Howard I. Rosenberg
Professor Emeritus of Law
B.A., 1949, Roosevelt College
LL.B., 1952, DePaul University
Professor Howard Rosenberg has been a member of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law faculty since 1973. He has extensive experience in practice and teaching, and is widely regarded as a foremost expert regarding clinical legal education – most particularly in the area of criminal law.
In 1967, Professor Rosenberg began his career at the law school as a member of its adjunct faculty. From 1973 – 1979, he was director of the law school’s clinical programs. Before joining the Denver Law faculty, Professor Rosenberg served staff counsel for a Chicago-based finance and loan company, and from 1954 – 1956, he was house counsel to a finance company and industrial bank in Denver. Following that, he was staff attorney, director and general counsel of the Legal Aid Society of Metro Denver until he was recruited to work at the University of Denver.
Professor Rosenberg served as the associate director of “Legal Needs of the Poor,” a College of Law research project, from 1966 – 1967. He also is a past president of the Denver Bar Association, and a member of the Colorado Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee, a position he has held since 1980. Professor Rosenberg remains an active member of many Bar Association committees and several sections. While at Denver Law, he taught Creditor-Debtor and Bankruptcy, Profession Responsibility, Advanced Civil Procedure, Poverty Law, and in both the Civil and Criminal clinics.
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