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Stephen R Lazarus

Associate Professor
Cleveland State University
United States of America


"Professor Lazarus has been admitted to state and federal courts in New York, the District of Columbia, and Ohio, and has practiced with the Legal Aid Society and Williamsburg Neighborhood Legal Services in New York and with the Urban Law Institute in Washington, D.C. He was Attorney/Professor at Antioch School of Law in Washington, D.C. prior to joining the faculty at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1973 as one of its first clinical professors. In addition to supervising students in several clinical programs at Antioch School of Law and at Cleveland-Marshall, Professor Lazarus has taught a broad range of other subjects, introducing a rigorous regimen of classroom quizzes into all of them. He has originated law school courses in Immigration Law and in Trial Evidence. Professor Lazarus is a trustee and Vice President of Housing Advocates, Inc. and chairs that organization's Litigation Priorities Committee. He is Chair of the Certified Grievance Committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and past Chair of the Ohio Supreme Court's Commission on Professionalism. He has spoken on numerous occasions to various court and bar groups, including the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, the Cleveland Bar Association, the Cleveland Employment Lawyers Association, the Cuyahoga County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Ohio Ethics Commission, and the Judicial College of the Ohio Supreme Court. Professor Lazarus is also a consultant and trainer for the Legal Services Corporation Trial Advocacy Skills Training courses and a consultant and lecturer for the Supreme Bar Review course. Teaching Areas: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Fair Housing Law Clinic, First Amendment, Immigration and Nationality Law, Introduction to Law, Property, Torts"

Research Interest

Civil Procedure, 1st Amendment & Constitutional Law, Prof Responsibility and ethics Evidence, Immigration, Property Law

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