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Pinto, Timothy

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Legal Practice Program

305 Hutchins Hall

Professor Timothy Pinto, '97, is a clinical assistant professor in the Legal Practice Program. In fall 2013, he began co-teaching the Child Welfare Appellate Clinic, which addresses termination of parental rights cases. He earned his BA, cum laude, from Williams College. He earned his JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as associate editor of the Michigan Law Review. Prior to joining the Law School faculty, Professor Pinto clerked for one year for the Hon. Roderick R. McKelvie of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware; spent four years as a litigation associate at Winston & Strawn in Chicago; and spent four years as a staff attorney and four years as general counsel for the U.S. Soccer Federation in Chicago.​



Presented "Check It Out: The Theory and Practice of Using Checklists in the Legal Writing Curriculum from 1L to 3L and Beyond" (in collaboration with Nancy Vettorello, University of Michigan Law School; Kathleen Elliott Vinson, Suffolk University Law School; and Jennifer Romig, Emory Law School) at the Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, 2012.

Serves on the Listserv Committee of the Legal Writing Institute.