Steven Berenson is an Administrative Law Judge with the California Department of Social Services. Before beginning this position, Berenson worked as a full-time law professor at several law schools, including 17 years at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Courses taught include Legal Ethics, Family Law, Legal Research and Writing, Elder Law and Remedies. Berenson also founded and directed Thomas Jefferson’s Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic. He has published three law school textbooks and approximately 30 full-length law review articles and shorter pieces on subjects relating to legal ethics, family law and the legal profession. Before entering academia, Berenson worked as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General. There, Berenson focused on administrative and constitutional litigation and consumer protection enforcement.