Richard K. Neumann, Jr.

Alexander Bickel Distinguished Professor of Law

B.A., Pomona College
Dipl., University of Stockholm
J.D., American University
LL.M., Temple University

Phone: 516-463-5881
Fax: 516-463-7132
Email: Richard.K.Neumann@hofstra.edu


At Hofstra, Professor Neumann has taught Contracts; Drafting & Negotiating Contracts & Statutes; International Business Transactions; Transactional Lawyering; Legal Writing; Civil Procedure; Legal Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation; Pretrial Litigation; Federal Courts; Trial Techniques; and clinical courses.

Professor Neumann is the author or coauthor of five textbooks: Legal Drafting by Design (with J. Lyn Entrikin); Essential Lawyering Skills (with Stefan Krieger); Transactional Lawyering Skills; Legal Writing (with Sheila Simon and Suzianne Painter-Thorne); and Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing (with Ellie Margolis & Kathryn Stanchi). His articles have appeared in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, the Journal of Legal Education, the Clinical Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, and the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, among others.

He is an editorial advisor to Wolters Kluwer (Aspen), one of the largest publishers of law school textbooks. He has served on several committees of the American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar as well as a number of ABA site inspection teams. He has been chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research; a member of the board of directors of the Legal Writing Institute, and a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of the Association of Legal Writing Directors. He is a frequent speaker at legal education conferences.

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