Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards.
The 2017 honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction were formally announced at the Law School's Board of Visitors meeting in April. They include:
Rob Yablon, Classroom Teacher of the Year. Yablon teaches Civil Procedure, Federal Jurisdiction, and the Law of Democracy. His recent scholarship focuses on voting rights, election spending and campaign finance reform. His work appears in the Northwestern Law Review and the Iowa Law Review.
Gretchen Viney, Clinical Teacher of the Year. A 1978 UW Law graduate, Viney is director of the school’s Lawyering Skills Program. She also teaches Client Interviewing & Counseling, Real Estate Transactions and Guardian ad Litem Practice. In addition to these areas, Viney is an expert in representing the interests of children and the elderly in court.
Adrian Cohen, Adjunct Teacher of the Year. Cohen, a 1980 Law School graduate, teaches courses in consumer law. He has successfully started and managed several businesses and real estate ventures, and has served as consultant to start-ups in e-commerce and other fields.
Submitted by Law School News on May 29, 2018