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Course Directory 2005-2006

NEW & VISITING FACULTY -  2005-2006 ACADEMIC YEAR

NEW FACULTY

JENNIFER E. ROTHMAN  [Fall 2005: Right of Publicity Seminar and Trademarks & Unfair Competition; Spring 2006:  Legal Issues in Reality & Non-Fiction Works Seminar ]
Professor Rothman received her J.D. in 2002 from the UCLA School of Law.  She graduated first in her class, receiving the Jerry Pacht Memorial Constitutional Law Award for her scholarship in that field.  While in law school, she was a two-time recipient of the Lawrence E. Irell prize, an articles editor of the UCLA Law Review, and a teaching fellow.  She clerked for Judge Marsha Berzon on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Professor Rothman then practiced law in Los Angeles with Irell & Manella in the firm's appellate litigation, intellectual property, and entertainment practices.  Prior to her legal career, she attended the University of Southern California's School of Cinema-Television where she received an M.F.A and directed an award-winning documentary, Wanderlust.  She then worked in the film industry for a number of years, including positions at Paramount Pictures and Castle Rock Entertainment.  Professor Rothman writes in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment and the First Amendment.  Her work focuses on conflicts between intellectual property protections, the First Amendment and tort and unfair competition laws.  For an illustrative article, see Copyright Preemption and the Right of Publicity 36 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 199 (2002).

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VISITING FACULTY

MARTIN BOROWSKI  [Fall 2005: The State & Religion: Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar; Spring 2006:  European Union Law]
Professor Borowski was awarded a fellowship by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes for graduate work leading to the research doctorate.  He took the Dr. iur. from the University of Kiel in Germany with summa cum laude honors.  The dissertation is addressed to questions of basic rights.  After a law apprenticeship in the District Court of the City of Kiel, he served as post-doctoral university assistant in the Faculty of Law at the University of Kiel from 1998 to 2004, under the direction of Professor Robert Alexy, and from 1 April 2004 as Oberassistant.  Borowski's Habilitation (post-doctoral dissertation), addressed to questions of freedom of religion and conscience in the German Constitution, was completed on 28 January 2004.  Three weeks later, the Faculty Senate at the University of Kiel appointed Borowski as University Lecturer, with recognition in the fields of constitutional and administrative law, European Community Law, and legal philosophy.  His research interests are directed primarily to questions of basic rights in constitutional law and supra-national law.  In addition, he has a lively interest in a range of problems in legal philosophy.  He was awarded a Feodor-Lynen-Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, for research on historical, comparative, and jurisprudential questions of constitutional review.  In the fall semester, Prof. Borowski is offering, together with Prof. Leigh Greenhaw, a seminar on religion and the constitution, and in the spring semester, a course on European Community Law.

MERCER E. BULLARD [Fall 2005: Corporations and Securities Regulation]
Bio at the University of Mississippi School of Law
Professor Bullard is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law and founder and president of Fund Democracy, a nonprofit advocacy group for mutual fund shareholders.  Following a clerkship with Judge Will Garwood on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Professor Bullard practiced securities law in Washington D.C. with Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering, and served as an Assistant Chief Counsel with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  He received his B.A. from Yale, his M.A. from Georgetown, and his J.D. from Virginia.  As one of the nation’s leading advocates for investors, he has submitted comment letters, organized rule-making petition drives, litigated issues, requested hearings on exemptions, drafted and edited legislation, and testified before House, Senate, Department of Labor, and state committees on mutual funds, 529 plans, 401(k) plans and other regulatory issues.  He was named by Investment News in March 2001 as one of the 25 most powerful voices in the financial services industry, cited by BusinessWeek for leading the fight
for shareholders' rights, named by a mutual fund trade publication as one of four “Fund Titans” for 2003, and listed by Registered Rep. magazine as one of “Ten to Watch” for 2004.  Professor Bullard also has been widely quoted on mutual fund issues in major newspaper and financial media, been featured in Business Week, Ticker Magazine, Research Magazine, Worth, TheStreet.com, and other publications, and appeared on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, CBS Evening News, CNBC, CNN, Wall Street Week, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and on other broadcasts.  He can be reached at mbullard@olemiss.edu.

DEBORAH A. GEIER  [Spring 2006:  Corporate Taxation and Federal Income Tax]
Bio at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Professor Geier is a summa cum laude graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and a magna cum laude graduate of the Case Western Reserve University Law School, where she was Articles Editor of the Law Review. Following her graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Monroe G. McKay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and, prior to joining the Cleveland-Marshall faculty in 1989, she was an associate in the tax group with the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. She is a co-author of the textbook "Federal Income Tax: Doctrine, Structure, & Policy" and an author of numerous academic articles. She has been a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the University of Florida in Gainesville and was the John J. Sparkman Chairholder of Law (Visiting) at the University of Alabama. She is a member of the American Law Institute, has served as Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Tax Section, and is active in the Teaching Taxation Committee of the ABA Tax Section. She has also served as an Academic Advisor to the Joint Committee on Taxation in connection with a tax simplification study mandated by Congress.

LEONARD GROSS [Fall 2005: Legal Profession; Spring 2006: Corporations]
Bio at Southern Illinois University Law School
Professor Gross has been a visiting faculty member at WUSL on previous occasions, having taught Legal Profession and Remedies with excellent reviews. He is a member of the Law Faculty at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Before arriving at SIU in 1983, Professor Gross clerked for Judge Frederick L. Brown of the Massachusetts Appeals Court from 1976 to1977, and practiced corporate litigation with the New York City law firm of Shearman & Sterling from 1977 to 1983. Professor Gross received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1973, where he majored in history. He received his J.D., Magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1976. Professor Gross is the author or co-author of the following books: Organizing Corporate and Other Business Enterprises (Matthew Bender 1998) (with M. Lee and D. Meyers); Supreme Court Appointments: Judge Bork and the Politicization of Senate Confirmations (SIU Press 1998) (with N. Vieira); and Agency and Partnership (Emanuel Publishing Corp. 1998). He is also the author of numerous articles in legal publications. At SIU, Professor Gross has taught the following courses: Legal Profession, Remedies, Agency and Partnership, Corporations, Federal Income Taxation, Interviewing and Counseling, Legal Writing and Evidence. Professor Gross has served as a Reporter for the Illinois Judicial Conference; he has been a member of the Carbondale Elementary School board; and he has been chairman of the Southern Illinois Chapter of the ACLU. He also has consulted and testified as an expert witness on cases involving legal ethics and legal malpractice.  Prof. Gross can be contacted at lgross@siu.edu .

MARK R. LEE  [Spring 2006: Criminal Law]
Bio at Southern Illinois University Law School
Professor Lee is a member of the Law Faculty at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He regularly teaches Criminal Law, Law & Economics, and a variety of business related courses, including Antitrust, Agency & Partnership, Corporations, and Securities Regulation. He serves as both a consulting attorney in antitrust, business organization, securities, and regulatory matters and as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, the National Association of Securities Dealers, and the N.Y. Stock Exchange. His publications include Organizing Corporate and Other Business Enterprises (6th ed., LexisNexis, 2000, with annual supplements) (with Leonard Gross) and Antitrust Law and Local Government (Greenwood Press 1985).  Professor Lee has also taught at other universities in Europe and the United States. In Europe, he has taught at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (courtesy of a Fulbright), Catholic University of Brussels (courtesy of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research), and the University of Warwick in Coventry. In the U.S., Professor Lee has taught at Georgetown; American University, Washington College of Law; University of Colorado; Miami University; and University of San Diego. He also served as a Visiting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and Private International Law in Hamburg. Professor Lee has delivered papers and lectures in Europe as well as the United States, including the first lecture by a full time non-European at an Erasmus Seminar on Legal Theory in Brussels. Professor Lee serves on the Board of Advisors of the Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of San Diego Law School. He has also served on the Illinois Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force (1990-91) and the Illinois Sunset Task Force on Utility Regulation Reform (1982-84). Before he came to SIU in 1977, Professor Lee practiced for the United States Department of Justice and the Attorney General of Texas. He obtained his law degree with high honors from the University of Texas and his B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.

DISTINGUISHED ADJUNCT FACULTY

JOEL K. GOLDSTEIN  [Fall 2005: Contracts]
Bio at Saint Louis University School of Law
Prof. Goldstein is member of the Law Faculty at St. Louis University.  He is one of the most highly respected presidential and constitutional scholars in American legal education. Currently, he is writing a book about the relationship between the presidency and the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Goldstein has studied extensively on the the vice presidency. His doctoral dissertation grew into his first book, The Modern American Vice Presidency: The Transformation of a Political Institution. Professor Goldstein has written widely on the vice presidency, consulted on vice presidential selection and is frequently interviewed on the subject. Over the years, Professor Goldstein has written numerous chapters and articles on the executive branch and constitutional law for prestigious legal journals. He is a contributor to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution and the Encyclopedia of the American Presidency. In 2003, he organized “Brown v. Board of Education: 50 Years Later,” a comprehensive conference examining the impact of the “separate but equal” decision on the American education system. Professor Goldstein received a doctorate in political science at Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar, and a law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a note editor of the Harvard Law Review. After law school, he was a law clerk for Judge W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. of the Federal District Court in Massachusetts, and practiced admiralty law for 12 years at Goldstein and Price in St. Louis. While he found practice satisfying, Professor Goldstein says he also found himself drawn to teaching and writing. In addition to his other scholarship, he is finishing work on the third edition of Understanding Constitutional Law (co-authored with Norman Redlich and John Attanasio), an admiralty law casebook, and an article on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decisions in 2003. Professor Goldstein joined the St. Louis University School of Law in 1994 and was named associate dean of faculty in 2001.

MICHAEL KORYBUT  [Fall 2005: Commercial Law]
Professor Michael Korybut is an Associate Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law. Professor Korybut received his J.D. in 1990 from Stanford Law School, where he served as the Executive Editor of the Stanford Law Review. Before joining the Saint Louis University Law Faculty in 1999, Professor Korybut served as a Teaching Fellow at Stanford Law School and as an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. He also practiced transactional commercial law in the San Francisco Bay area for four years. Professor Korybut researches and writes in the area of commercial law. He teaches Bankruptcy, Commercial Transactions, and Secured Transactions. Professor Korybut was voted the Teacher of the Year by the 2001 graduating class and by the 2002 graduating class of Saint Louis University School of Law.As Professor Korybut's biography notes below, he is a two-time Professor of the Year winner at his home school.  More information on Professor Korybut can be found at: 
http://law.slu.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.asp?username=korybutm

NEW ADJUNCT FACULTY

VINCENT A. BANKS III  [Fall 2005: Pretrial Practice & Procedure, sec 3]
Since becoming licensed in 1999, Prof. Banks has honed his skills as a litigator trying 13 jury trials (9 solo or lead counsel) to verdict, in St. Louis City and County Circuits, involving wrongful death, product liability, medical malpractice and personal injury. Some of his opponents have been Ford, Burger King, Dillard’s, Otis Elevator and Pizza Hut. He second chaired a $7.75 million dollar verdict in a pedestrian crossing case against Bi-State. Prof. Banks currently is an associate with Roberts, Perryman, Bomkamp and Meives, P.C. His experience is rounded out by over fifteen (15) years of corporate work negotiating aerospace contracts for products and services offered by LTV Aerospace and Defense, IBM and Boeing. He has also worked on capital hill as a legislative aide to US Congressman John Conyers, the Office of Privacy and Information Appeals within the US Department of Justice and the Legal Enforcement Water Division of the Environmental Protection Agency. His teaching experience includes performance as an internal IBM instructor and teacher in the paralegal program at Sanford Brown College.  Prof. Banks is a St. Louis native and graduate of St. Louis University High, Boston University (BA, 1978), Webster University (MA, 1984) and St. Louis University (JD, 1999) and a Member of the Missouri Bar, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Mound City Bar, the American Bar Association and National Bar Association.

JONATHAN C. BERNS  [Spring 2006:  Pretrial Practice & Procedure]
Jonathan Berns is a partner at the law firm of Weinhaus, Dobson, Goldberg & Moreland where he has practiced for 12 years.  Throughout his career, he has primarily devoted his practice to the representation of individuals in employment and civil rights cases.  He graduated from Cornell University, cum laude, in 1990 and from Washington University School of Law in 1993.  At the Law School, he was an Associate Editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly.  He has served as the Chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and is currently the Vice President of the St. Louis Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.  Prof. Berns is frequently asked to write and speak on topics involving the litigation of employment law and employment discrimination cases.
 

THOMAS M. BLUMENTHAL  [Spring 2006:  Arbitration Theory & Practice]
Tom Blumenthal is a principal in the law firm of Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C. He was formerly a Clinical Law Teacher at the Law School from 1979 through 1983, where he participated with Professor Tokarz in developing the Pretrial Practice and Procedure Course, and was a Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellow from Howard University from 1976-1978. Since leaving the Law School faculty in 1983, Mr. Blumenthal has been in private practice, concentrating in the areas of civil and constitutional litigation and alternate dispute resolution. He has been arbitrating and mediating cases since the mid-90s. He is on the Arbitration and Mediation Panels of the American Arbitration Association, frequently teaches AAA courses in Mediation and lectures at national AAA Neutrals Conferences on and Best Practices in Complex Arbitration. His mediation training is from the international training center of CDR Associates in Boulder, Colorado. He has written practice books on post-trial and appellate practice for the Missouri Practice Series, and has litigated and arbitrated cases across the country, including litigating before the U.S. Supreme Court. More information about Mr. Blumenthal can be found at http://www.pcblawfirm.com.

HON. RICHARD C. BRESNAHAN [Spring 2006; Practical Ethics For Civil Litigation] 
Richard C. Bresnahan is a Circuit Judge in St. Louis County, Division 18.  He was appointed to the bench by Gov. Bob Holden in June 2004. Prior to his appointment he practiced law for 30 years primarily in the area of civil litigation representing individuals, corporations and municipalities. He has tried in excess of 20 jury trials to verdict and hundreds of bench trials, all as first chair, in both State and Federal Courts. He served as a Municipal Judge in the City of Town and Country for 18 years and has presided over in excess of 1000 trials at the municipal and State court level . He has held several offices in the St. Louis County Bar Assn, and served as it's President in 1992. He received that organization's Distinguished Service Award in 2002 for distinguished and unselfish service to the organized Bar and the community. He was elected to the Twenty-First Judicial Circuit Judicial Commission for a six year term in 1998. This Commission is responsible for submitting panels of three attorneys to the Governor for judicial positions as they occur under the State of Missouri's non-partisian Court Plan. He was elected to the Missouri Bar Board of Governors in August 1999 and reelected in 2001, 2003 and 2005. Judge Bresnahan received his J.D. from the University of Missouri- Columbia School of Law in 1973 and his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Missouri- St. Louis in !967.  He can be reached at rcbres@msn.com.

CAROLINE G. CHICOINE  [Fall 2005: Trademark Practice]
Caroline Chicoine is a partner at Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis in the area of Intellectual Property and Information Technology.  She earned her Bachelors of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and earned her JD from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, where she was an editor of the Software Law Journal.  Prof. Chicoine was the recipient of the 2002 International Trademark Association's Volunteer Service Award for Advancement of the Association, and currently chairs the State Law subcommittee of the International Trademark Association's' Dilution committee.  She also served a three-year appointment to the Names Council of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers representing intellectual property interests.  Prof. Chicoine has authored a chapter on domain name governance in the International Trademark Association's "Trademark Law and the Internet" treatise and the article "INTA and the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers" in The Trademark Reporter (2003), and has been a repeat presenter at the International Trademark Association's "Trademarks in Cyberspace" conference.   More information about Prof. Chicoine may be found at: http://www.thompsoncoburn.com/AttyRes/2825Inte16.pdf

ROBERT J. ENDICOTT  [Spring 2006:  Business Planning & Drafting]
Robert Endicott is a partner at Bryan Cave LLP in St. Louis.  Prof. Endicott is involved in a broad-based general corporate practice with concentrations in securities law, mergers and acquisitions and closely held business matters.  He has represented underwriters and companies ranging from widely held public companies to emerging and start-up companies in matters such as public and private placement of debt and equity securities, including initial public offerings and Rule 144A private placements, mergers and acquisitions, shelf registrations, review and preparation of periodic reports and proxy materials for filing with the SEC, and general commercial transactions.  He has experience with companies in a number of industries, including medical device, plant sciences, retail, securities, telecommunications, insurance and manufacturing.  In addition,  Prof. Endicott has represented a life sciences private equity venture capital fund in connection with its formation and syndication and continues to advise the fund with respect to its portfolio company investments.  Formerly an associate in the real estate group at Shearman & Sterling in New York, New York, he joined the Bryan Cave LLP in 1995.  Prof. Endicott currently serves as an Advisory Board Member of the St. Louis branch of The Entrepreneurship Institute. Prior to graduating magna cum laude from New York University Law School, Prof. Endicott received a Master’s degree in trumpet performance from The Juilliard School in New York City.  He remains active musically.

JAMES W. ERWIN  [Fall 2005:  Appellate Advocacy]
James Erwin earned his J.D., cum laude, from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, in 1976. From 1976-84, he was an associate, and from 1984 to the present he has been a partner at Thompson Coburn LLP. He practices in the firm's class action and commericial areas and is co-chair of the firm's appellate practice group. He has briefed and argued over 100 appeals at all levels of the state and federal court system, including the United States Supreme Court. From 1980-84, he was a Lecturer in Law at Washington University School of Law.  

JONATHAN I.  GOLDSTEIN  [Spring 2006:  Commercial Real Estate Transactions] Professor Goldstein is Vice President of Project Finance at McCormack Baron Salazar, one of the nation's premier developers of affordable housing and community revitalization initiatives. At MBS,  Professor Goldstein structures the financial and legal dimensions of a portfolio of multifamily and mixed-use projects around the country. Professor Goldstein graduated from Yale University and from Washington University School of Law, where he was first in his class and Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. After graduating from the School of Law, Professor Goldstein clerked for the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circruit in Chicago, and practiced for several years with the U.S. Justice Department in both Washington D.C. and St. Louis. He then worked with two international management consultancies, helping to develop strategy for major corporations including Lockheed Martin, Nordstrom and Cadbury Schweppes. Before joining MBS, Professor Goldstein helped found Taproot Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm.

GARY GROWE  [Fall 2005:  Pretrial Practice & Procedure]
Gary Growe has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1977, specializing in the area of civil trial practice with special emphasis on personal injury, medical malpractice and commercial litigation. He is currently Chair of the Litigation Sectionat the St. louis law firm ofBlumenfeld, Kaplan and Sandweiss. He is a graduate of Indiana University and The George Washington University National Law Center.  Prof. Growe has lectured on issues relating to trial practice as part of programs sponsored by The Missouri Bar, St. Louis County Bar Association, St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, and University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 1986he was awarded the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award presented annually by the St. Louis County Bar Association. He has served as lead counsel in well over 150 jury and bench trials in the state and federal court systems in Missouri. He served on the Ladue School Board between 1996 and 2006 as well as serving on the executive board of The Lawyers Association and The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. 

EDWARD J. "TED" HEISEL [Spring 2006: Natural Resources Law]
Prof. Heisel serves as the Executive Director of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.  He is the chief administrator of the Coalition, as well as its primary legal counsel, and has been involved in many high-profile natural resource debates in recent years.  Prof. Heisel graduated from Harvard Law School in 1997, and received a bachelors degree in biology from Kansas State University in 1993.  Prior to moving back to his home state of Missouri and joining the Coalition, Ted practiced environmental law for two years in San Francisco, California.  See more at:  http://www.moenviron.org/Staff.asp.

DAVID HENLEY  [Fall 2005 & Spring 2006:  Health Insurance Law & Regulation]
Professor Henley received his J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1984 after graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science, Business and Economics. From 1985-1988, he served with the United Stated Army, attaining the rank of Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. His experience covered general legal assistance, trial defense and administrative law. In 1989, he accepted a staff attorney position with the Missouri Department of Insurance, where he supervised the investigation of agents, brokers and insurance agencies, drafted insurance regulations regarding health maintenance organizations and MEWA’s. After promotion in 1990 to Examiner-in-Charge, Market Conduct, he spent five years supervising a team of insurance examiners and conducting examinations of insurance companies, health maintenance organizations, third party administrators, title companies and agencies. Currently, David is employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri as Senior Counsel. He handles Federal and State legislation; drafts contracts, insurance policies and agreements; coordinates financial audits and market conduct examinations with the state insurance department; and ensures internal compliance with regulatory authorities.  He can be reached at henleyd@bcbsmo.com.

MARK E. HOFFMAN [Spring 2006: Management & Evaluation of IP Assets]
Mark Hoffman specializes in consulting for intellectual property, commercial litigation and business strategy matters.  In intellectual property, he focuses on the valuation, licensing, and management aspects of intellectual property, including those relating to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights.  He has testified in various Federal and State Courts as an expert on the calculation of damages in cases involving intellectual property infringement, breach of contract and other commercial matters, including lost profits, business value, and forensic accounting subject areas.  Prof. Hoffman, who is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified Fraud Examiner, received his undergraduate degree in Accounting and his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, both from St. Louis University.  He is the managing director of Hoffman Clark LLC, Co-Chair of the Licensing Executives Society St. Louis Chapter, and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Association of University Technology Managers.  Click here for firm biography.

ANASTASIOS KABURAKIS  [Spring 2006:  Sports Law Planning & Drafting]
Faculty profile available through Indiana University School of HPER, Department of Kinesiology at http://www.indiana.edu/~kines/faculty_staff_HR.html .
  Professor Kaburakis is a Visiting Professor at Indiana University Bloomington, member of the Sport Management Faculty in the Department of Kinesiology, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. He has worked with the Indiana University Sport Management program since 2001, after earning his law degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (http://www.auth.gr/), and practicing law licensed through the Thessaloniki Bar Association. While still in Greece, he taught and coached basketball at the American High School and College of Thessaloniki, Anatolia College (http://www.anatolia.edu.gr/), also coaching at the Junior Men, Pro Club, and National Team (Cadettes and Junior Women) level. He completed his PhD in Sport Management with a Minor in Strategy from the Department of Management in the Kelley School of Business in the Fall of 2005, and his doctoral dissertation NCAA DI Amateurism and International Prospective Student-Athletes – The professionalization threshold dealt with NCAA policy, U.S. Constitutional Law, and International sport governing bodies. He has presented his research in International Sport Law Association, Sport and Recreation Law Association, European Sport Management Association, North American Society for Sport Management and related conferences, and portions of his work have been published in the International Sport Law Journal, the Scientific Journal of the Dept. of Exercise and Sport Science of AUTH, and other international policy and law reviews. His main research interests include International Sport Law and governance, foreign policy, legal and political philosophy, Contract Law, Tort Law, Discrimination and Employment Law, Competition, Intellectual Property, and Antitrust Law, NCAA Compliance, Business strategy and structure, and strategic management in the sport industry. During his tenure at Indiana University, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Sport Law, NCAA Compliance, and Strategy.  Professor Kaburakis can be reached at akaburak@indiana.edu .

DENISE LIEBERMAN [Spring 2006: Sexuality & the Law: Theory & Practice]
Denise Lieberman is a St. Louis lawyer and activist specializing in civil liberties, civil rights and constitutional law. For the past eight years, she served as Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri, where she oversaw the organization's legal program, litigated civil liberties cases and developed litigation strategy for test cases in emerging ares of law and impact litigation, including numerous cases related to sexuality and the law.  To advance emerging litigation in the area of sexual orientation, she developed the organization's LGBT Right's Project and coordinated the development of a community-wide LGBTA coalition. She currently teaches courses on civil rights and civil liberties in the Political Science Department at Washington University and serves as Chair of the Individual Rights & Responsibilities Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.  Prior to working at the ACLU, Prof. Lieberman was an associate at Armstrong, Teasdale, Schlafly & Davis.  Full profile available at:
www.deniselieberman.com

ROBERT D. LITZ  [Fall 2005:  Alternative Dispute Resolution Theory and Practice]
Rob Litz is of counsel with the St. Louis law firm of Carter Bauer & Soule, LLC, specializing in the area of alternative dispute resolution, commercial litigation and business transactions.  He is currently chair of The Missouri Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association, U.S. Arbitration & Mediation Midwest, Pinnacle Arbitration & Mediation, the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri and the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis.  Prof. Litz served for 20 years as a litigation attorney with ITT Commercial Finance, Deutsche Financial Services and GE Commercial Distribution Finance.   He received his J.D. from the University of Missouri Kansas City in 1981 after graduating with honors from Drake University in 1979.  Prof. Litz has served on the faculty of several national, state and local ADR CLE programs and has lectured on ADR at Washington University School of Law and University of Missouri Columbia Law School.  More information about Prof. Litz may be found at: http://www.lawyers.com/carterbauersoule .

STEVEN F. MCCANDLESS  [Spring 2006: Commercial Real Estate Practice & Drafting]
Steve McCandless is an attorney with Husch & Eppenberger, LLC in St. Louis in the Land Use Development and Finance Group.  His practice includes all aspects of real estate development and redevelopment, with emphasis on historic redevelopment and governmental incentives.  Prof. McCandless has worked on projects and has represented developers and lenders across the country.  Locally he has been extensively involved in the Washington Avenue Loft District redevelopment and in numerous other projects in the St. Louis area. Prof. McCandless received B.A.s in Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology from Knox College, and earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1999, where he was on the Washington University Law Quarterly.  More information about Prof. McCandless can be found at http://www.husch.com/

JULIE J. MCMURRY  [Fall 2005: Trademark Practice]
Julie McMurry is an attorney with Senniger Powers, a St. Louis firm specializing in intellectual property.  She focuses her practice in the areas of trademarks, intellectual property licensing, and copyrights.  Prof. McMurry counsels clients on all aspects of domestic and international trademark law, including the selection and acquisition of trademark rights, and the enforcement and defense of trademark rights in the context of infringement claims and dispute resolution.  She also negotiates and drafts a wide variety of trademark, patent, and copyright licenses and related agreements.  Prof. McMurry graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English from The University of Memphis in 1997 and received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 2000.  While at Washington University, she was Managing Editor of Washington University Law Quarterly and an active member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and the Women’s Law Caucus.  Prof. McMurry is currently serving on the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the International Trademark Association, and is active in the American Bar Association’s Section of Intellectual Property Law, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the Women Lawyers Association of Greater St. Louis. 

KELLY A. MOORE  [Fall 2005:  Estate & Gift Taxation]
Kelly A. Moore is the Director of the Graduate Tax Program and a Lecturer in Law at Washington University School of Law. He received his LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University School of Law in 1998 and his Juris Doctor from Washington University in 1994 where he graduated Order of the Coif.  Prior to his appointment as Director, Kelly (i) was a Staff Attorney with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit from 1996-1997 and (ii) was in private practice, focusing on issues related to the estate tax and the gift tax, and the income taxation and administration of trusts and estates.

MICHAEL I. OBERLANDER  [Spring 2006:  Business Planning & Drafting]
Michael Oberlander is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE: BWS), a $2.3 billion retailer and wholesaler of footwear.  Prof. Oberlander oversees and has responsibility for the Legal, Risk Management and Internal Audit Departments. He joined Brown Shoe in September 2000.  Prior to joining Brown Shoe, he was an Associate with Bryan Cave LLP where he served as a member of their Corporate Finance and Securities and Transactions and Corporate Governance Client Service Groups and had been on the team of lawyers advising Brown Shoe. Prof. Oberlander is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville, Tennessee, and was an Associate Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and Associate Problem Editor of the Moot Court Board.  He received his B.A., with honors, from The University of Chicago.  He is a member of the Missouri and Illinois Bar Associations. 

JAMES W. REEVES  [Fall 2005:  Alternative Dispute Resolution]
Prof. Reeves has been practicing mediation since 1991and is principal of Conflict Management Systems, a firm that focuses on dispute resolution, facilitation, and organizational conflict management.  Prior to starting his firm, he was a litigation attorney for twenty years in the areas of professional malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation, general tort liability, and employment.  He received his law degree from St. Louis University and his LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree in dispute resolution from the University of Missouri- Columbia.  He is an adjunct professor at St. Louis University School of Law and has been a frequent speaker and author on the topic of alternative dispute resolution.  He is on the mediation panels of United States Arbitration & Mediation Midwest and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.  For more information, go to http://www.cmsystems.us/ .

CAROLINE P. SAUNDERS  [Spring 2006:  Commercial Real Estate Practice & Drafting]
Caroline Saunders is an attorney with Husch & Eppenberger, LLC in St. Louis in the Land Use Development and Finance Group.  Her practice includes representation of both developers and municipalities in land use, real estate, municipal and related financing matters.  She specializes in public financing tools and incentives such as tax increment financing, Super TIF, tax abatement, community improvement districts, transportation development districts, tax credits and various other economic development tools.  Prof. Saunders has worked on key development projects in St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis.  She is extensively involved in redevelopment of North St. Louis County as counsel for the Lambert Airport Joint Development Commission.  Prof. Saunders received her J.D. from University of Denver College of Law in 2000 after living abroad as a teacher in Japan, Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa, and student in France.  For more information, go to http://www.husch.com .

MARK ZOOLE  [Fall 2005:  Appellate Advocacy]
Mark Zoole earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 1988, and he was the 1988 Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Champion and recipient of several awards for academic excellence while a law student. Upon graduation, he was an associate at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., and later became an associate and then named partner at Hockensmith Tatlow Zoole & McKinnis, P.C., in St. Louis. Today, he is shareholder and president of Mark H. Zoole, P.C., where he specializes in in Constitutional and Civil Rights litigation, including trials and appeals. He has briefed and argued more than 40 appeals to the various appellate courts of Missouri and the U.S. Eighth Circuit, and he has been lead counsel on approximately 120 bench and jury trials. Since 1997, he has been Coach of the Washington University Law School National Moot Court Team, and an Adjunct Professor of Law since November of 2002.

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