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Oregon Law welcomes 2011-12 visiting faculty

Prestigious professors from across the nation will be in residence at the School of Law

The University of Oregon School of Law is welcoming 10 prestigious visiting faculty members for the 2011-12 academic year. The new arrivals bring a wide variety of real-world and classroom experience to help instruct a new generation of practicing lawyers and scholars.

The visiting faculty includes:

Grant Christensen
Christensen is coming from the University of Toledo College of Law where he taught Federal Indian Law. He will teach Indian Law and Conflicts of Law during the fall semester.

Ellen Deason
Deason is the faculty director for the Moritz LL.M. (master of laws) program at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. She will teach International Business Arbitration and Comparative Dispute Resolution during the fall semester.

Joseph Grant
Grant teaches Business Associations and Estates and Trusts at Capital University Law School. He will teach Trusts and Estates I and Trusts and Estates II during the fall semester.

Deborah McGregor
McGregor is a professor at Indiana University School of Law in its Top 10-ranked Legal Research and Writing program. She will teach two sections of LRW I and Principles of Rhetoric during the fall semester.

Adele Morrison
Morrison is a faculty member at the Northern Illinois University College of Law. She will teach Criminal Law and Law and Sexuality during the spring semester.

Anne Mullins
Mullins spent five years at Susman Godfrey LLP in Houston, where she specialized in complex commercial litigation. She will teach Legal Research and Writing I and Judicial Writing during the fall semester and Legal Research and Writing II during the spring semester.

Rhonda Reaves
Reaves is a professor at Florida A&M University College of Law. She will teach Employment Discrimination and Property during the spring semester.

Michelle Slack
Slack has served as a visiting faculty member at several law schools — most recently at the University of Pittsburgh and Seattle University. She will teach Civil Procedure and Complex Litigation during the fall semester, and Evidence and Federal Jurisdiction Seminar during the spring semester.

Megan Thompson
Thompson is an alumna of the University of Oregon School of Law. Thompson most recently served as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where she clerked for Judges Milan D. Smith, Jr. and Alfred T. Goodwin. She will teach Civil Procedure during the fall semester, and Advanced Appellate Advocacy and Children and the Law during the spring semester.

Kevin Tu
Tu is a former lecturer on Contracts at the University of Washington School of Law and member of Davis Wright Tremaine’s business and commercial transactions practice groups. He will teach Secured Land Transactions and Financial Institutions during the fall semester, and Commercial Law and Corporate Finance during the spring semester.


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