Instructor



Valfrid T. Anderson, J.D. | Faculty

International American University


J.D.; University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, CA
B.A. in Political Science; San Francisco State University; San Francisco, CA

Professor Anderson graduated with a Bachelor’s in Political Science from San Francisco State University.  He got his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). At Boalt, he earned the “Best Oral Argument in Moot Court and the American Jurisprudence” award in Contracts.

He began his legal career at the Westside law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips where he specialized in Securities and Banking law.  He then moved on to Western Federal Savings & Loan Association in Marina del Rey.  There, he started as Assistant General Counsel and subsequently was promoted to Senior Vice President – Loan Operations.

After leaving Western Federal Savings, he helped to develop several start-up ventures in communications and recycling.  He continues to serve as general counsel for these entities as well as function in various business capacities, usually marketing.

He currently teaches at several other schools, mostly in law and legal related fields, including business.

He co-authored the book The Promises Game – How to Actually Do What You Want to Do. His claim to fame is that he has been to all fifty states.