Facullty Workshop: Effective Teaching by Steve Friedlander, Elon University School of Law

February 8, 2013, 11:00am – 1:00pm
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Cox Lounge
Sponsored by: University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
Registration Cost: Free

Effective Teaching


Presented by Steve Friedland, professor of law, Elon University School of Law

Speaker Bios

Steven Friedland came to Elon from Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., where he served as a professor of law for 20 years. At NSU he was awarded various teaching honors, including several law school "teacher of the year" awards and one university-wide honor. He has taught at law schools across the southeast, including the University of Florida, the University of Georgia, Georgia State University and the University of Miami. A co-author of two books published by Carolina Academic Press, "Techniques For Teaching Law" and "Teaching the Law School Curriculum," he is a national leader and frequent speaker and consultant on improving law school teaching, including the establishment of law schools in Japan. He has been named one of the Best Law Teachers in America in Michael Hunter Schwartz, What the Best Law Teachers Do (forthcoming, Harvard University Press 2013).


While in practice, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. At Elon, he is director of the Center for Engaged Learning in the Law (CELL). He is on the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Law School Teaching and has directed NSU's Guardian Ad Litem and Street Law programs. Friedland has a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, a juris doctor from Harvard Law School, and a master of laws and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from Columbia Law School, where he was also a Dollard Fellow in Law, Medicine and Psychiatry.