About Michele R. Pistone

Professor Pistone is a Professor of Law and Director of the Clinical Program. She teaches the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES).
Professor Pistone received her B.S. cum laude New York University, her J.D. cum laude from St. John's University School of Law, and her LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center. At St. John's, she was a member of the St. John's Law Review. Before joining the Villanova faculty in 1999, she was an associate in the corporate and telecommunications departments at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City and Washington, D.C., the Legal Director of Human Rights First in Washington, D.C., and a teaching fellow in the asylum clinic (Center for Applied Legal Studies) at Georgetown University Law Center.
In 2006, Professor Pistone was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to lecture at the University of Malta. Professor Pistone serves on the Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights’ International Advisory Board and is co-chair of the ABA Clinical and Skills Committee.
Professor Pistone's research and teaching interests focus on asylum and refugee law, immigration law, migration, clinical education, and Catholic social thought.

Positions

Present Director, Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES), Villanova University School of Law
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Present Director, Clinical Program, Villanova University School of Law
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Present Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

None

Courses

  • Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES)


Contact Information

Phone: 610-519-5286
Fax: 610-519-5173

Email:


Articles (29)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (4)

Unpublished Papers (1)

Other (1)