Professor Juan Carlos Ibarra’s research examines legal analysis, teaching and research methods, and antiracist pedagogy.
Professor Ibarra teaches students how to analyze legal issues in a range of subjects, including Civil Procedure, Property Law, Wills and Trusts, and Community Property. Through his teaching, Professor Ibarra helps students develop advanced critical thinking skills with a student-centered approach to studying the law.
As an affiliated scholar with the Center for Racial and Economic Justice (CREJ), Professor Ibarra’s work involves developing and integrating antiracist curriculum into the first-year curriculum.
He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School in New York, NY, and a B.A. in History from UC Santa Barbara. He is admitted to practice law in California (active) and New York (inactive). He is a member of the Trusts and Estates Section of The State Bar of California and is also a certified mediator.
Columbia Law School 2011
University of California, Santa Barbara 2006
B.A., Public Policy
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 2011
Columbia Law School
A. Russell Buchanan Award 2006
UC Santa Barbara History Department's Highest Honor
Thomas M. Storke Award 2006
UC Santa Barbara's Highest Honor