Visiting Associate Professor of Law
BA, 1980, Yale College; JD, 1983, Stanford Law School
Bernie Burk directs the second-year Lawyering Skills program, teaches Advanced Litigation Skills, and coaches Bowen’s Trial Team. He comes to UALR after four years at the University of North Carolina School of Law, and a one-year visit at Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. Before that, he spent 25 years in practice in San Francisco at the Howard Rice firm (now Arnold & Porter LLP). Professor Burk graduated from Stanford Law School (first in his class) and Yale College (summa cum laude). He clerked for the Hon. William W Schwarzer in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He does empirical scholarship concerning the legal profession and the legal academy, and also writes on legal ethics and professional responsibility.