West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200


 West Valley College Paralegal Program

               An ABA-Approved Paralegal Program



Stefani Dawkins

Associate Faculty Member

Teaching at WVC since 1997
Courses: Ethics and Paralegal Employment Preparation


David Doermann

Associate Faculty Member

Courses:  Electronic Discovery, Intellectual Property, Law Office Management 


Stacy Hopkins, J.D.

Program Chair

Full-time faculty member since 2005

Teaching at WVC since 2000

Courses: Introductory Courses, Civil Litigation, Constitutional Law, Criminal Trial Techniques, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Bankruptcy, Business Contract Law, Corporations, Employment,  Immigration, and Elder Law.
E-mail: stacy.hopkins@westvalley.edu


Gene Lindenbaum, J.D.

Associate faculty member (WVC & DeAnza) 

Teaching at WVC since 1999

Courses: Legal Analysis and Employment Law.


Peggy Mathieson, J.D.

Instructor Emeritus 

Full-time faculty member 2004 - 2016

Taught at WVC since 1996

Robert Valdez

Associate Faculty Member

Teaching at WVC since 2009
Course: Legal Research on the Internet


Teri Walinsky

Associate Faculty Member 

Teaching at WVC since 2015
Course:  Microsoft for the Law Office 


Andrea Wheeler

Associate Faculty Member

Teaching at WVC since 2015
Courses: Intellectual Property, Patents 






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