Moliterno, James Edward

James E. Moliterno is the Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law. For 21 years prior to joining the W&L faculty in 2009, he was the Tazewell Taylor Professor of Law, Director of the Legal Skills Program, and Director of Clinical Programs at the College of William & Mary, serving also as Vice Dean from 1997-2000. He has taught legal ethics courses and professional skills courses at four law schools over the past twenty-eight years. A member of the American Law Institute, he has held committee leadership roles in both AALS and the ABA. He is author or co-author of five books including GLOBAL ISSUES IN LEGAL ETHICS (West 2007, with G. Harris). He is also the author of numerous articles on legal ethics and the teaching of legal ethics. The William & Mary Legal Skills Program, under his direction, was recognized as a model for the teaching of professional skills and ethics, receiving the inaugural ABA Gambrell Professionalism Award in 1991. The Program has been visited by representatives of numerous law faculties, including those representing schools in Japan, Russia, Czech Republic, and Australia. The course has been modeled at many US law schools and by law schools on four continents. He has engaged in substantial international legal ethics work, designing new lawyer and judge ethics courses in Serbia, Armenia, Georgia, Czech Republic, Japan and Thailand. He has done law professor training in China, Thailand, Georgia, Armenia and Serbia. He has worked to revise the lawyer ethics code in Thailand and lectured extensively on international lawyer ethics topics in Spain.
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