Fr. Bryan Pham is a member of the Society of Jesus. He serves on the faculty of the Theological Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University and collaborates with the Education Law Services at LMU. Additionally, Fr. Pham serves as Chaplain at Loyola Law School and practices immigration law at the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic. Fr. Pham also works as Judge and Defender of the Bond with the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Before coming to LMU, Fr. Pham had worked with Jesuit Refugee Service, Gonzaga University's Gonzaga-in-Florence, the Roman Catholic Military Ordinariate of Canada, and was Parochial Vicar at St. Ignatius Parish (Portland). He had also taught at Bellarmine Preparatory High School (Tacoma) and Seattle Preparatory High School (Seattle), and had served as professor of Canon Law at the Jesuit Theologate in Viet Nam. An active member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and the Kalispel Tribal Court Bar Association, Fr. Pham is also a member of the Canon Law Society of America, the Canadian Canon Law Society, Alpha Sigma Nu, and is a presenter at the Education Law Symposium.
University of Ottawa (Canada): Ph.D
Université Saint-Paul (Canada): J.C.D.
Pontificia Università Gregoriana (Italy): J.C.L.
Seattle University School of Law (Seattle): J.D.
University of Toronto (Canada): M.Div
Regis College (Canada): S.T.B.
Gonzaga University (Spokane): B.A., (Philosophy, Political Science, & Religious Studies)
Areas of Expertise (10)
Pastoral Theology & Pastoral Practices
Temporal Goods & Church Governance
Refugee and Immigration Law
Federal Indian Law
- Washington State Bar Association
- Kalispel Tribal Court Bar Association, Kalispel Tribe of Indians
- Canon Law Society of America
- Canadian Canon Law Society
- Antilles Canon Law Society
- Alpha Sigma Nu (Gonzaga University Chapter)
- Education Law Services
- Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity
Public Juridic Persons and Chapter 11 Reorganization BankruptcyStudia Canonica (2017)
Civilly incorporated Catholic institutions (public juridic persons) in the United States filing for reorganization bankruptcy, and how canon law and civil law intersect.
Catholic Institutions and Chapter 11 Reorganization Bankruptcy: U.S.A. Civil Law and Canonical ConsiderationsStudia Canonica (2018)
What to consider when Catholic institutions file for Chapter 11 Reorganization Bankruptcy in the U.S.A under both civil law and canon law.