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Professor Rob Denicola

Robert C. Denicola Margaret R. Larson Professor of Intellectual Property Law

Professor Denicola joined the Law College faculty in 1976. He received a B.S.E. degree from Princeton University in 197l and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1974. He also received an LL.M. degree from Harvard in 1976. Professor Denicola worked with a Boston law firm before coming to Nebraska. He has also been a visiting professor at Cornell University and the University of Alabama, and was Acting Dean of the Law College from 1994-96. Professor Denicola teaches courses in Contracts, Copyright, and Unfair Competition. He has written a casebook on copyright law published by Foundation Press and was the Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Unfair Competition.

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Brett Stohs

Brett C. Stohs Clinical Associate Professor of Law & Cline Williams Director of the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic

Professor Stohs joined the faculty in March 2012 to establish and direct a new in-house legal clinic that provides legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Since the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic opened in 2013, Professor Stohs has been pursuing research interests in the application of mind mapping software to clinical legal education. His particular interests relate to using mind mapping techniques to optimize client assignments to student participants in a live-client clinic. 

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Stohs worked in private practice for over six years, focusing primarily on mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate and transactional matters for domestic and foreign clients in a variety of industries. From 2005 to 2011, Stohs practiced with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Washington, DC, and in 2011 he joined Rembolt Ludtke LLP in Lincoln.  While at Sutherland, Stohs served as a work assignment coordinator for the firm's summer associate program, and as the pro bono coordinator for the firm's partnership with the Advocacy & Justice Clinic operated by the D.C. Bar.

Professor Stohs received his J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor for the Duke Law & Technology Review.  Stohs also received a Master of Public Policy from the Sanford Institute of Public Policy, and a B.A. in mathematics and political science, with honors, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  He is a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Clinical Section of the Association of American Law Schools.

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Professor Bob Works

Bob Works Margaret R. Larson Professor of Insurance Law Emeritus

Professor Works is the Margaret R. Larson Professor of Insurance Law. From 1967 to 1969, he was a Legislative Research Fellow at the University of Michigan Law School. From 1969 to 1970, he was a special consultant to the Michigan Department of Commerce and was a staff member of the Michigan Governor's Commission on Insurance Availability in Urban Core Areas. He joined the Nebraska faculty in 1970.
Professor Works was Co-Reporter for the ABA Commission to Improve the Liability Insurance System (1987-1989) and Principal Consultant for the Ford Foundation Nonprofit Sector Liability and Insurance Project (1988-1989). He is author of Nebraska Property and Liability Insurance Law (1985). He is a member of the American Risk and Insurance Association and twice has been a Harry J. Loman Insurance Insurance Research Fellow. He teaches first-year Contracts, Insurance Law, and a seminar on Insurance Institutions which in recent years has concentrated on issues in health care financing.

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