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In Memoriam: Honorable Paul Galbraith Flynn

Paul Galbraith Flynn

Former Pepperdine Law professor and California Superior Court judge, the Honorable Paul Galbraith Flynn, passed away on August 10 in Santa Barbara. Flynn is remembered fondly by his students and fellow faculty members.

From the Los Angeles Times:

Paul served from Ensign to Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy in the Western Pacific 1961-65, before earning his J.D. in 1968 from the University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA. He was an associate at O'Melveny & Myers 1968-71 and then Assistant U.S. Attorney 1971-78, and Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney 1978-80 for the district of CA in Los Angeles. From 1985-89 he was a Professor of Law at Pepperdine University, School of Law. In 1989 he was appointed by Governor Deukmejian as a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles County where he served on the bench for 20 years, adjudicating criminal cases.

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