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Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law | Adoption Law | Antitrust | Appellate Advocacy | Civil Procedure | Civil Rights Law | Clinical Legal Education | Commercial Law |Constitutional LawContract Law | Corporate Law | Criminal Law | Education Law | Election Law |Employment and Labor Law | Entrepreneurship Law | Environmental Law | Ethics | EvidenceFamily Law | Heath Law | Immigration Law | Intellectual Property Law | International Law | Judicial Decision Making | Land Use Law | Law and Economics | Law and Inequality | Law and Psychology | Legal Employment | Legal History | Legal Writing | Real Estate Law | Religion and Law | Legislative Process | Litigation | National Security Law | Property Law | Securities Fraud | Supreme Court | Taxation | Technology Law | Tort Law | Trusts and Estates | Veterans' Benefits Law | Virginia Appellate Practice

Administrative Law


Evan J. Criddle
Administrative Law

Neal E. Devins
Administrative Law

Allison Orr Larsen
Administrative Law

Adoption Law


James Dwyer 
Adoption Law

Vivian E. Hamilton
Adoption Law

Antitrust


Alan J. Meese
Antitrust

Appellate Advocacy


Jennifer R. Franklin
Appellate Advocacy

Tara Leigh Grove
Appellate Advocacy

Civil Procedure


Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Civil Procedure

Evan J. Criddle
Civil Procedure

Michael Steven Green
Civil Procedure

Tara Leigh Grove
Civil Procedure

Vivian Hamilton
Civil Procedure

Civil Rights Law


Neal E. Devins
Civil Rights Law

Davison M. Douglas
Civil Rights Law

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Civil Rights Law

Tara Leigh Grove
Civil Rights Law

Allison Orr Larsen
Civil Rights Law

Timothy Zick
Civil Rights Law


Corporate Law


Darian M. Ibrahim

Corporate Law

Eric A. Kades
Corporate Law

Alan J. Meese
Corporate Law

Nathan B. Oman
Corporate Law

Clinical Legal Education


Patricia Roberts
Clinical Education
Medical Legal Partnerships

Crystal S. Shin
Clinical Education

Commercial Law


Peter A. Alces
Sales

Nathan B. Oman
Bankruptcy

Constitutional Law


Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Federal Courts

Lynda L. Butler
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Neal E. Devins
Constitutional Law

Davison M. Douglas
Constitutional Law

Michael Steven Green
Federal Courts
 2nd Amendment

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Tara Leigh Grove
Constitutional Law
Constitutional History
Federal Courts

Eric A. Kades
Emminent Domain (Takings)

Allison Orr Larsen
Constitutional Law
14th Amendment

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Eminent Domain (Takings)

James Y. Stern
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Timothy Zick
Constitutional Law
First Amendment


Contract Law


Peter A. Alces
Contract Law

Angela M. Banks
Contract Law

Nathan B. Oman
Contract Law

Corporate Law


Darian M. Ibrahim
Corporate Law

Criminal Law


Jeffery Bellin
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Justice

Nancy Combs
Criminal Law
International Criminal Law

Adam M. Gershowitz
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Justice
Capital Punishment

Laura R. Killinger
Criminal Law
Jury Selection
Jury Prosecution
Prosecutors
Trials in Criminal Cases


Fredric I. Lederer

Criminal Procedure
Criminal Justice
Military Criminal Law

Paul Marcus
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Justice
Capital Punishment

Linda A. Malone
Criminal Law
International Criminal Law

Cynthia V. Ward
Criminal Law
Criminal Justice
Law and Sexual Violence

Education Law


James Dwyer
Education Law
Homeschooling

Vivian Hamilton
Education Law

Patricia Roberts
Special Education

Crystal S. Shin
Special Education

Election Law


Rebecca Green
Election Law

Employment and Labor Law


Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Employment Discrimination Law
Labor Law

Susan S. Grover
Employment Discrimination Law

Erin J. Hendrickson
Employment Law

Robert E. Kaplan
Employment Law
Employment Discrimination

Entrepreneurship Law


Darian M. Ibrahim
Law and Entreprenuership

Environmental Law


Lynda L. Butler
Natural Resources Law
Water Law


Roy A. Hoagland
Environmental Law
Water Law


Linda A. Malone
Environmental Law
International Environmental Law


Ronald H. Rosenberg

Environmental Law

Ethics


Michael Steven Green
Professional Responsibility

Mason Earnest Lowe
Professional Responsibility

Patricia Roberts
Professional Responsibility

Evidence


Jeffrey Bellin
Evidence

Fredric I. Lederer
Evidence

Mason Earnest Lowe
Evidence

Family Law


James Dwyer
Family Law
Children and the Law

Vivian Hamilton
Family Law
Children and the Law

Health Law


Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Affordable Care Act
Food and Drug Law
Health Law
Medical Devices


Immigration Law


Angela M. Banks
Immigration Law

Evan J. Criddle
Refugee and Asylum Law

Intellectual Property Law


Laura A. Heymann
Intellectual Property Law
Copyright Law
Trademark Law

Paul Marcus 
Entertainment and Sports Law
Copyright Law

Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
Intellectual Property Law
Patent Law
International IP Law

James Y. Stern
Intellectual Property Law

International Law


Angela M. Banks
International Law
International Law Human Rights
Comparative and Foreign Law

Judge Judith Barzilay
International Trade Law

Nancy Combs
International Criminal Law
Human Rights Law
Transitional Justice

Evan J. Criddle
International Law
International Human Rights
International Law of Armed Conflict
International Refugee Law

Paul Marcus
Comparative and Foreign Law

Linda A. Malone
Comparative Law
International Law
International Criminal Law
International Environmental Law


Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
International Intellectual Property Law
International Trade Law


Christie S. Warren
Comparative Law
Comparative Constitutional Systems
Human Rights Law
International Law
Post-Conflict Law

Judicial Decision Making


Neal E. Devins
Judicial Decision Making

Allison Orr Larsen
Judicial Decision Making

Land Use Law


Lynda L. Butler
Land Use
Zoning


Eric A. Kades
Land Use Law

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Land Use Law

Law and Economics


Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Economic Analysis of Law
Empirical Methods
Expert Economic Testimony

Darian M. Ibrahim
Law and Economics

Eric A. Kades
Law and Economics

Alan J. Meese
Law and Economics

Nathan B. Oman
Law and Economics

Sarah L. Stafford
Law and Economics

Law and Inequality



Eric A. Kades
Law and Inequality

Law and Psychology


Cynthia V. Ward
Law and Psychology

Legal Employment


Robert E. Kaplan
Externships
Law Student and Graduate Employment


Legal History


Davison M. Douglas
Legal History

Thomas J. McSweeney
Legal History

Legal Writing



Anna Perez Chason
Legal Writing


Jennifer R. Franklin

Legal Writing

Erin J. Hendrickson
Legal Writing

Robert E. Kaplan
Legal Writing

Laura R. Killinger
Legal Writing

Mason Earnest Lowe
Legal Writing

Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Legal Writing

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Legal Writing

Legislative Process


Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Federal Legislation
Statuatory Interpretation

Anna Perez Chason
Legislative Process

Allison Orr Larsen
Federal Legislation
Statuatory Interpretation


Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Federal Legislation

Litigation


Jeffrey Bellin
Litigation

Tara Leigh Grove
Appellate Advocacy

Fredric I. Lederer
Trial Practice

Mason Earnest Lowe
Litigation


Local Government


Ronald H. Rosenberg

Local Government Law

National Security Law


Evan J. Criddle

National Security Law

Linda A. Malone
National Secuity Law


Negotiation Law


Cynthia V. Ward
Negotiation for Lawyers


Neuroscience and Law


Peter A. Alces

Neuroscience and Law


Philosophy and Law


James Dwyer

Legal Philosophy

Michael Steven Green
Legal Philosophy

Property Law


Lynda L. Butler
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Property Law
Takings

Eric A. Kades
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

James Y. Stern
Property Law
Takings


Ronald H. Rosenberg
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

Real Estate Law



Lynda L. Butler
Real Estate Law

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Real Estate Law

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Real Estate Law


Religion and Law


James Dwyer

First Amendment
Religion and Schools

Nathan B. Oman
Religion and Law

Christie S. Warren
Islamic Law

Timothy Zick
Religion and Law
First Amendment

Securities Fraud


Darian M. Ibrahim
Securities Law

Statistics and Law


Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Statistics and Law

Eric A. Kades
Statistics and Law

Sarah L. Stafford
Statistics and Law

Supreme Court


Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Supreme Court

Neal E. Devins
Supreme Court

Tara Leigh Grove
Supreme Court

Allison Orr Larsen
Supreme Court

Alan J. Meese

Supreme Court

Timothy Zick
Supreme Court

Taxation


Eric D. Chason
Employee Benefits
Federal Income Taxation

William M. Richardson
Corporate Taxation
Federal Income Taxation
Partnership Taxation
U.S. International Taxation

Technology Law


Jeffery Bellin
Electronic Evidence

Laura A. Heymann

Internet Law

Fredric I. Lederer
Courtroom Technology
Electronic Discovery
Electronic Evidence



Tort Law


Peter A. Alces
Products Liability

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Tort Law

Laura A. Heymann
Tort Law

Eric A. Kades
Tort Law

Alan J. Meese
Tort Law

Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
Tort Law

James Y. Stern
Tort Law

Trusts and Estates


Eric D. Chason
Trusts and Estates

James Dwyer
Trusts and Estates

Thomas J. McSweeney
Trusts and Estates

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Trusts and Estates

Veterans' Benefits Law



Patricia E. Roberts
Veteran's Benefits Law

Virginia Appellate Procedure



Jennifer R. Franklin
Virginia Appellate Procecure
Habeas Corpus