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About Dana Cole

Dana K. Cole is an Associate Professor of Law at The University of Akron School of Law. He received his B.A. from The University of Cincinnati and his J.D., magna cum laude, from The University of Dayton, where he was a member of the University of Dayton Law Review. Professor Cole teaches Criminal Law, Evidence and Trial Advocacy. He serves on the board of directors and is also a faculty member at Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College in Jackson, Wyo. Additionally, Professor Cole serves on the faculty of the Ohio CLE Institute, and is a Teaching Team Member for Harvard Law School’s Winter Trial Advocacy Workshop. His memberships include the American Bar Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Prior to joining the Akron Law faculty in 1997, Professor Cole was a trial attorney with Crew, Buchanan and Lowe and a litigation associate with Smith and Schnacke, both located in Dayton, Ohio. He also served as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable John M. Meagher in the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.


Present Associate Professor of Law, The University of Akron School of Law

Curriculum Vitae



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  • Criminal Law
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Evidence

Contact Information

The University of Akron School of Law
C. Blake McDowell Law Center
Akron, OH 44325-2901
Room: 227
Phone: (330) 972-7960


Articles - Law Reviews (2)

Books (1)

Articles - Periodicals (5)