CSU General Counsel

John Walsh

John Walsh joined the Office of General Counsel in January 2018 and is University Counsel for California State University Dominguez Hills. He also serves as a resource attorney for bonds, contracts and advancement. Prior to joining CSU, John worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District, first as an attorney in the Office of General Counsel and then as the District's Deputy Chief Financial Officer. His areas of responsibility included budget, audits, risk management and financial reporting, debt issuance and treasury, civil rights and student issues, the Magnet program, and government relations. Before L.A. Unified, John practiced law with Best, Best & Krieger where he specialized in the representation of colleges, school districts and other public entities


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Doctorate, Claremont Graduate School
  • M.A. , American University
  • B.A., Queen's University (Canada)

Telephone No. (562) 951-4500
Fax No. (562) 951-4959
E-mail Address: jwalsh@calstate.edu

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Last Updated: February 27, 2019