John DiPippa is distinguished professor of law and public policy and dean emeritus at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. DiPippa also serves on the permanent faculty of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service where he teaches the Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Public Service core course.
DiPippa received his B.A. in 1974 from West Chester University, and his J.D. in 1978 from Washington & Lee University. He was named to the Order of the Coif while a law student. Upon graduation, he practiced with the Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley, Virginia.
He organized Washington & Lee’s first clinical program and taught in it for four years. He joined the UALR faculty in 1983 and teaches Constitutional Law, Legal Profession, Law & Religion, Interviewing & Counseling, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has published numerous articles in the areas of legal ethics, and conducted numerous continuing legal education sessions for attorneys.
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