Our faculty are experienced attorneys and teachers.

Faculty commitment to student success and their legal experience set them apart.

Our professors base their teaching on extensive professional experience, averaging 13 years of law practice before entering the classroom.

Imagine learning criminal law from a professor who was a prosecutor for 20 years—or learn about national security from a retired brigadier general and former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense.

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Competitions »

Students compete at competitions across the United States.

A team recently earned the national title in a client counseling competition, later representing the United States in a world competition held in Europe.

Research & Writing »

Research and Writing is just as important as torts, contracts, and property.

Research & Writing professors edit The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing , The Scrivener (Scribes' newsletter), and Clarity . The Scribes Journal is the oldest law journal devoted exclusively to legal writing.

Featured Faculty

Several of our outstanding faculty members.

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