Brian Maienschein

Adjunct Law Professor

  • JD, 1994, California Western School of Law
  • BA, 1991, University of California, Santa Barbara

Areas of Expertise

Professor Maienshein teaches Election Law.

Professional Experience

Maienschein is a State Assembly member for the State of California, representing the 77th Assembly District since 2012. Before joining the Assembly, he served eight years on the San Diego City Council, and as the city’s first Commissioner on Homelessness.

Honors and Affiliations

Maienschein was named the Legislator of the Year by the California Small Business Association for his support of small businesses. He also received the Easter Seals California Assembly Champion Award for his work with the developmentally disabled community and the San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Hero Compassion Award for championing animal rights.