B.A., Claremont College
J.D., University of Chicago
Corneill Stephens, Professor of Law, is the Director of the Lawyering Advocacy Program and also the Director of the Certificate of Advocacy Program. He is the Advisor of the Order of the Barristers as well as the Bleckley Inn of Court. Since joining the College of Law faculty, Professor Stephens has taught Litigation, Debtor-Creditor Relations, Sales, Commercial Paper, Security Interests and Liens, and Contracts, and has received 12 “Professor of the Year” awards. From 1993 to 1997, Professor Stephens served as the Associate Dean of the College of Law. He has also served as a Judge in Dekalb County, Georgia, and has been a frequent commentator on “Court Radio.”
Prior to joining the College of Law, Professor Stephens was an attorney in the litigation department in the law firm of Troutman & Sanders. Professor Stephens received his undergraduate degree from Claremont College and his J.D. degree from The University of Chicago.