Expertise Guide: Legal Education and Law Schools ⋅ Page 1

R. Lawrence Dessem

Dean Emeritus and Timothy J. Heinsz Professor Emeritus of Law, School of Law

After graduation from Harvard Law School, Professor Dessem served as law clerk for Judge William K. Thomas of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He then served as Assistant General Counsel for the National Education Association (1978-1980) and trial attorney (1980-1984) and senior trial counsel (1984-1985) with the Civil Division of the United States Department…

Robert H. Jerry, II

Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor Emeritus of Law, Center for Dispute Resolution

Robert H. Jerry, II is the Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law-Emeritus at the School of Law. From 1998 to 2003, he held the Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professorship at the School of Law. From 2003 to 2014, he served as dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he also held the Levin…