Faculty Biography

Theresa J. Player

Professor of Law

  • JD, 1973, University of California, Los Angeles
  • AB, 1969, San Diego State University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Player teaches in the areas of trial practice, negotiation, and interviewing and counseling.

Professional Experience

Player was a staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of San Diego. She worked with the American Bar Association section on legal education as a member of four law school accreditation teams. She joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1980.

Honors and Affiliations

Player is the full-time faculty advisor for USD’s Civil Clinic.

Key Works

Player is co-author and editor of California Trial Techniques (with Clifford and Pershbacker) (Michie Press, 1996).

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Contact Information

Warren Hall 308-B
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(P) (619) 260-7434


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(619) 260-6843