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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Advocacy Law

Zelda Harris

Title/s: Professor and Director, Dan K. Webb Center for Advocacy

Office #: Corboy 1027

Phone: 312.915.7783

E-mail: zharris@luc.edu

About

Prior to joining Loyola, Professor Harris served for 14 years as a member of the law faculty and director of the Domestic Violence Law Clinic, and codirector of the Child and Family Law, at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. Professor Harris has extensive experience as a litigator and advocate on behalf of victims of family violence. She has worked as a senior instructor for the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University School of Law. Earlier in her legal career, she served as a staff attorney for Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. in Alton, Illinois. Professor Harris is a member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) faculty, which provides advocacy training and leadership to young attorneys nationally and internationally. She has been an active member of numerous local, state, and national organizations dedicated to addressing the needs of families plagued by violence.

Degrees

Washington University School of Law, J.D. (1991) 
Syracuse University, B.S. (1988)

Program Areas

Advocacy
Civil Procedure
Domestic Violence
Ethics
Evidence

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