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Title: Faculty - Lecturer
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Budner has been teaching at the law school since 2009. He has
primarily taught legal ethics, but has also taught trial advocacy, and a
course on representing asylum seekers. In addition to his teaching, Mr.
Budner has coached in the law school's mock trial program and has been
actively involved with CARC.
A native Texan, Mr. Budner had a lengthy career as a trial lawyer in
Dallas, Texas. He handled a wide variety of matters including legal
malpractice cases, business disputes, and personal injury cases. After
closing his law firm, he served as legal director of Human Rights
Initiative of North Texas, where he represented asylum seekers and oversaw
a roster of volunteer attorneys. After moving to the Bay Area, he became
the Executive Director of the Rockridge Institute, a Berkeley-based
political think tank.
Mr. Budner graduated with honors from Tufts University and the University
of Texas School of Law.
B.A., Tufts University (1974)
J.D., University of Texas School of Law (1977)
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