Liam Dunn, MA, MS, JD

Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills
School of Law
Director of Academic Support
School of Law

Liam Dunn joined the faculty in 2016 and currently serves as the Director of Academic Support. In this role, Professor Dunn aids students in enhancing their foundational legal skills--through coursework, one-on-one meetings, and workshops. He teaches Professional Responsibility, Criminal Law, Legal Analysis and Problem Solving, and Entering the Profession, which is a course designed to help students prepare for the bar examination. Professor Dunn is also a co-founder of (and an instructor in) the law school's JumpStart Program: an initiative to recruit more students from groups underrepresented in the practice of law and provide them with the skills necessary for success in law school and beyond.

Professor Dunn received his JD from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his BA from Providence College. He also holds an MA in Higher Education Administration from Columbia University and an MS in School Psychology from Northeastern University.

Prior to entering academia, Professor Dunn was an associate at Ulmer in the firm's Business Litigation practice group. During law school, he externed for U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent (Northern District of Ohio) and clerked in the general counsel's office of the J.M. Smucker Company. Professor Dunn also volunteers with the ACLU, aiding with legal research and previously serving as a speaker for the organization's Know Your Rights program. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio.

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Teaching Information

Courses Taught

LAWS 2001 Professional Responsibility
LAWS 1102 Criminal Law
LAWS 4810 Entering the Profession
LAWS 1905 Legal Analysis and Problem Solving
LAWS 1931 Race, Law and Society


Juris Doctorate
Case Western Reserve University
Master of Arts
Columbia University
Master of Science
Northeastern University
Bachelor of Arts
Providence College