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Los Angeles, California
Southwestern Law School
3250 Wilshire Boulevard Tel: (213) 738-6773
Los Angeles, California 90010 Fax: (213) 738-6698

  I am married to 
Melissa Grossan


I have one adult child and one grandchild.  Here is my son Geoffrey and his daughter, Paige

And I have two wonderful dogs, Savannah and Austin



Northwestern University, B.S.B.A., 1961.
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. Cum Laude, 1964.
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 1965.



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Employment and Activities:

    --Director, Student Extern Program, 1984-94

    --Director, Vancouver Summer Study Program 1993-96

    --Faculty Co-advisor, Moot Court Honors Program, 1982-92.

    --Member, Faculty Tenure, Promotion & Retention Committee through 1997.

    --Member, Faculty Recruitment Committee (Chairman, 1977-78).

    --Member, Dean Search Committee.

    --Member, Ad Hoc Minority Recruitment Committee.

    --Member, Financial Aid Committee.

    --Member, Budget Committee.

    --Member and Co-Chair, Self Study Committee, 1991-92.

    --Instructor, Evidence, 1982 to present.

    --Instructor, Trial Advocacy, 1982-2013.

    --Instructor, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 1989 to present.

    --Instructor, Criminal Law, 1993 to 1996.

    --Instructor, Comparative Criminal Evidence, 1993-96.

    --Instructor, S.C.A.L.E. (skills, evidence, legal bibliography, criminal procedure, civil procedure, concepts,  transactions, and transitions).

    --Instructor, Blended (Hybrid) Evidence, 2011 to present.

    --Advisor and coach to various Moot Court and Interscholastic Trial Advocacy Competition teams 1975 to present.

    --Avid user of TWEN (The West Education Network) virtual classroom Web pages; featured in West Group, 3 Desktop Colleague 2 (1997).

    Member, AALS Section on Criminal Justice.

    Participant, ABA Criminal Justice Section's Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure and Evidence.

    Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Northwestern University School of Law (1972-73 academic year).

    Assistant Dean of Admissions, Northwestern University School of Law (September, 1968-August, 1971).

    Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law (September, 1968-August, 1971).

    --Director of Admissions and Financial Assistance (Chairman of Faculty Committee on Admissions and Financial Assistance, 1968-72; Committee Member, 1973).

    --Director of College Visitation Program, 1968-72.

    --Chairman, Faculty Legal Assistance Clinic Committee and Director, Student Practice Program, 1972.

    --Instructor, Seminar on International Business Transactions, Fall, 1968.

    --Instructor, Evidence, 1968-74.

    --Instructor, Laboratory Seminar in Procedure, Fall 1968 & 1969.

    --Instructor, Legal Clinic, 1970-72.

    --Instructor, Sales & Secured Transactions, 1970 & 1971.

    --Instructor, Seminar in Federal Criminal Trial Practice, 1972-75.

    --Instructor, Criminal Law Administration (Criminal Procedure), 1972-74.

    --Instructor, coordinator, Clinical Trial Advocacy, 1973.

    --Instructor, Business Law, Northwestern University Graduate School of Management, Program in Accounting, Summer 1969 and 1970.

    --Director and Instructor, Short Course on Trial Evidence, Conducted for the Office of the Regional Counsel, Midwest Region, Office of the Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service at Northwestern University School of Law, June, 1969.

    --Instructor, "Proof of Hospital Records," Program of Continuing Legal Education, Illinois State Bar Association, November 1969.

  Illinois and the District of Columbia, 1965; California 1978.



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