Faculty: Marc Goldman

Marc Goldman
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Law
Campus(es):
San Francisco

    Marc L. Goldman served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Central District of California from 2001 until his retirement from the bench in 2013. From 1983 to 2001, he served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of Michigan.

    After graduating from law school, Judge Goldman was a deputy public defender, first with the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office, and later with the Washtenaw County Michigan Public Defender Office. From 1976 to 1979, he was a clinical professor of law at Wayne State University Law School. That was followed by a one-year appointment as a visiting clinical professor at the University of Michigan Law School. He was as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Michigan before being appointed to the bench.

    Judge Goldman was an adjunct professor at Wayne State University Law School from 1985 to 2001, teaching courses in pre-trial practice and trial advocacy. From 2004 to 2012, he was an adjunct professor at Chapman University Law School, teaching trial advocacy. He has been a faculty member with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) in the trial and deposition advocacy programs since 1992.

    Judge Goldman is currently on the adjunct faculty at the Golden Gate University School of Law, where he teaches courses in Trial Advocacy, Civil Litigation - Pretrial Phase, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.  He also teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.