Scott B. Ehrlich
Professor of Law
Chair, J.D./M.B.A. Dual Degree Program
LL.M. Harvard University
J.D. New York University [cum laude,
Order of the Coif]
B.A. State University of New York at Stony Brook [psychology]
Courses Taught: Property I & II, Bankruptcy, Business Planning.
Professor Ehrlich has been teaching at California Western since 1980 and was Associate Dean for Administration from 1996-1999. While serving as Associate Dean he coordinated the construction of the law library and renovation of the classroom building. Prior to teaching, he practiced real estate finance law in New York City and Northern California. In 1979, he left law practice to pursue his LL.M. at Harvard. Prof. Ehrlich returned to Harvard in 1986 as a Visiting Scholar. He has taught law in programs in London and New Zealand. He has written and co-authored several unique educational programs that focus on the cognitive and psychological aspects of law study.
In 2009, Prof. Ehrlich published a classroom casebook on Business Planning with the prestigious publisher, LEXIS/NEXIS.
Active in the San Diego community, Prof. Ehrlich co-founded the San Diego AIDS Project, the San Diego Community Research Group, and the Tom Homann Law Association (San Diego's Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Law Association). He is also active in the State Bar of California. He served for many years on the State Bar Bankruptcy Advisory Board, Board of Legal Specialization and the Committee on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination.
- Business Planning Casebook, Lexis/Nexis 2009
- "The Fourth Option of Section 521(2)(A) -- Reaffirmation Agreements and the Chapter 7 Consumer Debtor," 51 Mercer Law Review 613 (2002).
- "The Art of Drafting Documents in Commercial Transactions," San Diego Dicta (1992).
- "Avoidance of Foreclosure Sales as Fraudulent Conveyances: Accommodating State and Federal Objectives," 71 Virginia Law Review 933 (1985).
- "The Assumption and Rejection of Unexpired Leases Under the Bankruptcy Code: A New Look," 32 Buffalo Law Review 1 (1983).
Office Hours -- Spring 2012
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101