Expertise Guide: Legal Ethics ⋅ 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…