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About James H. Seckinger

Jim Seckinger is widely published and has received numerous awards for his excellence in teaching trial advocacy, deposition skills, and evidence. Professor Seckinger is a member of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and Faculty for the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy [FIAA] headquartered in Geneva Switzerland (See He is also Education Director for FIAA, which has conducted Arbitration Advocacy Programs in Geneva, London, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paolo, and Singapore.     

Professor Seckinger has taught lawyers common law trial advocacy skills in Australia, El Salvador, London, New Zealand, Panama, Scotland, Singapore, several Provinces in Canada, and throughout the United States. He organized and taught trial advocacy skills to Prosecutors for the International War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda in 1996, at the very outset of the Rwanda War Crimes investigations. Seckinger provided similar training for the Prosecutors for the Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2004. 


Present Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Curriculum Vitae


1968 Juris Doctor, University of Notre Dame
1968 Master of Science, Vanderbilt University
1964 Bachelor of Science, St. John's University

Contact Information

Office: 3102 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574.631.4844


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Books (25)