Faculty: Nicholas Baran

Nicholas Baran

Adjunct Professor of Law
Nicholas Baran

Adjunct Professor Nicholas Baran is a semi-retired attorney and former computer magazine editor and author. He has represented immigration clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and continues to volunteer regularly at pro bono legal clinics in San Francisco and Oakland. Professor Baran was the Supervising Attorney for Family Law at the San Francisco Bar Association's Justice and Diversity Center, before retiring in 2012. Professor Baran teaches Legal Writing and Research and Appellate Advocacy.

Professor Baran is the author of several books covering computer technology, and has been writing and editing for most of his professional career. Before attending law school, he held editorial positions at BYTE Magazine, Windows NT Systems, and Dr. Dobb's Journal.

Professor Baran holds BA and BS degrees from Stanford University, and a Juris Doctor degree from U.C. Hastings College of the Law.