Linda Barkacs

Associate Professor of Business Law
Linda Barkacs
(619) 260-7876
Office Location
Olin Hall 314
  • J.D. University of San Diego
  • B.A. San Diego State University, Political Science (Cum Laude)
  • A.A. Irvine Valley College, Accounting
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Dynamic Business Law - Consideration
  • Dynamic Business Law - Labor and Employment Law
  • Dynamic Business Law - Administrative Law
  • Dynamic Business Law - Employee Discrimination Law
  • Dynamic Business Law - Labor and Employment Law


In addition to having earned undergraduate degrees in both accounting and political science, Professor Linda Barkacs received her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and subsequently passed the California Bar Exam. She became an associate at the law firm of Hinchy, Witte, Wood, Anderson & Hodges. During that time, she was involved in a number of high profile trials, including a sexual harassment case against the City of Oceanside that resulted in a $1.2 million verdict.

In 1997, Professor Barkacs and her husband, Professor Craig Barkacs, started their own law firm, Barkacs & Barkacs LLP. The firm specialized in business and civil litigation, as well as employment law. Professor Barkacs handled cases in both federal and state court and was also involved in numerous mediations and arbitrations.

In 1997, Professor Barkacs began teaching at the University of San Diego School of Business. Since then, she has…