EXPERTS WHO KNOW THE BLACK LETTER LAW AND THE BAR - INSIDE AND OUT.
The BARBRI faculty reads like a “who’s who” of esteemed law professors from the country’s top law schools. These prominent scholars know the law and the state bar exam, inside and out. They’re familiar with every trend and nuance. All the issues that have been tested most commonly over the years. They’ll point out where to concentrate your study efforts. Our world-class faculty will explain how the bar exam is written and graded. What the bar examiners are really looking for – especially on your essays – and why.
LEARN FROM RENOWNED LEADERS IN LEGAL EDUCATION, INCLUDING:
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California at Irvine, 21-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Richard Conviser, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 45-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor David Epstein, University of Richmond School of Law, 37-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Paula Franzese, Seton Hall Law School, 18-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Stanley Johanson, University of Texas School of Law, 39-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Richard Freer, Emory University School of Law, 27-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Faust Rossi, Cornell Law School, 36-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Roger Schechter, The George Washington University Law School, 19-year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Chad Noreuil
Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
12 year BARBRI Lecturer
Chad Noreuil is an award-winning Clinical Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Professor Noreuil served as a law review editor during law school at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. After graduation, he served for four years as an Assistant Attorney General, litigating numerous federal and state jury trials. Professor Noreuil taught at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis before joining the ASU faculty in 2001. He teaches a seminar on passing the bar exam at law schools throughout the country ("The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam Seminar") and has written two books on passing the bar exam (The Arizona Bar Exam: Pass it Now, and The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam). Professor Noreuil has also written a book on law school success (The Zen of Law School Success) and operates a website (LawSchoolZen.com), which offers advice, tips, and strategies for succeeding in law school and the bar exam.
Professor David Epstein
Contracts & Sales
University of Richmond
41 year BarBri lecturer
David Epstein teaches at the University of Richmond where he holds the George E. Allen Chair. Prior to moving to Richmond, David was the dean of the University of Arkansas Law School and the Emory Law School, a partner in the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding, a tenured professor at six law schools including the University of North Carolina and the University of Texas and a visiting professor at ten law schools, including Harvard and the University of Chicago. David is the author or co-author of thirteen law school casebooks, student guides and treatises, including a contracts casebook and contracts student guide.
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
University of California Irvine School of Law
25 year BARBRI lecturer
Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law. Prior to assuming this position in 2008, was the Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University from 2004-2008 and prior to that was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School for 21 years. He has won teaching awards at Duke, U.S.C., and DePaul. A graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard Law School, he practiced as a trial attorney at the United States Department of Justice. He is the author of seven books, including the leading text on Constitutional Law, and over 150 law review articles. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court.
Professor Faust Rossi
Cornell Law School
39 year BARBRI lecturer
Prof. Rossi, the Samuel S. Leibowitz Professor of Law and Trial Techniques, is one of the most popular and dynamic law teachers in the United States. He teaches Civil Procedure and Evidence at Cornell Law School, where he was formally Academic Associate Dean. Professor Rossi lectures each year to thousands of students, lawyers and judges across the nation and has been a BarBri lecturer for over forty years. His lectures on Evidence have been featured in audio and video tapes entitled “Law School Legends”. He was a winner of the Roscoe Pound Jacobson Award, which is given to the nation’s best teacher of Trial Advocacy.
An eminent scholar, Professor Rossi has edited and contributed to three books and written many articles and monographs on evidence, procedure and advocacy. He served as a consultant on the Federal Rules of Evidence for the American Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has been a key member of the faculty at both the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the National Practice Institute. He has earned an international reputation by virtue of his teachings about the American Legal System in France, Italy and Hungary. He is currently under contract with the American Bar Association to write a book on “Great American Trials – Lessons for the Trial Lawyer”.
Professor John Kip Cornwell
Seton Hall Law School
9 year BarBri lecturer
John Kip Cornwell is a professor at Seton Hall Law School where he teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He received his A.B., with honors, from Harvard University, his M.Phil. from Cambridge University, England, and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal. He clerked for the Honorable Mariana R. Pfaelzer of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before joining the Seton Hall Law faculty, Professor Cornwell was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he received a Special Achievement Award from Attorney General Janet Reno for “sustained, superior performance.” He has been published in the areas of criminal law and procedure, mental health law and federal civil rights law. He has been voted Professor of the Year six times by the law school student body.
Professor Joseph Thai
University of Oklahoma College of Law
3 year BarBri lecturer
Professor Joseph Thai is Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he teaches Supreme Court decision making, First Amendment, criminal procedure, and criminal law. After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Thai served as law clerk to Judge David Ebel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and Justices John Paul Stevens and Byron White of the Supreme Court. Prior to joining the law faculty, Thai practiced in the Office of the Attorney General in Massachusetts and GableGotwals in Oklahoma. He currently engages in pro bono litigation on constitutional matters. Thai writes about the Constitution, the Supreme Court, and Justice Stevens. Thai was twice named the outstanding faculty member of the College of Law by its students. In 2005, Thai was also named the university-wide outstanding faculty member by students across campus. In 2007, he received the President's Associates Presidential Professorship.
Professor Michael Sabbath
Commercial Paper, Contracts & Sales, Secured Transactions
Mercer University School of Law
18 year BarBri lecturer
Professor Michael Sabbath holds the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute/W. Homer Drake, Jr. Endowed Chair in Bankruptcy Law at Mercer University School of Law, where he has been teaching since 1978 in the areas of contracts, sales, commercial transactions and bankruptcy. He also has been a visiting professor at Emory University School of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law, and the University of Georgia School of Law. Professor Sabbath received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, his J.D from Emory University School of Law, and his LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law. While at Emory, he served as an editor of the Emory Law Journal and was a member of the Order of the Coif. Before joining the faculty at Mercer, he worked at the law firm of Jones, Bird and Howell (now Alston & Bird) in Atlanta. Professor Sabbath has written on contract, commercial law and bankruptcy issues.
Dr. Paul Lisnek
13 Year Barbri lecturer
Paul Lisnek is a former assistant dean at Loyola Law School Chicago where he taught Professional Responsibility. He received his BA, MA, Ph.D. and J.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana. He is a multi Emmy award winning TV host and anchors “Politics Tonight” on WGN’s news partner CLTV and serves as WGN’s on-air political analyst. He is the author of 13 books including “The Art of Lawyering.”
Professor Paula Franzese
Real Property / Future Interests / Commercial Paper / Secured Transactions
Seton Hall Law School
23 year BARBRI lecturer
Paula Franzese is the Peter W. Rodino Distinguished Professor of Law at Seton Hall, where she teaches Real Property, Commercial Law and First Amendment Values. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College and her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Teaching Fellow and recipient of the Rosenman Prize. She served as Special Ethics Counsel to two governors and as Chair of the State Ethics Commission. She has published extensively in property law, legal pedagogy and government ethics reform, She is the unprecedented nine-time recipient of the Student Bar Association’s Professor of the Year Award and has been named Exemplary Teacher by the American Association for Higher Education.
Professor Rich Freer
26 year BARBRI lecturer
Professor Rich Freer is the Robert Howell Hall Professor of Law at Emory where he teaches Federal Jurisdiction, Civil Procedure and Business Associations. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California at San Diego and his J.D. from UCLA. As a member of Emory’s faculty for 28 years, he has been named Professor of the Year seven times and received the BLSA Professor of the Year award four times. Professor Freer is the author of the popular text on civil procedure, has co-authored the widely adopted casebook on civil procedure and also co-authored the popular casebook and Nutshell on Corporations. He is also contributing author to Wright & Miller's Federal Practice and Procedure and to Moore's Federal Practice. Professor Freer was a visiting professor at George Washington and at Central European University in Budapest.
Professor Roger Schechter
Torts, Family Law
George Washington University
24 year BARBRI lecturer
Roger Schechter is the William T. Fryer Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School, where he teaches Torts and a variety of Intellectual Property Courses. He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and New York University Law Schools. He is the author of A Short and Happy Guide to Torts, along with a number of books and articles on copyright and trademark law. While practicing law in New York City early in his career he taught legal research and writing courses was an adjunct professor at Cardozo Law School. He is a graduate of George Washington and of the Harvard Law School. At GW, he has twice received the Law School’s Distinguished Faculty Service Award and was awarded the Trachtenberg Prize for University Service. In 2004 he was awarded the Pattishall Medal for Teaching Excellence in Trademark Law by the International Trademark Association.
Professor Vincent Alexander
Evidence, New York Practice
St. John’s University
26 year BARBRI lecturer
Vince Alexander is the Charles M. Sparacio Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law, where he teaches Evidence and New York Practice. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Yale and his J.D., cum laude, from St. John’s, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. He also has an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Columbia University School of Law. His publications include McKinney’s Practice Commentaries on the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, and he is co-author of the treatise Evidence in New York State and Federal Courts. His writings have been cited on two occasions by the U.S. Supreme Court, and he is a seven-time recipient of the Professor of the Year Award at St. John’s.