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Faculty: Wes Reber Porter

Wes Porter
Wes Reber Porter
Title(s):
Professor of Law

Director, Litigation Center

School(s):
Law
Campus(es):
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6663


COURSES TAUGHT

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Evidence
  • Experiential learning
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Federal Criminal Law & Practice
  • Legal education reform
  • Sentencing
  • Trial Practice
  • White Collar Crime

EDUCATION

  • JD, Catholic University of America
  • BA, Saint Anselm College

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • White Collar Crime in Practice course was profiled by the American Legal System (IAALS), and Prof. Porter was named one of its 10 fellows nationally.
  • ACE Fellowship for emerging leaders in higher education with the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at University of California, Davis (See: http://www.acenet.edu/leadership/programs/Pages/ACE-Fellows-Program.aspx).
  • Visiting Professor of Law, University of Hawai'i William S. Richardson School of Law
  • Executive Committee for Criminal Justice Section, Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) (2011- present)
  • Senior Trial Attorney in Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney in U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Hawaii
  • Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Trial Service Office Pacific, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate (JAG Corps)
  • Former adjunct professor at Catholic University's School of Law

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

MEDIA & INTERVIEWS

  • Professor Porter regularly provides commentary to the media and speaks on matters relating to federal criminal procedure, white collar crime, and sentencing. If you would like to contact Prof. Porter, please email him directly at wporter@ggu.edu with the subject line - 'media inquiry' and he will respond ASAP. He has offered legal commentary to numerous media outlets including local television, CBS Interactive, SF Gate, Sacramento Bee, Detroit Free Press, Daily Journal, and The Recorder.
  • Professor Porter's YouTube channel
  • "Flipping a Law School Course" on LegalEdweb.