Richard Faulkner

Richard Faulkner

Associate Professor, Director, Academic Achievement
Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Expertise: Law School Academic Support Programs;
Office Location: Kennedy Hall 438
Phone: (714) 628-2663
California State University, Fullerton, Bachelor of Arts
Chapman University, Juris Doctor


Rick Faulkner is the Director of Academic Achievement for the Fowler School of Law and a full-time Instructor of Law. He is an alumnus of Chapman University Fowler School of Law, having graduated cum laude in 2004. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from California State University, Fullerton. While a student at Chapman, Professor Faulkner served as the Senior Notes and Comments editor of the Chapman Law Review, was an executive board member of the Appellate Moot Court Honor Board, and spent two years as a Dean’s Fellow for Legal Research and Writing. Following law school, Professor Faulkner was a practicing family law litigator, handling a variety of cases at the trial and appellate court levels. He became an adjunct professor at Chapman in 2006, teaching Legal Research and Writing and Remedies, and joined as a full-time faculty member in 2007.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

California Bar Edge Study Package (Civil Procedure)
What Not to Write: Real Essays, Real Scores, Real Feedback (CA Edition)