UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SCHOOL OF
2 WHITE STREET
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03301
Telephone: (603) 228-1541
Fax: (603) 228-1074
ABA Approved Since 1974
Founded in 1973, The University of New Hampshire
School of Law is a
private, independent, ABA‑accredited law school located in Concord, NH,
with an enrollment of approximately 450 students. The Law Center remains, by
choice, one of the smallest
independent law schools in the United States. Our small size enables us to
focus on students as individuals. Students learn in a close, cooperative,
informal environment, and enjoy frequent contact with professionally active
The University of New Hampshire School of Law offers
professional programs leading to a
juris doctor (JD), a master of intellectual property (MIP), diploma in
intellectual property (DIP), a master of laws in intellectual property (LLM),
master of education law (MEL), and certificate of advanced graduate study
degree in education law (CAGS). The MEL
and CAGS degree programs are designed for primary and secondary school
administrators, superintendents, and teachers. The MIP program is a unique
one‑year program that draws
intellectual property practitioners and administrators from around the world.
For a decade, U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked
The University of New Hampshire School of Law among the nation's top five law
schools for the
study of intellectual property.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law
courses with the practical skills necessary for practicing law in a profound
way. Students gain a thorough academic
grounding and have an opportunity to develop and use newly learned
skills. The University of New Hampshire School of Law offers
concentrations ‑opportunities for students to shape their education and
gain experience in one or more areas of the law. Concentrations are flexible
guides for the second half of law
school enables students to shape their education to prepare for the real
of legal practice. Each concentration
involves survey and specialty courses, an array of simulations, clinics, or
externships to develop skills, and a culminating experience such as a seminar
or advanced practice opportunity that pulls all the elements together.
Business and e‑commerce Law
A concentration in business and e‑commerce law
prepares students for traditional corporate or
nonprofit practice in private firms or corporate
departments, as well as tax practice, estate planning, or work with business
start‑ups in fields ranging from technology to real estate.
At The University of New Hampshire School of Law,
students become a force for change,
advocating for social justice in cutting‑edge practice areas such as
elder and disability law, family and children's law, and criminal law.
work in legal clinics, representing real clients and learning what it takes
run a practice efficiently, ethically and profitably, while remaining
to the under‑represented in our communities. Opportunities to
in externships set up in courts, law firms, agencies and businesses
The criminal law concentration not only prepares
graduates for a career in the familiar roles of defender or prosecutor, it
allows students to explore other areas, such as the burgeoning field of white
collar crime resulting from new technologies.
The education law curriculum focuses on providing a
comprehensive understanding of the law and legal systems to allow you to work
confidently in the education arena.
Elder and Disability Law
A background in health law prepares students for work
in patient advocacy organizations, private law firms and governmental
Students who choose to concentrate in general
emerge from their legal education at the Law Center as independent
practitioners competent to counsel and represent clients.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law's
Devine, Millimet & Branch Courtroom
provides students with opportunities to gain experience in a high‑tech
facility equipped with the state‑of‑art hardware and software
programs that will be used by one‑third of all federal district courts
the year 2003. Through a variety of
courses held in a courtroom, students expand their knowledge of visual
persuasion beyond the traditional bounds of demonstrative evidence. Workshops
on building electronic briefs are
offered on regular basis. Working in concert
with our interactive multi‑media curriculum, the combination results in
unequalled opportunities to explore advocacy, education and the delivery of
legal services. In addition, the
school's new smart classroom is equipped with the latest electronic
Comprised of 26 full‑time members and 48
adjuncts, the faculty is dedicated to teaching and to providing students the
best possible legal education. All are
experienced practitioners, many national and international experts in their
respective fields. They are committed
to academic excellence and scholarship and to inspiring graduates to seek
rewarding and successful careers.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law
produces three publications: IDEA: The
Journal of Law and Technology, Risk: Health, Safety and Environmental and
Annual Survey of New Hampshire Law. Institutes at the Germeshausen Center
for the Law of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Greenberg Trademark
and the Intellectual Property Summer Institute.
John D. Hutson (603) 228‑1541(1100)
Keith M. Harrison (603)
Director of Admissions:
Lory Attalla (603) 228‑9217
Director of Financial Aid:
Clinton Hanson (603) 228‑1541(1104)
Judy Gire (603) 228‑1541(1129)
Assistant Dean for Career Services:
Mary B. Sheffer (603)
Dianna Powers (603) 228‑1541(1103)
Vice‑President for Business:
Jeannie MacKay (603) 228‑1541(1125)
Director of Intellectual Property Graduate
William O. Hennessey (603)
Dir., Germeshausen Ctr. for the Law of Innov. and
Karl F. Jorda (603) 228‑1541(1109)
Dir. of Children's Advocacy Clinic:
Mary Pilkington Casey (603)
Director of Education Law Institute:
Sarah Redfield (603) 228‑1541(1152)
Director of Institute for Health, Law and
David Frydman (603) 228‑1541(1180)
Director of Social Justice Institute:
Brigitte Holmes (603) 228‑1541
FULL TIME FACULTY
JOHN D. HUTSON, (Dean)
KEITH F. BARNABY, (Director, Criminal Practice Clinic, Professor
Law), born October 09, 1956; admitted to bar, 1985, New
Hampshire; 1992, California. Education: Colgate University (B.A.,
University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1985). COURSES:
Criminal Practice Clinic Classroom Component. Email:
JON L. CAVICCHI, born Plymouth, Massachusetts, April 15, 1959; admitted to bar, 1985,
Massachusetts; 1986, California. Education: Stonehill College (B.A.,
1981); The University of New Hampshire School of Law (J.D., 1984).
Intellectual Property Research Tools, MIP Research. Email:
JOSEPH A. DICKINSON, (Professor of Law), born Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, April 30, 1947; admitted to bar, 1974,
Pennsylvania; 1977, Tennessee; 1982, New Hampshire. Education:
College (B.A., 1970); New York University (J.D., 1973).
Introduction to UCC, Employment Law, Contracts, Moot Court.
THOMAS G. FIELD, JR., (Professor of Law), born Morgantown, West Virginia, June 8, 1942; admitted to bar, 1969,
West Virginia; 1974, Ohio; 1975, New Hampshire. Education: West
University (A.B., 1964; J.D., 1969); New York University (LL.M., Trade
Regulation, 1970). COURSES: Administrative and Related Process
Intellectual Property, Administrative Process, Introduction to Intellectual
Property, Moot Court, LLM Thesis Seminar. Email:
JON M. GARON, (Professor of Law), born
1963; admitted to bar, 1988, California. Education: University of
Minnesota (B.A., 1985); Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1988).
Entertainment, Business, IP Copyright and Entertainment, Corporations,
Contracts. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HUGH GIBBONS, (Professor of Law), born
Boston, Massachusetts, September 14, 1939; admitted to bar, 1964, Illinois.
Northwestern University (B.A., 1961); University of Chicago (M.B.A., 1968);
Northwestern University (J.D., 1964). COURSES: Torts,
Torts, Legal Philosophy, Law and Economics, Moot Court, Remedies.
JUDITH A. GIRE, (Library Director and Professor of Law), born Scranton, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1947.
Wilson College (B.A., 1969); University of Michigan (A.M.L.S., 1970);
Franklin Pierce Law Center (J.D., 1983). COURSES: Legal
Legal Research, Moot Court. Email:
WILLIAM O. HENNESSEY, (Professor of Law and Director of Graduate
Programs), born Providence, Rhode Island, September 20, 1946;
admitted to bar, 1987, New Hampshire. Education: Brown University
1968); University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1980); The University of New Hampshire
School of Law
1986). COURSES: Intellectual Property, International Economic
Regulation, MIC Research & Writing, Public International Law, Moot Court.
RICHARD A. HESSE, (Professor Emeritus of Law), born Johnstown, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1934;
to bar, 1968, District of Columbia. Education: Indiana University of
Pennsylvania (B.S., 1958); Temple University (M.A., 1964); Northwestern
University; Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1968).
Civil Rights & Liberties, Constitutional Law, Supreme Court Seminar,
Professional Responsibility, Moot Court. Email:
BRIGITTE HOLMES, (Director of Social Justice
Institute), born Harrisburg, Virginia, March 25, 1957; admitted
to bar, 1984, Alaska; 1988, New Hampshire. Education: Golden State
University School of Law (B.A., 1978; J.D., 1983).
MARCUS HURN, (Professor of Law), born
Neosho, Missouri, October 27, 1952; admitted to bar, 1977, Missouri; 1983,
Hampshire. Education: Southwest Missouri State (B.S., 1974);
of Missouri, Kansas City (J.D., 1977); Sterling Fellow, Yale Law School.
Business Problems & Strategy, Conflicts of Law, Debtor/Creditor
Property, Moot Court. Email: email@example.com
CRAIG S. JEPSON, (Professor of Law), born Los Angeles, California, July 15, 1958; admitted to bar, 1987,
California; 1975, District of Columbia; 1981, Commonwealth of Virginia.
University of Southern California (B.S., 1979; J.D., 1987); Pepperdine
(M.B.A., 1982). COURSES: Biotechnology Patent Practice.
CHRISTOPHER MALLATRATT JOHNSON, born Washington, DC, June 16, 1967; admitted to
1994, California; 1995, Georgia; 1996, Alabama. Education: Carleton
College (B.A., 1989); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1994). COURSES:
Criminal Law and Procedure. Email:
KARL F. JORDA, (David Rines Professor of Intellectual Property Law), born Germany, April 29, 1929; admitted to bar,
Illinois and Indiana; 1961, New York. Education: Johann Wolfgang
University, Frankfurt, Germany; College of Great Falls (B.A., 1953); Notre
University (M.A., 1954; J.D., 1957). Adjunct Professor, The Fletcher School
Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MA. COURSES:
Licensing/Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property Management.
KIMBERLY KIRKLAND, (Professor of Law), born 1961; admitted to bar, 1990, Massachusetts; 1994, New
Williams College (B.A., 1983); Northeastern University School of Law (J.D.,
1990). COURSES: Civil Procedure, Employment Law.
CYNTHIA R. LANDAU, (Assistant Law Librarian and Professor of
Law), born Independence, Missouri, July 18, 1949.
Park College (B.A., 1971); University of Missouri, Columbia (M.L.S., 1972);
The University of New Hampshire School of Law (J.D., 1980).
WILLIAM D. MURPHY, (Professor of Law), born Washington, D.C., January 31, 1949; admitted to bar, 1974,
Pennsylvania; 1976, District of Columbia; 1980, Massachusetts; 1993, New
Denison University (B.A., 1971); Harvard University (M.B.A., 1981; D.B.A.,
1987); Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1974). COURSES: Antitrust
Law, Business Associations, Essential Business Concepts, Information
Technologies, Moot Court. Of counsel: Devine, Millimet & Branch,
Manchester, NH. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ELLEN J. MUSINSKY, (Professor of Law), born Brookline, Massachusetts, June 17, 1950; admitted to bar, 1975,
New Hampshire. Education: University of Vermont (B.A., 1972);
Northeastern University (J.D., 1975). COURSES: Administrative
and Advocacy, Family Law, Non Profit Corporations, Moot Court.
JOHN LAWRENCE ORCUTT, (Professor of Law), born California, November 01, 1967; admitted to bar, 1994, New York.
University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1990; J.D., 1993).
Business Associations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation,
MARY T. PILKINGTON‑CASEY, (Assistant Clinical Professor; Director, Childrens'
Advocacy Clinic), born Connecticut,
August 13, 1948; admitted to bar, 1986, New Hampshire. Education:
Connecticut State University (B.A., 1973); University of Hartford; Franklin
Pierce Law Center (J.D., 1986); Boston College (M.S.W., 1975).
Children's Advocacy, Civil Practice Clinic, Advanced Civil Practice Clinic,
Moot Court. Email: email@example.com
SARAH E. REDFIELD, (Professor of Law), born Portland, Maine, October 18, 1948; admitted to bar, 1974,
Mount Holyoke College (B.A., 1970); Northeastern Law School (J.D., 1974);
Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1983). COURSES: Administrative
Process, Environmental Law, Education Law, Moot Court. Email:
SUSAN M. RICHEY, (Professor of Law), born Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, July 24, 1950; admitted to bar, 1982,
California. Education: College of William and Mary (B.S., 1973);
University of Baltimore (B.A., 1977); University of Maryland School of Law
(J.D., 1980). COURSES: Trademarks and Deceptive Practices,
Copyright Law, Information Technologies, Moot Court. Email:
ALBERT SCHERR, (Professor of Law), born
Bennington, Vermont, September 6, 1952; admitted to bar, 1982, New Hampshire.
Yale University (B.A., 1974); Vermont Law School (J.D., 1981).
Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Expert Witnesses & Scientific Evidence,
Intellectual Property Litigation. Email:
MITCHELL M. SIMON, (Professor of Law), born New York, N.Y., December 28, 1951; admitted to bar, 1977, New
Hampshire. Education: Hofstra University (B.S., 1973); Boston
(J.D., 1977). COURSES: Health Law I, Professional
Community Lawyering. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOPHIE SPARROW, (Professor of Law), born
1958; admitted to bar, 1986, New Hampshire. Education: Harvard College
(A.B., 1982); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1986). COURSES: Legal
Writing and Analysis, Legal Research. Email:
PETER WRIGHT, (Director of Clinical Programs),
born Bay Shore, New York, June 26, 1950; admitted to bar, 1980, New
Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1976); The University of New Hampshire
School of Law (J.D.,
1980). COURSES: Civil Practice Clinic, Mediation Clinic.