(on leave 2004-2005) Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Eric R.
Neisser Public Interest Program. Professor Levy earned a B.S. from SUNY
at Albany and a J.D. from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School
of Law. She is a former assistant federal defender in the Eastern
District of New York, former staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society`s
Prisoners` Rights Project, and former public defender at the
Metropolitan Public Defender`s Office in Portland, Oregon. Professor
Levy is also the former clinical law specialist in Russia for the
American Bar Association Central and East Europe Law Initiative (ABA
CEELI) and former associate director of Columbia Law School`s Public
Interest Law Initiative in Transitional Societies, specializing in
clinical legal education in Central and East Europe. She is the author
of a chapter on the development of clinical legal education in the
United States in the Clinical Law Textbook (in Russian), published by ABA CEELI and contributed to a chapter on clinical legal education in PILI`s Handbook on Public Interest Law.
She is program director and teacher for the National Institute for
Trial Advocacy`s pretrial litigation and trial skills programs.
Professor Levy frequently comments on legal issues on CNN, CNBC, and