Fr. Bryan V. Pham, S.J., J.D., J.C.D., Ph.D.

Law Chaplain & Assistant Professor of Law

Fr. Bryan Pham is the Chaplain to the Law School and is an Assistant Professor of Law. He teaches Legal Methods and Jurisprudence, and he is the Supervising Attorney for the Indian Law/General Public Practice Clinic. Ordained in 2004, Fr. Pham is a Jesuit...

Fr. Pham

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

M.Div., University of Toronto

J.D., Seattle University School of Law

J.C.L., Pontifical Gregorian University

J.C.D., Université Saint Paul

Ph.D., University of Ottawa

Courses Taught

Legal Methods & Jurisprudence

Indian Law/General Public Practice Clinic

Catholicism (GU Undergraduate; Religious Studies Dept.)

Canon Law and US Civil Law in Dialogue (GU Undergraduate; Religious Studies Dept.)


Fr. Bryan Pham is the Chaplain to the Law School and is an Assistant Professor of Law. He teaches Legal Methods and Jurisprudence, and he is the Supervising Attorney for the Indian Law/General Public Practice Clinic.

Ordained in 2004, Fr. Pham is a Jesuit priest of the USA-West Province of the Society of Jesus. He did his undergraduate studies at Gonzaga University. He received an S.T.B. from Regis College, and an M.Div. from the University of Toronto. He also received a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, a J.C.L. from the Pontifical Gregorian University, a J.C.D. from Université Saint Paul, and a Ph.D. from the University of Ottawa.

An active member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Canon Law Society of America, Fr. Pham also serves on the Board of Trustees of Gonzaga University, the Board of Directors of Gonzaga Preparatory, a Judge and a Defender of the Bond with the Metropolitan Marriage Tribunal in the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and he represents the Jesuits on the Jesuit Committee for Investment Responsibility.

Publications

  • Public Juridic Persons and Chapter 11 Reorganization Bankruptcy | Studia Canonica (2017)
  • Catholic Institutions and Chapter 11 Reorganization Bankruptcy: U.S.A. Civil Law and Canonical Considerations | Studia Canonica (2018)

Presentations

  • “Corporate Advocacy in the Jesuit World: Shareholder Resolutions and Corporate Advocacy Strategies”, Ignatian Solidarity Network, February 2020
  • “Canon Law and Civil Law: Where is the Intersect?”, Education Law Symposium, National Catholic Education Association, July 2019
  • “Interacting with Difficult Parties in a Judicial Process: Strategies and Insights”, Canon Law Society of America, Southwest Regional Conference, March 2017
  • Pope Francis’ motu proprio Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus and the 1983 Code of Canon Law”, St. Paul’s Catholic Student Center, Boise State University, December 2015