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.


Ana Hartman, JD

Faculty Mentor, Law

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Civil litigation, environmental law, insurance law

Ms. Hartman graduated from UCSD with duel degrees in Political Science and U.S. History. She obtained her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law. While in law school Ms. Hartman was a Dean’s Merit Scholarship recipient and served on the board of the Women’s Law Caucus and Phi Delta Phi.

Ms. Hartman’s practice focuses on civil litigation specializing in Environmental and Insurance Coverage law. Ms. Hartman has extensive experience in complex civil litigation and insurance coverage. Ms. Hartman has been formally trained as a mediator and has experience mediating small claims dispute in San Diego County.

Educational Background

JD, University of San Diego School of Law, California; BA Political Science / History, University of California, San Diego

Courses Taught
  • LAW 5111A - Contracts I
  • LAW 5111B - Contracts II
  • LAW 5134 - Professional Responsibility
  • LAW 5157 - Environmental Law
  • LAW 5199 - Research Project (1-4 Units)
  • MSL 86150 - Contracts
  • MSL 86400 - Legal Ethics
  • MSD 86715 - Communication in Conflict Resolution


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