Philip Jimenez

Professor Emeritus

A specialist in law relating to East Asian cultures, Professor Jimenez has consulted for the Ministries of Justice in Thailand and Korea, as well as for the Korean Legal Center in Seoul. He has also directed Santa Clara University School of Law’s summer programs in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Strasbourg, and Budapest.

Prior to joining Santa Clara University School of Law in 1973, Professor Jimenez spent four years in practice with California Rural Legal Assistance. Since then, he has been a visiting professor at UCLA, Boalt Hall, and the University of Puget Sound, as well a visiting lecturer at many universities in the Far East. While he attended law school at Boalt Hall, he was co-founder and contributing editor of El Grito, a journal of contemporary Mexican-American thought.


J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley

B.A., University of Utah

Areas of Specialization

Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, International Business

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