Dick Ackerman

Lecturer

Former California State Senator

Background:

Dick Ackerman has been an attorney in California for over 50 years and specialized in business law and government relations.  

He served on the Fullerton City Council for 12 years serving twice as Mayor. Ackerman served in the California Assembly for 5 years and the State Senate for 8 years, 4 years as Minority Leader. He has worked with three California Governors on major issues including the budget and bond proposals. Ackerman has been part time faculty at UC Berkeley and UCI Law. He received a B.A. in Mathematics from UC Berkeley and J.D. from UC Hastings Law School.

Since leaving the Legislature, Ackerman has assisted clients, public and private, in dealing with government at the city, county, state and federal levels.

rackerma@uci.edu 

Current Courses:

So You Want to Change the Law? Mastering the Legislative and Congressional Process and Politics

Prior Courses:

So You Want to Change the Law? Mastering the Legislative and Congressional Process and Politics