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About David Baluarte

Professor David C. Baluarte joined Washington and Lee as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in 2013. Professor Baluarte is the Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, a semester long practical lawyering experience available to 3L students at W&L as part of the third-year curriculum. Through live representation of immigrant clients, Professor Baluarte teaches students about the lawyering skills, values, and knowledge necessary to succeed in the legal profession. Professor Baluarte teaches and writes about topics ranging from immigration, refugees and stateless persons, and transnational law with a specific focus on international human rights law and practice.


Present Director, Immigrant Rights Clinic, Washington and Lee University School of Law
Present Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law

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Office: 270 Sydney Lewis Hall
Phone: 540-458-8066
Fax: 540-458-8488


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