Whether it’s the addition of new professors or the launch of a new curricular modernization initiative, Willamette Law is constantly embracing innovation in legal education. In an era when technology and innovation is increasingly a key part of the law school landscape, Willamette Law is leading the charge. The university recently announced six new professors who bring a wide range of legal expertise to the school. They include:
Willamette Law has announced the appointment of Stephanie Davidson as director of the law library. Stephanie will also be a part of the Legal Library’s teaching staff. She is currently an associate professor of law at Willamette Law and will teach land use law. She is a leading expert in the area of legal design and regulation of money.
Willamette Law has also announced the addition of a new adjunct professor. Terrence Green will join the university to teach immigration law this fall. He has previously worked as a litigator and expects to pursue a career in employment law after graduating from the law school.
Willamette Law also announced that it has added a fourth-year Direct Admission Program to its curriculum. The program allows students to gain four years at the University of Alaska Southeast and three years at Willamette Law, with all awards renewable based on academic good standing.
Willamette Law also announced that they will be offering a Signature Strengths Initiative to help students identify their best strengths. The program will also include the addition of a LexScholars Post-Baccalaureate program, which will guide admissions pathways. In addition, the college is adding a Health Law Certificate. These programs will help students develop skills in health care law and law related to the health care field.
The School of Law recently announced the names of the newest faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. In addition, the School of Law is also welcoming two new first-year students and two new graduate students to the class of 2020-2021. The new students join a class that is one of the school’s most academically talented groups in recent history. These students will also receive recognition for their outstanding achievements during the upcoming academic year.
The School of Law is also launching a new Children’s Law Training Center, which will provide a first-class training space for students. It will also feature immersive learning simulations and a faculty member whose expertise will be particularly relevant to children’s law.
The school will also be hosting a series of interdisciplinary seminars for students focusing on gender non-conforming people, women, and the law. In addition, a new Health Law Certificate will be added to the curriculum, and the College of Law is adding two new certificate programs. These programs will help students develop skills in law related to health care.
The College of Law also announced that the University of Denver Sturm College of Law fellow will be joining the faculty. Elizabeth Chambliss will join the American Law Institute as a professor. In addition, David Friedman joins the ISG Legal department as an associate professor of law.