Meet the Faculty

Distinguished Senior Faculty

Our Distinguished Senior Professors of Law are no longer actively teaching at the law school. We include their names and profiles as part of our larger faculty community to honor their long-term service to Whittier Law School.

Gail F. Frommer

  • B.A., Cornell University
  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Richard Gruner

  • B.S., California Institute of Technology
  • J.D., University of Southern California
  • LL.M., Columbia University

Elwood Hain

  • B.A., Southern Methodist University
  • LL.B., Southern Methodist University
  • LL.M., Harvard University

Debra Whelan Johnson

  • B.A., Howard University
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

William R. Phelps, Jr.

  • B.A., North Dakota State University
  • B.A., Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium
  • M.A., University of Washington
  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • M.B.A., University of Southern California

David M. Treiman

  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • J.D., Harvard Law School