» Mario W. Mainero
Professor, Director, Bar Services

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Mario W. Mainero
Phone:
(714) 628-2518
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Education
Claremont McKenna College, Bachelor of Arts
The University of New Mexico, Master of Arts
The University of New Mexico, Juris Doctor
Biography
Mario Mainero is Professor of Academic Achievement and Director of Bar Services. From 1995-1997, he served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Chapman Law School, teaching Legal Research and Writing and California Civil Procedure. and from 1999-2001, he served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, teaching Legal Skills. From August, 2001 to January, 2007, he served as a full-time Professor of Law and Director of the Academic Success Program at Whittier Law School, where he also served as Associate Dean for Student and Graduate Academic Support. In that capacity, Professor Mainero developed Whittier Law School's academic support and bar preparation programs, including an early bar preparation program that eventually doubled Whittier's bar passage rate to nearly 60% on the July, 2006 California Bar Exam. At Whittier Law School, he taught a number of courses, including Legal Analysis Workshop, a for-credit bar preparation course that taught essay writing and analysis in each of the bar courses, Evidence, Torts, Legal Skills, and Law Practice Theory and Economics. He was named Teacher of the Year at Whittier Law School for the 2005-06 Academic Year. From December, 2006 to February, 2010, Professor Mainero served as the Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to Orange County Supervisor John M.W. Moorlach. He administers Chapman Law School's bar preparation program, which includes his for-credit bar preparation course, which at Chapman Law School is titled Select Topics in American Law, and a free supplemental bar preparation program each winter and summer. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science cum laude from Claremont McKenna College, his Master's Degree in Political Science, including a minor in Research Methodology and Statistics, from the University of New Mexico, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of New Mexico.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Lecturer, BarBri Evidence, January and June, 2013
Lecturer, BarBri Evidence
Author and Lecturer, Aspen Publications’ “Bar Edge” Bar Exam Study Product, in Evidence and Business Associations