D. Michael Risinger Edit Profile
Bachelor magna cum laude in Political Science, Yale University, 1966; Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1969.
Assistant counsel, Massachusetts Joint Legislation Committee on Drugs and Drug Abuse, 1969;
teacher, New York City Public Schools, 1969-1971;
law clerk to judge, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, 1972-1973;
assistant professor of law, Seton Hall U., Newark, 1973-1976;
associate professor, Seton Hall U., Newark, 1976-1979;
professor, Seton Hall U., Newark, since 1979. Visiting senior fellow National U. Singapore, 1985-1986. Member of faculty National Judicial College, 1988.
Lecturer on evidence New Jersey Institute Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Judicial College, New Jersey Administrative Law Institute, New York Practising Law Institute, New York City. Trial advisory trainer National Legal Services Corporation. Member New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Evidence.
Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, past chair Association American Law School, chair-elect AALS Section, member New Jersey Supreme Court Committee.
Married Celia A. Defensor, October 17, 1977 (divorced January 1990). Children: Ariel Michelle, Michael R. Defensor, Jonathan Marshall. Married Barbara B. Comerford, January 1991.
1 child, Caroline Violet Comerford.