Prof. Gary S. Gildin
Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle
Professor Gildin is a Professor of Law at The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, where he holds the G. Thomas and Anne G. Miller Chair in Advocacy. He also teaches courses in Trial Advocacy, Civil Liberties Litigation, Constitutional Criminal Procedure and Protection of Individual Rights Under State Constitutions. He is Director of The Miller Center for Public Interest Advocacy at the Law School. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Stanford Law School, Professor Gildin was an associate in the Chicago law firm of Sonnenschein Carlin Nath and Rosenthal before coming to Dickinson. He has continued to litigate cases as a volunteer attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union and the Middle District of Pennsylvania’s Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Pro Bono Program. Professor Gildin has lectured on trial-related subjects for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Legal Services Corporation, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania-Office of General Counsel Advanced Litigation Course, and the American Bar Association-Central and East European Law Initiative. He also serves as Program Director of the Dickinson School of Law-Civil Trial Advocacy Seminar and Workshop, the Defender Association of Pennsylvania-Public Defender Advocacy Training Program, and the Pennsylvania District Attorneys’ Institute-Prosecutors’ Trial Advocacy Seminar and Workshop. In 1999 Professor Gildin was awarded the Richard S. Jacobson Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy by the Roscoe Pound Foundation. Professor Gildin’s casebook, CIVIL LIBERTIES LITIGATION: CASES AND MATERIALS, is available online at www.dsl.psu.edu/civilrights.