Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law
B.A., J.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Julie Davies attended UCLA as an undergraduate, majoring in Spanish language and literature. She graduated summa cum laude and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Professor Davies attended UCLA law school, where she served on the UCLA Law Review and as a research assistant to Professor Gerald P. Lopez. She became a member of the Order of the Coif upon graduation. Following graduation, Professor Davies clerked for U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima in the Central District of California for one year. She then became an associate with Morrison & Foerster in Los Angeles where she worked on business litigation matters for two years before coming to Pacific McGeorge as a law professor. During her years at Pacific McGeorge, Professor Davies has specialized in teaching and writing about Torts and Civil Rights. She is currently intrigued by comparative law topics and foreign legal systems. Her articles have been published in the journals of many law schools, including: University of California, Hastings College of the Law, UC Davis School of Law, Washington University at St. Louis, Tulane University, University of Kansas, Brigham Young University and University of Washington, as well as the peer-edited Journal of Legal Education. She recently published Global Issues in Tort Law with co-author with Professor Paul Hayden of Loyola of Los Angeles Law School. She is the co-editor of A Torts Anthology, with Professors Lawrence Levine and Edward J. Kionka. In addition to these projects, Professor Davies is a member of the American Law Institute and a participant in campus and community-wide organizations. Professor Davies is fluent in Spanish and Italian.
Courses: Torts, Animal Law, Civil Rights, Principles of Legal Analysis