law: Faculty

Drucilla Stender Ramey
Title:
Professor of Law
Department:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6600

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights
  • Diversity in the Legal Profession

EDUCATION

  • JD, Yale Law School

  • BA (magna cum laude), Harvard College

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Former Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law

  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the American Judicature Society
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of the Habeas Corpus Resource Center.
  • Executive Director of the National Association of Women Judges from 2005 to 2009.
  • Executive Director and General Counsel for the Bar Association of San Francisco from 1985 to 2002.
  • Former staff attorney with numerous other nonprofits, including the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
  • Consultant to the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Open Society Institute, the Kaplan Fund, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
  • Co-founder of the California Minority Counsel Program.
  • Former Chair of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women and the ACLU of Northern California.
  • Tenured faculty member at GGU Law School from 1978 to 1985.
  • Serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of California Lawyer magazine.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Received the Queen's Bench Bar Association of San Francisco Lifetime Achievement Award, November 2012

  • American Bar Association Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award

  • National Bar Association Wiley Branton Award

  • California Women Lawyers Fay Stender Award

  • American Jewish Committee Judge Learned Hand Award