|Present||Associate Clinical Professor, Boston College Law School|
- Fall 2018: Legal Practice Externship
- Spring 2019: Deals and Disputes, Semester in Practice, Semester in Practice Seminar
Associate Clinical Professor
Boston College Law School
885 Centre St.
Newton Center, MA 02459
Ethics Issues Inherent in Special Immigrant Juvenile State Court Proceedings - Practical Proposals for Intractable Problems Georgetown Immigration Law Review (2018)
Immigration advocates have long noted how ethical challenges pervade certain areas of their practice, particularly in the employment and spousal contexts. A significant body of literature exists that attempts to identify clear, professional norms for ...
Classroom Taping Under Scrutiny: A Roadmap to a Law School Policy Journal of Legal Education (2017)
Technological advances have made law school administrations, faculties, and students increasingly interested in recording class sessions. Administrators gain significant flexibility if class recordings are readily available to mitigate weather, transportation, medical, or other unexpected emergencies. ...
Custom and Practice Unmasked: the Legal History of Massachusetts' Experience with the Unauthorized Practice of Law Massachusetts Law Review (2013)
Through educational barriers, occupational licensing, and bar association activities, American lawyers have endeavored to achieve a monopoly on the practice of law. One tool that has helped cement their ability to define lawyer-only turf is ...
Challenges of “Sameness”: Pitfalls and Benefits to Assumed Connections in Lawyering Clinical Law Review (2012)
Individuals are drawn to connect with other people because of shared experiences and personal characteristics. These connections often help people establish rapport, trust, and engagement. Surely these same benefits would apply in the lawyer-client relationship ...
Beyond the ADA: How Clinics Can Assist Law Students with “Non-Visible” Disabilities to Bridge the Accommodations Gap Between Classroom and Practice Clinical Law Review (2008)
This article examines how best to educate law students with disabilities so that they can successfully transition from classroom to practice. At the very time that the importance of experiential learning is being trumpeted as ...
Professional Ethics in Interdisciplinary Collaboratives: Zeal, Paternalism and Mandated Reporting Clinical Law Review (2007)
In this Article, the authors, two clinical law teachers and a social worker teaching in the clinic, wrestle with some persistent questions that arise in cross-professional, interdisciplinary law practice. In the past decade much writing ...
Ethics in Externships: Confidentiality, Conflicts, and Competence Issues in the Field and in the Classroom Clinical Law Review (2004)
Law school faculty engaged in externship teaching have long recognized that the tripartite nature of externship practice, which joins law students, field supervisors, and faculty supervisors in the common enterprise of providing students with opportunities ...
Contributions to Books (4)
Ethical Issues in Externships: Confidentiality Learning From Practice: A Text for Experiential Legal Education (2016)
This chapter is a contribution to the Third Edition of the principal textbook on externship placements for law students. This project built on content developed for the prior edition, but also expanded that focus to ...
Selected Professional Activities (14)
Introduction to American Civil Litigation International Summer School, Renmin University (2014)
Professor Anderson taught the Introduction to Civil Litigation in American Courts, a Summer course at Renmin University. The course examined the underpinnings of the American adversary system and the role of a lawyer within that ...
Insights into American Law Renmin University and Boston College Law School (2013)
This presentation introduced visiting Chinese law students to American legal ethics, using negotiation ethics as an exemplar. In addition the session offered an opportunity for a comparative discussion of Chinese vs. American professional roles. Also ...