Theodore Myhre

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Senior Law Lecturer

Phone: (206) 685-7914

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Professor Myhre teaches Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research, Contract Negotiations and Drafting, Pre-Trial Motions Practice, Public Interest Practicum: LGBT Youth Project, Judicial Clerkship Practicum, Advanced Civil Procedure, Client Counseling, and the freshman discovery seminar, Law and Social Justice: Landmark Cases in Civil Rights.

He believes strongly in experiential learning and serves as the faculty supervisor/head coach of the International Commercial Arbitration Competition team. He acted as an arbitrator for the 2009 VIS East competition in Hong Kong and as judge for the final round of the Falkner appellate competition. Additionally, Professor Myhre regularly supervises judicial externs, as well as provides lectures and workshops to further support students in their clerkship application process.

Prior to joining our faculty, Professor Myhre served as a Visiting Professor of Legal Writing at Seattle University School of Law.  He has also served as an Acting Staff Attorney for the Washington State Supreme Court, a Managing Partner of McGlothin Myhre, PLLP, an Associate of Corr Cronin, LLP, Law Clerk to Justice Charles Johnson of the Washington State Supreme Court, and Judicial Extern to Judge Thomas S. Zilly of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington. 

His practice areas include trial and appellate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, employment law, business law, family law, and civil rights law.  He holds a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, an M.A. in History from Boston College, an M.A. in Modern European Intellectual History from Drew University, a Certificate in Language and Civilization from the University of Paris, and an interdisciplinary B.A. from The Evergreen State College. 

His current academic interests include discourse analysis, cultural studies, civil rights, international dispute resolution, and learning theory/pedagogy.

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