Michael W. Mullane

Professor Emeritus

Michael W. MullaneProfessor Mullane was named Director of the Legal Clinic and Professor of Law in 1999. He had previoulsy been a faculty member at the University of Maine since 1987. Prior to his academic career, Professor Mullane was a practicing trial lawyer with Jennings, Strouss, and Salmon in Phoenix, Arizona for 15 years. His practice included professional malpractice, construction claims, insurance, product liability, tort, and commercial litigation. He was appointed director of the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic in 1988. In the University of Arkansas School of Law Clinic, third-year law students are specially licensed to represent financially eligible clients in a wide variety of civil, criminal and family law cases. In addition to supervising in the clinic, Professor Mullane teaches in criminal law, evidence, and a number of advocacy-related courses. Professor Mullane earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1964. He spent the next five years as a carrier-based attack pilot with the U.S. Navy before returning to Notre Dame Law School, where he earned his juris doctor degree.