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Gary S. Laser

Associate Professor of Law, Director of Clinical Education, and Co-Director of the Program in Criminal Litigation

Professor Laser has been a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent faculty since 1975. He received his bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Miami, where he served as notes editor of the Law Review and was elected a member of the Wig and Robe. He was admitted to the Florida and Illinois Bars in 1965, and served as director of the Neighborhood Legal Assistance Center in Chicago from 1965 to 1970. He was director of the Northwestern University School of Law Legal Assistance Clinic from 1968 to 1973.

Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty, Professor Laser spent a year as assistant professor and director of the Urban Legal Laboratory at Boston College Law School. In 1976, he founded the Chicago-Kent In-House Clinical Education Program, a fee-generating teaching law firm that provides clinical practice experiences under the close supervision of teaching attorneys.