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About Steven Homer

Steven Homer is the Director of the Legal Analysis and Communication program. He also coaches the law school’s National Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Law moot court team. He came to the UNM law faculty in 2004 from the New Mexico Human Services Department, where he was a special assistant attorney general for the Child Support Enforcement Division. Prior to that, he was in private practice, focusing on family law and general civil litigation. Homer is a former board member of the New Mexico Lesbian and Gay Bar Association. At Harvard Law School, he served as the lead executive editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.

Homer was awarded the UNM School of Law’s Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence in 2012-2013, the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Law School Service in 2011-2012, the Friedman Faculty Award for 2008-09 for excellence in teaching and the university's 2005-2006 Outstanding Adjunct Teacher/Lecturer of the Year Award. Homer is one of 26 American law teachers profiled in What the Best Law Teachers Do (Harvard University Press 2013), a study of some of the nation’s top law teachers.



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Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Awards for Faculty Excellence
  • Flickinger Professorship
  • 2013-2015 Presidential Teaching Fellow
  • Member of the New Mexico Bar


  • Advanced Legal Writing: Family Law Drafting
  • Advocacy
  • Advanced Legal Writing: Briefs
  • International & Comparative Family Law
  • Law Practice Clinic
  • Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing (LRRW)
  • Williams Institute Moot Court Competition


1994 J.D., Harvard Law School
1991 A.B., University of Chicago

Contact Information

UNM School of Law
Office: 1125
Albuquerque, NM 87131



Books and Book Chapters (2)

Other Works (1)

Scholarly Articles (2)