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Jack Landau

Pro Tem Faculty

Law, Law-JD
Office: Knight Law Center


The Honorable Jack L. Landau is a Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Willamette University College of Law and an Pro Tem Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law.  He served as an Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court from 2011 through 2017 and as a judge on the Oregon Court of Appeals from 1993 through 2010.  Before his appointment to the bench, Judge Landau served in the Oregon Department of Justice as Oregon’s Deputy Attorney General and worked in private practice as an associate and partner at the Portland firm of Lindsay, Hart, Neil & Weigler.  Judge Landau has co-edited several books on state constitutional law and statutory interpretation.  He has also authored some three-dozen law review articles on state and federal constitutional law and statutory interpretation.  He received a BA, magna cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College; a JD from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College; and an LLM from the University of Virginia School of Law.