Rebecca Aviel

(303) 871-6521

Constitutional Law
Family Law
Legal Profession


Director, Constitutional Rights and Remedies Program

Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship

Director, Constitutional Rights and Remedies Program

Constitutional Law
Legal Ethics and Legal Profession
Family and Domestic Relations

Professor Aviel is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School. She clerked for Judge Barry Silverman of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced in the litigation department of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. She also spent two years as a staff attorney for the Ninth Circuit, specializing in civil rights, immigration, habeas corpus, and criminal appeals. Professor Aviel’s research and teaching interests include family law, legal profession and professional responsibility, and constitutional law.

Featured Publications

Family Law and the New Access to Justice, 86 Fordham L. Rev. 2279 (2018).

Faithful Unions, 69 HASTINGS L.J. 721 (2018).

Counsel for the Divorce, 55 Boston College L. Rev. 1099 (2014).

A New Formalism for Family Law, 55 William and Mary L. Rev. 2003 (2014).

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