Professor Jemima Galan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. She continued on to the University of La Verne College of Law and is now an assistant professor there, working at the Center for Academic and Bar Readiness (CABR) since 2018. She currently teaches first-year students Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research, where she helps students to develop crucial skills for effective legal writing and practice. She works closely with students by teaching Strategic Legal Methods I and II, courses developed to promote student understanding and skills throughout law school.
Prior to joining the College of Law, Professor Galan started a law partnership serving the local San Bernardino county area. She has practiced law in several areas, including both criminal and civil cases, as well as civil appeals. She also spends time assisting students in bar preparation for the California Bar Examination, grading in every area of the required subjects through a private bar preparation program.
Professor Galan enjoys dedicating her time at the College of Law teaching courses, advising students and helping them hone the foundation needed towards becoming effective law students and successfully licensed attorneys in California.