Professor of Lawyering Skills
Director of Mock Trial Program
Co-Director of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution
B.A., University of Rochester
J.D., Boston University
Professor Bricker comes to Pacific McGeorge from the Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, where she was director of the highest-rated Trial Advocacy program in the country. She began her legal career as a staff attorney with the New York Legal Aid Society, Criminal Division, taking 20 jury trials to verdict in four years. As a senior staff attorney with the Federal Defender Division of the Legal Aid Society, she tried 25 jury trials to verdict. While working in New York City, she served as a trial advocacy adjunct professor of law at Fordham University, provided guest commentary for numerous Court TV trials, and joined the National Institute for Trial Advocacy as a faculty member teaching in regional programs, the national session and numerous law firms. She became an associate professor at Temple in 2002, teaching Trial Advocacy and Advanced Trial Advocacy as well as coaching the law school’s top-ranked competition team. Professor Bricker was voted Professor of the Year in 2006 by the Pacific McGeorge Day and Evening Divisions.
Courses: Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy, Principles of Legal Analysis, Federal Pretrial/Trial Seminar