Reichi Lee

Associate Professor of Law

Associate Dean for Online Education
Director, Academic Achievement Program

San Francisco
Reichi Lee

Reichi Lee is the Associate Dean for Online Education and Director of Academic Achievement at GGU Law where she oversees a comprehensive academic success curriculum from pre-orientation through graduation. Professor Lee is also leading the design and implementation of an innovative hybrid online J.D. program called JD Flex. JD Flex utilizes dynamic in-person teaching and engaging technological tools to deliver a rigorous legal education while offering career advancing pathways in Social Justice/Public Interest Law and Intellectual Property/Data Privacy Law. 

Professor Lee’s previous experience includes representing children in the dependency system at East Bay Children’s Law Offices, where she litigated issues regarding child abuse and neglect, disability, public benefits, and special education. Prior to EBCLO, Professor Lee was a commercial litigator at Meyers Nave PLC and Hanson Bridgett LLP. 

She has taught a variety of courses at GGU Law, Hastings College of Law, Berkeley Law School, and San Francisco State University, including Civil Procedure, Youth Law, Dependency Law, Legal Analysis, Legal Methods, and Legal Research & Writing. 

Passionate about working with students and helping them realize their potential, Professor Lee was awarded the AASE (Association of Academic Support Educators) Excellence Award in 2017. The award is based not only on nominations from colleagues in the field but testimonials from students who credit her for their success. 


  • JD, Hastings College of Law
  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles



  • Association of American Law Schools, Teaching Methods Section, Executive Committee (present).
  • Association of Academic Support Educators, Scholarship Committee (2017-present).
  • Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, Legal Services for Entrepreneurs, San Francisco, CA. Volunteer Attorney (2008).
  • ACCESS Womens Health Justice, Oakland, CA:Board of Directors, Chair (2005-2012)
  • Asian-American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, San Francisco, CA: Board of Directors (2006-2008), Co-Chair, Employment Committee (2003-2006).



  • “A New Era for Academic Support: Using Hybrid Online Learning Tools to Improve Student Learning,” 7th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, May 2019.
  • “Using Online/Hybrid Courses and Programs to Support Part-Time Law Students,” New York Academic Support Workshop, April 2019.
  • “Online/Hybrid Law Courses with a Skills Component,” AALS Section on Teaching Methods, April 2019.
  • “Understanding Why Students Are Not ‘Getting It’: Drafting Measurable Learning Outcomes that Lead to Meaningful Assessments,” West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professional’s 7th Annual Conference, November 2018.
  • “The Role of Psychology in Academic Support: Not a ‘One Size Fits All’ Approach,” 6th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, August 2018.
  • “There’s No App for That: Teaching Students Synthesis in an Age of Information Overload," West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals 5th Annual Conference, 2016.