Jacquelyn H. Slotkin - California Western
Jacquelyn H. Slotkin
Professor of Law
Director, LL.M. and M.C.L. Programs for Foreign Lawyers

Jacquelyn H. Slotkin

225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101



J.D. University of San Diego
Ph.D. University of Arizona [educational foundations/administration]
M.A. West Virginia University [English/secondary education]
B.A. University of Pittsburgh [English/speech]

Courses Taught
Introduction to U.S. Law, the U.S. Legal System, Legal Research, Legal Writing (LL.M./M.C.L.); Introduction to Legal Skills (J.D.) [Course Descriptions]


Professor Slotkin joined the California Western faculty in January 1988. Prior to becoming director of the LL.M./M.C.L. Program for Foreign Lawyers in 1998, she served as director of the Legal Skills Program and as a Legal Skills professor. She developed California Western's Academic Support Program for entering diversity students. Her doctoral research was a cross-cultural study of role conflict experienced by college-educated women. After graduating from law school, Slotkin specialized in civil litigation and immigration law before returning to teaching. When she is not teaching and recruiting students for the graduate program, she is a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and community volunteer.

Selected Publications


Short Essays

Law Review Articles