Suzanne E Mounts

Suzanne E. Mounts

Faculty Emeritus

Faculty Emeritus


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 Law Clinic. While on leave she was a senior trial attorney in the Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Mounts has served as the law school's associate dean and as a visiting professor at UC Berkeley.


  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Sentencing Law and Policy


  • BA, UC Berkeley
  • JD, UC Berkeley

Prior Experience

  • Director, University of San Francisco Intensive Advocacy Program
  • Associate Dean, University of San Francisco
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice
  • Clinical Professor, University of San Francisco
  • Deputy Public Defender, Contra Costa Public Defender Office
  • Staff Attorney, Grand Jury Defense Office, San Francisco