About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Associate Professor of Lawyering Skills and Associate Director of the Academic Success ProgramEmail: email@example.com
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA
Last Updated: June 14, 2023
Barrett Schreiner is an associate professor of lawyering skills and the associate director of the Academic Success program at the USC Gould School of Law.
Previously, Schreiner worked more than five years at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, where he most recently served as assistant professor of law and practice and director of academic mastery. He taught Academic Mastery workshops, Advanced Litigation Writing, Advanced Legal Analysis and the Bar Exam Workshop. He also taught Civil Procedure and Property in Pepperdine’s online Master of Legal Studies and Master of Dispute Resolution programs.
Schreiner also practiced law in various capacities for more than a decade. He ran a solo law practice, was of counsel at the Minneapolis-based law firm Nilan Johnson Lewis PA, was a litigation associate at the Los Angeles office of Mayer Brown LLP and was as an appellate judicial attorney at the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal.
Schreiner graduated from UCLA School of Law, where he served as a managing editor of the UCLA Law Review. While in law school, Schreiner interned at the Environmental Law Foundation in Oakland, Calif. and the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, The Netherlands. Prior to law school, he earned his MA in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif. and a BS from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Thomas Lenz was quoted by Annenberg Media about the United Automobile Workers union ready to go on strike. "Strikes affect the livelihoods of those who choose to stop working. To the extent those persons aren’t earning money to spend that means stores, restaurants, and other businesses might not be as busy. If a strike lasts a long time bills might not get paid as easily, if at all," Lenz wrote.
“Guns, Mass Incarceration, and Bipartisan Reform: Beyond Vicious Circle and Social Polarization,” 55 Arizona State Law Journal 239 (2023).
"The Curiouser and Curiouser Case of Carried Interest" (with Darryll K. Jones), Arizona Law Review (Spring 2024).
"Are Parents Fiduciaries," 42 Law and Philosophy 431 (2023).