Professor Devin Kinyon has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Membership is limited to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board.
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.
Professor Kinyon is the director of the Office of Academic & Bar Success at the Santa Clara University School of Law. He oversees academic support and Bar Exam preparation at the Law School. He teaches Real Property and Community Property. Professor Kinyon teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law. He is also the chair of the State Bar of California’s Law School Council. Professor Kinyon joined the Santa Clara Law faculty in 2011.
He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (2000). He completed his master’s degree at the University of San Francisco School of Education (2004), and his law degree at the University of San Francisco School of Law (2011).