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The following legal practitioners graciously share their expertise with students of California Western.  For contact information for the adjunct professors, follow the trimester links below

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             Fall 2014 Classes              Spring 2015 Classes

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William M. Aul, Class of '81

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Securities Regulation and Business Entity Finance

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Thomas J. Bahr, Class of '09

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Skills for Distinguished Advocates



Brandon Baker, Class of '02

Reference Librarian, California Western School of Law Library

teaches Advanced Legal Research and Specialized Legal Research: Business Resources

Franciesca Balerio, Class of '12

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Appellate Program for Distinguished Advocates

Elizabeth Barros

Supervisory Attorney, Federal Defenders of San Diego Inc., San Diego California

teaches LLM Federal Defender Training

Anne Bautista Class of '97

Director of Immigration Program, ACCESS, Inc

teaches Women & Immigration Law and Immigration Clinic



Duane Bennett

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Administrative Law 

Carol Berry

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS





Flavia Berys

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Professional Ethics for LLM Students

Todd Bulich

President, Todd Bulich Real Estate Company

teaches Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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Kathleen B. Cannon

Attorney at Law, Vista, California

teaches Trial Practice



Elizabeth Carino, Class of '12

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Appellate Program for Distinguished Advocates

Aimee Caso, Class of '97

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Workers Compensation

Kasha Castillo

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches LL.M. - Trial Skills Program

Benjamin J. Cheeks

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS

Katherine Clark, Class of '10

Attorney at Law, San Diego California

teaches Appellate Skills Training for Distinguished Advocates

Zuzana Colaprete

Attorney at Law, Rancho Santa Fe, California

teaches Accounting for Lawyers and Estate & Gift Tax

Mark Conover

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Federal Crimes

Coleen Cusack, Class of '92

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Advanced Criminal Justice Seminar, Traffic Court Clinic

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Daniel Dawes

Attorney at Law, Huntington Beach, California

teaches Trademark Law



Tracy De Soto, Class of '05

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Children & the Law

 Mary Devereaux

Director, Biomedical Ethics Seminars

Assistant Director, Research Ethics Program & San Diego Research Ethics Consortium, University of California, San Diego

Teaches in MAS Program

Deborah Dixon

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Skills Training for Distinguished Advocates

Julie P. Dubick

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS


William E. Dysart

Wright & L'Estrange, San Diego, California

teaches Admiralty Law

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James K. Eckmann

Attorney at Law, Del Mar, California

teaches Practicing Law: Successful Strategies

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Dina Feldman-Scarr

Mediator and Arbitrator, San Diego, California

teaches Mediation

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Christopher J. Gabbard

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Pre-Bar Review

Valerie Garcia Hong

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS

Erica Brown Gardner, Class of '01

teaches Advanced Mediation

Richard W. Gates

Deputy Public Defender, San Diego, California

teaches Mental Health Law

Jayshree Gerken, Class of '02

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Patent Law



Billie Gibson, Class of '10

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Skills for Distinguished Advocates

Gary Gibson, Class of '91

Deputy Public Defender, San Diego, California

teaches Advanced Criminal Justice, California Evidence, California Sentencing Seminar, California Trial Evidence, and Forensic Evidence



Aisling Gilliland

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS

Barbara A. Glennan

Assistant Director for Electronic & Outreach Services, California Western School of Law Library

teaches Advanced Legal Research, Specialized Legal Research

Joseph Green

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Border Crimes

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Kristina A. Hancock

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Animal Law

Heather M. Harshman, Class of '00

teaches STEPPS

Richard D. Hendlin, Class of '77

Deputy Attorney General (Ret.), San Diego, California

Kurt Hermansen

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches LL.M. - Trial Skills Program

James F. Holtz

Stutz Artiano Shinoff & Holtz, San Diego, California

teaches Insurance Law & Litigation



Robert L. Hyde

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Consumer Law

              J   

E. James Jeffries

Attorney at Law, Poway, California

teaches Community Property

              K  

Teri Karobonik

Attorney at Law, San Diego, CA

teaches Internet & Media Law Clinic



Abbas Kazerounian, Class of '06

Attorney at Law, Costa Mesa, CA

teaches Consumer Law

Reem S. Khalil, Class of '13

Attorney at Law, San Diego, CA

teaches Appellate Program for Distinguished Advocates

Ian Kipnes

Acquisitions and Budget Control Librarian, California Western School of Law Library

teaches Advanced Legal Research

Shannon Kitten, Class of '03

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Skills Training for Distinguished Advocates



Dennis Klein

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches STEPPS



Martha Ann Knutson

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Practicing Healthcare Compliance

Don S. Kovacic

Attorney at Law, Ramona, California

teaches Employee Benefits Law, Estate & Gift Tax, Federal Income Tax, and Trust & Estates

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Laura Lamb

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Pre-Bar Review and Advanced Legal Analysis

Hon. Daniel G. Lamborn

Judge of the San Diego Superior Court, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Practice

Christopher M. Lawson, Class of '05

Deputy District Attorney, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Skills Training for Distinguished Advocates

Clarice J. Letizia

Attorney at Law, Oceanside, California

teaches Legal Drafting

 Yvette Lopez, Class of '00

Attorney at Law, San Diego, California

teaches Spanish for Lawyers

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James A. Mangione
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Trial Skills for Distinguished Advocates

Tilisha Martin, Class of '02
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Child Welfare Law & Policy and Advanced Mediation

Peter Mazza
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Border Crimes

Ramona McCarthy
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Advanced Legal Analysis and Pre-Bar Review

Joseph McMullen
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches LL.M.-Trial Skills Program

Candace L. Moon
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Pre-Bar Review

Tomas Morales
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches California Civil Procedure

John M. Morris
Higgs Fletcher & Mack, San Diego, California
teaches Products Liability

Eric D. Morton
Attorney at Law, Carlsbad, California
teaches Transactional and Intellectual Property Law Clinical

Forrest S. Mosten
Attorney at Law, Beverly Hills, California
teaches Innovative Law Practice: Delivering Unbundled, Collaborative, & Preventive Legal Services

Art Neill
New Media Rights, San Diego, California
teaches Internet & Social Media Law

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Ricardo Ochoa
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Labor Law

Richard Page
The Page Firm, San Diego, California
teaches International Arbitration

Jo Pastore, Class of '89
Deputy Public Defender, San Diego, California
teaches Juvenile Justice

Stacie Patterson
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Mary Pendleton. Class of '83
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Laura Pennelle
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Advanced Legal Analysis & Pre-Bar Review

Robert P. Pizzuto, Class of '95
Hughes & Pizzuto, San Diego, California
teaches Estate Planning

Fred Plevin
Attorney at Law San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Hon. Michael J. Popkins
Judge of the San Diego Superior Court, San Diego, California
teaches Trial Practice

Earll Pott
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Grant Puleo
Attorney at Law, Carlsbad, California
teaches Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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Anne-Marie Rabago
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Federal Income Tax

Dan Rawlins
San Diego City Attorney, San Diego, California
teaches ADR Competition Practicum

Randy Rechs
Law Offices of Randall C. Rechs, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Gregg F. Relyea
Mediation Offices of Gregg Relyea, San Diego, California
teaches Mediation, Arbitration Advocacy, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation Advocacy

Jeffrey Robin
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Entertainment Law

Stephen R. Robinson
Deputy District Attorney, San Diego, California

teaches Trial Practice

Devon Roepcke
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Law Office Technology: Case Management

Lee R. Rydalch
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Antitrust Law

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Dennis Sharp
Sharp Resolutions, San Diego, California
teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration Advocacy, Negotiation

Richard Sheridan
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Representing Health Care Organizations

Angela Shimizu, Class of '12
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Trials Skills for Distinguished Advocates

Alex Simpson
Litigation Coordinator, California and Hawaii Innocence Projects
teaches LL.M. Federal Criminal Law, Street Law Seminar

Dana Sisitsky
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Community Law Project Adacemic Component, Public Interest Law

Logan Smith
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California 
teaches STEPPS

Kenneth So
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Matthew R. Souther. Class of '03
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Medical Malpractice Litigation

Theresa Stevenson
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Gael B. Strack
Assistant City Attorney, Family Justice Center, San Diego, California
teaches Domestic Violence Seminar

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Robert F. Teaff
Thomas & Teaff, La Jolla, California
teaches Sports Law

Robert Traylor
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
Teaches STEPPS

The Honorable Robert J. Trentacosta
Judge of the Superior Court, San Diego, California
teaches Trial Practice

Vickie Turner
Of Counsel, Wilson, Petty, Kosmo & Turner LLP, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

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Alidad Vakili, Class of '94
Attorney At Law, San Diego, California
teaches STEPPS

Nancy L. Vaughan, Class of '75
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, San Diego, California
teaches Bioethics Seminar

Lilia S. Velasquez, Class of '81
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
Indigenous Project Director, Proyecto ACCESO, California Western School of Law
teaches Immigration Law

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Robert A. Waller Jr.
Attorney at Law, Encinitas, California
teaches Negotiation

Daniel Watman
Spanish Instructor, San Diego, California
teaches Conversational Spanish

Bobbi Ann Weaver
Reference Librarian, California Western School of Law Library
teaches Advanced Legal Research, International Legal Research, Specialized
Legal Research: Business Resources and Specialized Legal Research: Medical Resources

Bradley Weinreb
California Department of Justice, San Diego, California
teaches Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy

Lisa Weinreb, Class of '92
Deputy District Attorney, San Diego, California
teaches Advanced Prosecution Function, Trial Practice, and White Collar Crimes

Julie Wiley
Attorney at Law, San Diego, California
teaches Environmental Justice

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