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Scott DeVito

Scott DeVito

Associate Professor of Law

College of Law

Email address  sdevito@ju.edu

Biography

Professor Scott DeVito is an Associate Professor of Law. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of Connecticut Law Review and treasurer of the Moot Court Board. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science from the University of Rochester. He has experience in higher education and law school administration and his professional experience includes clerking for the late Honorable Justice Michael D. Ryan of the Arizona Supreme Court and practicing commercial law and insurance defense at Lewis and Roca, LLP and Bonnett Fairbourne Balint and Friedman PC in Phoenix Arizona. Professor DeVito teaches in the area of commercial law and engages in quantitative empirical research of the legal system and legal education.

Areas of Expertise

Commercial law, Bar examination and admission to the practice of law, and accreditation of academic programs. Commercial law includes contracts, negotiable instruments (checks, drafts, promissory notes), secured transactions, and transactional drafting.