor and Director of the Legal Education Program, UC Hastings College of the Law
Visiting Associate Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law
Instructor, Golden Gate University School of Law
Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis
Bar Examinations
Academic Support
Presenter, “Destination Law School,” Bar Association of San Francisco College to Law Diversity Program, San Francisco, Calif. (October, November 2010)
"Help Inspire College Students to Make Law School a Destination", BASF Bulletin, 10/01/2011