Top Law Professor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Law Professor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Law Professor resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.0% of Law Professor resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Law Professor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Law Professor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Family Law

high Demand
Here's how Family Law is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Communicated with state representatives to complete national survey on family law reform and the implementation of a uniform family code.
  • Edited family law casebook; researched and analyzed domestic and international family law and conventions.
  • Provided legal paperwork information to litigants regarding family law, civil harassment temporary restraining orders and name changes.
  • Researched family law questions concerning settlement agreements and division of marital property.
  • Represented low-income persons in family law and related matters arising out of situations involving domestic violence.
  • Researched and summarized issues relating to domestic and international family law.

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3. Constitutional Law

high Demand
Here's how Constitutional Law is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Research Assistant Research Pennsylvania Constitutional law and cases Write annotations for the Pennsylvania Constitution website
  • Lectured in areas of criminal / civil trial advocacy, criminal law, constitutional law, evidence.
  • Instructed Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Legal Writing for the Trial Counselor program.
  • Teach Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Employment Discrimination and Clinical Law Programs.
  • Copy-edited and proofread chapters for Constitutional Law: Cases, History, and Dialogues (4th Edition).
  • Mentored Constitutional Law I, Constitutional Law II, Civil Procedure and Political Law Review.

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4. Business Law

high Demand
Here's how Business Law is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Published over 30 scientific works on Business Law.
  • Affiliate professor teaching business Law and accounting within the undergrad curriculum.
  • Collaborated with professor in administration of undergraduate business law course.
  • Create curriculum for graduate-level business law courses.
  • Provided classroom instruction in business related courses, including Business Law, Contracts, Property, Management, Accounting and Marketing.
  • Job: Offer Business Law, Introduction to Social Sciences, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and Administrative Law Courses.

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5. Intellectual Property

high Demand
Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Performed legal research and drafted memorandum on various intellectual property issues, including copyright and trademark.
  • Researched legal issues relevant to intellectual property and small business operations and development.
  • Researched specific questions of intellectual property law for several attorneys and patent agents.
  • Assisted deputy general counsel for intellectual property division in contract drafting sub-contractor agreements.
  • Reviewed and summarized dozens of intellectual property agreements between Draper and research partners.
  • Researched intellectual property issues including patent litigation and prosecution, and trademarks.

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6. Law Course

high Demand
Here's how Law Course is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Designed and taught a Social Media Business and Privacy Law course.
  • Teach business law courses to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Substituted for other professors teaching criminal law courses.
  • Designed and taught commercial law courses from the introductory to senior level.
  • Teach law courses leading to completion of degrees.

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7. Classroom Management

high Demand
Here's how Classroom Management is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Facilitate the learning of Business Law for Business Majors Classroom Management Curriculum and Instruction Maintaining records for all student athletes weekly

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8. Ethics

average Demand
Here's how Ethics is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Author: Property Management in Texas: Law, Ethics, Principles, and Practices; Operations 101: A Primer.
  • Facilitate courses in Business, Human Resources, Ethics and Organizational Development
  • Developed a Business Ethics course and an Organizational Development course.
  • Increased productivity through organization & communication Carolina Ethics Bowl Member
  • Prepared lesson-plan on Human Resources Management, Human Relations, Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining, Ethics, and Compensation.
  • Designed the professional ethics course to integrate face to face and online environments for students to grasp the class content.

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9. Employment Laws

average Demand
Here's how Employment Laws is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Attended client interviews and prepared meeting summaries related to human resource and employment laws for the corporate law division.
  • Assisted Deputy Attorneys General in defending employment lawsuits against the State of California and its agencies.

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10. Counsel

average Demand
Here's how Counsel is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Provided educational and practical advice and counseling to students.
  • Counseled students; conducted seminars; served on the Academic Standards Committee.
  • Reviewed police reports, medical records and other documentation obtained in discovery and drafted summaries for counsel review.
  • Balanced and compared projected accruals and partnered with general counsel to verify actual payments; investigated rate disputes.
  • Analyzed and organized voluminous discovery documents, interviewed and counseled clients, and researched various housing issues.
  • Counseled city department clients on statutory and contractual employment obligations and on topical emergent issues and concerns.

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11. International Business

average Demand
Here's how International Business is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Instructed college-level courses in Accounting, Marketing, International Business, Business Law, Business/Technical Writing and Management to university students.
  • Instructed 400 Level Undergraduate Business Subjects; Business Law, International Business Transactions, Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship.
  • Completed various legal research assignments for a Corporations and International Business Transactions professor.
  • Developed International Business and Entrepreneurship program and courses with grant.
  • School of Business and Entrepreneurship Courses of Accounting and International Business
  • Consult with local and international business leaders.

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12. Real Estate

average Demand
Here's how Real Estate is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Conducted research on various legal topics from environmental and real estate issues to civil procedure and business organization.
  • Developed exceptional organizational skills as a result of assembling files for real estate settlements.
  • Assisted in handling residential and commercial real estate closings and foreclosure proceedings.
  • Researched and drafted an agreement for an international real estate development.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions and other documents of record for personal injury, first-party insurance, and real estate litigation.
  • Analyzed real estate transactions, insurance statutes, SEC rules' impact on investments and presented strategies to Executive Management.

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13. Course Materials

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Here's how Course Materials is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Prepare course materials, exams and conduct lectures for law students.
  • Created instructional content to include media which integrates changes regarding contemporary, regional and topical issues into appropriate course materials.
  • Research of current disaster, emergency management, and homeland security activities to supplement course materials.
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Developed course materials and curricula, and managed intensive English programs between semesters.
  • Modified course materials and incorporated changes to curriculum based on specific audiences.

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14. ABA

average Demand
Here's how ABA is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Organized a database categorizing standards of eligibility for various states.
  • Conducted interviews, gathered data and maintained a spreadsheet database with our findings.
  • Participated in institutional projects, including Cooley's application for accreditation with ABA, and supervised students involved in externships.

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15. Bankruptcy

low Demand
Here's how Bankruptcy is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Conducted legal research concerning bankruptcy law and mortgage foreclosures.
  • Represented debtors in adversary proceedings throughout bankruptcy process.
  • Prepared bankruptcy petitions using Best Case Bankruptcy software.
  • Provided support in legal proceedings spanning bankruptcy.
  • Review and correct bankruptcy corporate documents.
  • Researched bankruptcy and foreclosure legal history in search of precedents for present cases - Edited law articles and assisted in court appearances

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16. International Economic Law

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Here's how International Economic Law is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Co-founded the Ateneo Center for International Economic Law, a law and economic policy think tank.

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18. Adjunct

low Demand
Here's how Adjunct is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Job description: Ivy Tech Community College, Adjunct Law Professor

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19. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Developed and implemented daily lesson plans for students, administered tests and evaluations.
  • Developed Lesson Plans and Graded Exams
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
  • Design engaging lesson plans to show how effective communication can result in fewer misunderstandings and improve interaction with others.
  • Develop lesson plans and curriculum focused around literacy, American culture, real-life interactions and workplace etiquette.
  • Implemented laboratory safety procedures and remained committed to devising lesson plans, discussions, etc.

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20. Class Lectures

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Here's how Class Lectures is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Provide in class lectures on the UCC, Contracts, Business Law, Agency and Partnerships, Torts and Criminal Law.

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21. Court Competition

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Here's how Court Competition is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Coached students for the Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition.
  • Coach the Cultural Heritage Moot Court Competition Team.
  • Instructed French law students on American courtroom advocacy techniques and organized Moot Court competition for all first year students.
  • Transcribed, planned, and adjudicated a moot court competition.
  • Planned and administered the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

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22. Education Law

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Here's how Education Law is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Edit and prepare summaries of recent developments in education law for chapter in Recent Developments in Administrative Law

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23. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Conducted archival research and data collection in regards to Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Legal History
  • Assisted the students in data collection, researching and writing a comprehensive paper as a condition of receiving their bachelor degree.

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24. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Researched legal issues relating to civil litigation and immigration law.
  • Provided case management and civil litigation support to attorneys.
  • Provided litigation support services to assist civil litigation activities.
  • Developed legal strategies with clients and partners on a range of civil litigation matters involving breach of contract and real estate.
  • Performed legal research and drafted bench memos on a variety of complex commercial and civil litigation issues for Judge Rasmussen.
  • Assist private civil litigation firm in all aspects of high-profile, complex business disputes involving multiple parties and public entities.

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25. Law Review Articles

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Here's how Law Review Articles is used in Law Professor jobs:
  • Researched and edited law review articles authored by Professor Stevenson.
  • Researched and drafted portions of 3 law review articles - Created power point for presentation on women in law

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20 Most Common Skill for a Law Professor

Legal Documents18.1%
Family Law16%
Constitutional Law7.1%
Business Law6.7%
Intellectual Property6.7%
Law Course5.9%
Classroom Management5.5%
Ethics4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Law Professor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
17%
17%
2
2
Family Law
Family Law
15%
15%
3
3
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law
6.7%
6.7%
4
4
Business Law
Business Law
6.3%
6.3%
5
5
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
6.3%
6.3%
6
6
Law Course
Law Course
5.5%
5.5%
7
7
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
5.1%
5.1%
8
8
Ethics
Ethics
4.3%
4.3%
9
9
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
4%
4%
10
10
Counsel
Counsel
3.6%
3.6%
11
11
International Business
International Business
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Real Estate
Real Estate
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Course Materials
Course Materials
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
ABA
ABA
2%
2%
15
15
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy
2%
2%
16
16
International Economic Law
International Economic Law
2%
2%
17
17
Legal Studies
Legal Studies
2%
2%
18
18
Adjunct
Adjunct
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Class Lectures
Class Lectures
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Court Competition
Court Competition
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Education Law
Education Law
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Law Review Articles
Law Review Articles
1.2%
1.2%

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