Barrett Schreiner

Associate Professor of Lawyering Skills and Associate Director of the Academic Success Program
Last Updated: July 10, 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.