Faculty

Program in Criminal Litigation

The broad-ranging interests of the Criminal Litigation program's faculty include evidence and forensic sciences, white-collar crime, professional responsibility, criminal procedure, expert witness testimony, and representation of indigent defendants.

Resident Faculty

Justice David A. Erickson

Director of the Trial Advocacy Program, Co-Director of the Program in Criminal Litigation, and Senior Instructor
B.A., Political Science, Northern Illinois University; J.D., The John Marshall Law School

Douglas Wm. Godfrey

Professor of Legal Research and Writing
B.A., History and Philosophy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., University of Michigan Law School

Vivien C. Gross

Clinical Professor of Law
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., French Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., Indiana University School of Law–Bloomington

Richard J. Gonzalez

Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Education
B.A., Political Science and Speech, Northwestern University; J.D., Ohio State University College of Law

Adjunct Faculty

Nicholas A. Caputo, Caputo Law Firm

Ljubica Popovic, Caputo Law Firm

Marcie Thorp, SmithAmundsen LLC

Intensive Trial Advocacy and Tech Specialists

Nicholas A. Caputo, Caputo Law Firm

Michael Cho, Caputo Law Firm

Nikitas Fudukos, Caputo Law Firm