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Jacquelyn H. Slotkin

Professor of Law

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]
619-525-1492
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.)
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.

Books

  • Mother In law: Essays on Work-Life Balance from the Children’s Perspective (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., Vandeplas 2013).
  • Sharing the Pants: Essays on Work-Life Balance by Men Married to Lawyers (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., Vandeplas 2009).
  • It’s Harder in Heels: Essays by Women Lawyers Achieving Work-Life Balance (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., Vandeplas 2007).

Short Essays

  • Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin, Introduction, Work-Life Balance Over a Lifetime, in Mother In law: Essays on Work-Life Balance from the Children’s Perspective (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., 2013).
  • Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin, Introduction to Sharing the Pants: Essays on Work-Life Balance by Men Married to Lawyers (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., 2009).
  • Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin, Introduction, Tenure at Sixty, in It’s Harder in Heels: Essays by Women Lawyers Achieving Work-Life Balance (Jacquelyn Hersh Slotkin & Samantha Slotkin Goodman eds., 2007).

Law Review Articles

  • Jacquelyn H. Slotkin, Rabenmutter and the Glass Ceiling: An Analysis of Role Conflict Experienced by Women Lawyers in Germany as Compared with Women Lawyers in the United States, 38 Cal. W. Int’l L.J. 287 (2008).