Jason Light teaches Legal Research and Writing, Deposition Skills, Pretrial Civil Litigation and Introduction to the Lawyer-Client Relationship at UCLA School of Law. He has also taught Legal Research, Writing and Analysis for LLMs and several undergraduate prelaw courses in the past. Professor Light co-authored Depositions in a Nutshell with Professors Moore, Binder and Bergman.
Professor Light received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1996 and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1999. During law school, Professor Light was a teaching assistant for Professor Herbert Morris’ Criminal Law course and a writing advisor for Professor Tom Holm’s Lawyering Skills class. He was a member of UCLA’s Moot Court Honors Program and received the Gail McKinney Wheat Scholarship. Prior to joining the law school faculty, Professor Light was a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Dewey Ballantine.