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L. Michaelle Tobin

Visiting Associate Professor of Law

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L. Michaelle Tobin received her B.A. and her J.D. from the University of Missouri – Columbia. She was a member of several competition teams including moot court, trial advocacy, negotiations, and client counseling. She was awarded the National Moot Court Prize and the Allen H. Parke Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. She was a member of the Board of Advocates and Order of Barristers. She is currently working on her L.L.M. with an Advocacy emphasis.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Tobin was a practicing attorney with nine years at the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office and seven years in private practice. During her career, she has first chaired many jury trials ranging from misdemeanors to murders. She is a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College.

Professor Tobin works with Professor Foreman in the Advocacy Department and coaches mock trial teams.

Areas of expertise

Trial advocacy, criminal practice, family law practice






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