Professor Philip Merkel received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law and went on to pass the CA Bar Examination in 1988.
Professor Merkel specializes in Remedies, which he has taught for the Fleming's Fundamentals of Law Bar Review for over twenty years. Professor Merkel authored the substantive law outline and exam answers contained in the Fleming's bar review materials that he uses for his Fleming's bar review presentations.
Professor Merkel has served as a professor of law at Western State University College of Law since 1986, first as an associate professor of law and then as a full-time tenured professor of law. He specializes in Torts and Remedies.
In addition to Professor Merkel's impressive academic achievements, including many more that are too extensive to list here, he has more than fourteen books and scholarly publications to his credit.