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Jeremiah Ho - Assistant Professor of Law

Jeremiah Ho's faculty portrait.

J.D. Whittier College School of Law
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Courses and administrative duties

Professor Jeremiah Ho teaches Contracts, Products Liability, and Remedies.

Professional background

Professor Ho joined the faculty at UMass Law in 2012. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his J.D. from Whittier Law School. During law school, Professor Ho was the Executive Editor of the Whittier Law Review, where he was selected as the law review’s 2008 Editor of the Year. After earning his J.D., Professor Ho was an associate at Marron & Associates in Long Beach, California, where he handled complex civil litigation cases in employment law and wage-and-hour matters.

Prior to joining UMass Law, Professor Ho taught as an assistant professor of academic support at Whittier Law School in California and then as a visiting associate professor at Washburn University School of Law in Kansas. From 2010 to 2012, he was also the inaugural fellow at the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, co-sponsored by the law schools at Gonzaga University, Washburn University, and the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.  

In 2014, Professor Ho was selected as one of Lawyers of Color’s 50 Law Professors Under 50. He also currently serves as a contributing faculty member of the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning and co-edits The Learning Curve (AALS Section on Academic Support Newsletter). His other academic honors include the UCLA Dean’s Prize for Undergraduate Research and Writing, several UCLA Vice Provost Recognition Awards, and the Susan McGuigan Oral Advocacy Competition (1st-Round Winner).   

Professor Ho is a member of the State Bar of California and the Federal District Court for the Central District of California.   


Weather Permitting: Incrementalism, Animus, and the Art of Forecasting Marriage Equality After U.S. v. Windsor, 62 Clev. St. L. Rev. 1 (2014).

I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff—But Then You’ll Blow My Case Away: Dealing with Dismissed and Bad-Faith Defendants in California’s Anti-SLAPP Statute, 30 WHITTIER L. REV. 533 (2009)

Comment, What’s Love Got to Do with It? The Corporations Model of Marriage in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate, 28 WHITTIER L. REV. 1239 (2007)

Curriculum Reforms at Washburn University School of Law (co-authored with Michael Hunter Schwartz) in Reforming Legal Education (ed. David Moss) (2012)

A New Rhetorical Angle in Marriage Equality Cases, The L.A. Daily J., Feb. 23, 2012 at 8

Cleaning Up the Mortgage Mess, The L.A. Daily J., Dec. 23, 2010 at 4

Concerns Over Emergent Technologies Blur Patentability of Processes, The L.A. Daily J., Jul. 6, 2010 at 6

What’s the Impact of Citizens United?, The L.A. Daily J., Feb. 2, 2010 at 6

Driver Lawsuits and the Issue of Control, The L.A. Daily J., Jan. 14, 2010, at 4

Business Methods: Patentable or Not?, The L.A. Daily J., Nov. 24, 2009, at 5

The Aftermath of a Shaken Industry, The L.A. Daily J., Oct. 27, 2009, at 5

The Tension Behind Strategic Defaults, The L.A. Daily J., Oct. 14, 2009, at 5

A SLAPP Split, The L.A. Daily J., Sept. 3, 2009, at 7





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