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Law educator

Michael Jay Churgin, American law educator. Bar: Connecticut 1974, Texas 1975. Fellow Will Keith Kellogg National Foundation, 1980-1983. Member public responsibility committee Austin Travis County Mental Health and Mental Retardation, 1979-1985; board directors Texas Hillel, Austin. Member American Bar Association (bar admissions committee since 1998), American Society for Legal History (chair committee since 1987), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Churgin, Michael Jay was born on February 25, 1948 in New York City. Son of Raphael B. and Sylvia (Nussbaum) Churgin.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Brown University, Providence, 1970. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1973.

Career

Supervising attorney, teaching fellow, Yale Law School, New Haven, 1973-1975;assistant professor, University Texas School Law, Austin, 1975-1979;associate professor, University Texas School Law, Austin, 1979-1981;professor, University Texas School Law, Austin, 1981-1990;Raybourne Thompson professor, University Texas School Law, Austin, since 1990. Board directors Legal Aid Society Center Texas, Austin. Member of advisory board Advocacy, Inc., Austin, 1985-1990.

Visiting fellow Clare Hall, Cambridge, England, 1996. Visiting fellow Wolfson College, Cambridge, England, 1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1974, Texas 1975.

Membership

Member public responsibility committee Austin Travis County Mental Health and Mental Retardation, 1979-1985. Board directors Texas Hillel, Austin. Member American Bar Association (bar admissions committee since 1998), American Society for Legal History (chair committee since 1987), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Raphael B. Churgin

mother:
Sylvia (Nussbaum) Churgin