School of Law Faculty

School of Law Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Law are skilled, practicing attorneys as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in legal practice today.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Steven Klein, PhD

Faculty Mentor, Law

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Law and ethics, intellectual property, law and psychology, Constitutional law, trial advocacy
Dr. Klein attended Yale University and the University of North Carolina School of Law, has taught at Duke and Johnson C. Smith University and currently practices law in La Jolla, California. He holds a California Real Estate Broker's License, is a registered Patent Attorney and holds an LLM in Trial Advocacy from the Beasley School of Law of Temple Universit
Educational Background

JD, LLM Trial Advocacy, PhD Anthropology, PhD Philosophy and MA Philosophy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; BA Philosophy, Yale University, Connecticut

Courses Taught
  • LAW 5120A - Legal Writing I
  • LAW 5120B - Legal Writing II
  • LAW 5121 - Civil Procedure
  • LAW 5125 - Property I
  • LAW 5126 - Property II
  • LAW 5133 - Business Associations
  • LAW 5143 - Uniform Commercial Code
  • LAW 5171 - Real Estate Transactions
  • LAW 5198 - Legal Externship (3-4 Units)
  • LAW 5198A - Legal Externship (3-4)
  • LAW 5199 - Research Project (1-4 Units)
  • LAW 5199A - Research Project (1-4 Units)
  • MSL 6250 - Property
  • MSL 6350 - Business Associations
  • MSL 6650 - Intellectual Property
  • MSL 86250 - Property
  • MSL 86350 - Business Associations
  • MSL 86650 - Intellectual Property


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