Prof. Landes (Government and Media) has taught media-related courses for more than ten years. He has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1979, and has an extensive media business background. He has worked in the production of instructional television programming, television commercials, industrial film and video, and special interest video programs. Landes has also been active in TV business affairs, home video distribution and motion picture labor relations.
For the past ten years, Landes has served as a parent volunteer in the Los Angeles Unified School District's Special Education reform initiative. Landes holds degrees from the City University of New York, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and Southwestern University School of Law.