Faculty Profiles

Grace Blumberg

Grace Ganz Blumberg

Distinguished Professor of Law Emerita
B.A. University of Colorado, 1960
J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1971
LL.M. Harvard, 1974
UCLA Faculty Since 1979

Grace Blumberg teaches Property, Community Property, and Family Law. Her primary areas of research are marital property, family law, and social welfare. She is a Reporter for the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution (2002), for which she authored the chapters on child support and nonmarital cohabitation. A gifted teacher who has made significant contributions to the School of Law's Academic Support Program, Professor Blumberg received the School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1989 and the University's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1999.

Before joining UCLA, Professor Blumberg clerked on a New York appellate court, was a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School, and spent five years on the SUNY Buffalo Law School faculty.

Professor Blumberg has authored, in addition to the ALI Principles, the casebook Community Property in California (6th ed., 2012) and Blumberg's California Family Code Annotated (20th ed., 2014).