Dean and Vice President
Professor of Law
Tel. 714.444.4141 ext. 110
Building One, Room 113
Dean Bryan joined Whittier Law School in 2009 as Dean and Professor of Law. She is a national expert in family law, dispute resolution, and the complex field of child custody. She brings broad and successful administrative experience in heading multiple legal academic programs, including the Lawyering in Spanish, Environmental and Natural Resources LL.M., and Masters of Science in Legal Administration programs.
Dean Bryan has led outreach initiatives to Latin America and guided the development of exciting international opportunities for law students.
Earning her undergraduate degree at Rollins College, Dean Bryan holds a master’s degree in sociology as well as her J.D. from the University of Florida. She was a Visiting Professor at the University of Miami School of Law, a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University, a Teacher of Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy at the University of Illinois College of Law and has taught for twenty years at the University of Denver where she rose to the rank of Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.