Professor Fred Galves has been a law professor since 1993 and he is the owner of Galves Litigation Consulting. Professor Galves teaches Evidence, Civil Procedure, and other Litigation-related courses. Galves was a full professor at the Pacific McGeorge Law School faculty from 1993-2015. Currently, he is a law professor at Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, and Drivon Law School (Humphreys University), and he is the Director of the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Program at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. Galves also teaches part-time at University of Colorado Pueblo, (online) “Business Ethics,” at Hasan Business School, and Colorado College (“Law & Social Justice”). Professor Galves also offers litigation technology consultant services as well as mediation services.
Professor Galves lectures widely on Litigation, the use of technology in the practice of law, and he is involved with Online Dispute Resolution. In addition to being an Evidence casebook co-author, Galves has published several other law books and law review articles. Professor Galves has taught at the University of California at Davis School of Law, Fordham Law School, the University of Denver Law School, Southwestern University Law School, Colorado College, and Sacramento City College.
Professor Galves also teaches several international courses to Americans and foreigners. He has taught Trial Advocacy in Chile and China, private international litigation in Guatemala and Austria, alternative dispute resolution in Germany, and for almost two decades taught in the UC Davis USA Law Orientation Program for foreign attorneys and LLM students.
Following graduation from Harvard Law School in 1986, Professor Galves served as a judicial clerk for Judge John L. Kane (U.S. District Court, District of Colorado). He later practiced with the Denver law firm of Holland & Hart, specializing in complex commercial litigation and litigation against former directors and officers in failed banks and savings and loan associations.
Galves has worked on national banking legislation with both the Senate and House Banking Committees. Professor Galves has done pro bono legal work in Chile on a human rights fellowship from Harvard, and was a Harvard teaching fellow in Principles of Economics (“EC 10”).