August 31, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes New Adjunct Faculty Members
Oregon Law is pleased to welcome Jonathan Mishkin, Leslie Baker, and Erin Zemper as adjunct instructors during the 2009-10 academic year.
Jonathan Mishkin has worked with the Portland law firm of Harang Long Gary Rudnick PC, since November 2008. His area of practice focuses on taxation, estate planning, and closely held business advice. Mishkin received his JD from Oregon Law in 2000 with concentrations in estate planning and business planning. He received his BA in economics and political science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Mishkin will teach Tax Practice and Procedure during the spring semester.
Leslie Baker is a former member of the United States Attorney’s Office, having served as Assistant United States Attorney (“AUSA”), among other positions. As AUSA, Baker prosecuted all types of federal criminal offenses from case initiation through appeal and post-conviction proceedings. She advised federal agents and law enforcement officers during investigative stages of cases. Baker received her JD from Oregon Law in 1978 and her BS in economics from the University of Oregon in 1974. Baker will teach Trial Practice during the fall and spring semesters.
Erin Zemper is a deputy district attorney with the Lane County District Attorney’s Office where she helps supervise the students in Oregon Law’s Prosecution Clinic. She previously served in the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office. Zemper received her JD in 2004 from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College. She received her BS in sociology from the University of Oregon in 1999. Zemper will be in charge of the Prosecution and Advanced Prosecution Clinics during the fall and spring semesters.