Clinical Professor of Law, Earthrise Law Center
Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions
J.D., cum laude, 2002- Lewis & Clark Law School
B.S., 1996, Cornell University
Allison LaPlante joined Earthrise Law Center as a staff attorney and clinical professor of law in January, 2005. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Allison received her B.S. in Biology/Ecology from Cornell. For three years she worked for a national environmental organization, focusing on toxics issues while dividing her time between Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. While at Lewis & Clark Law School she was active in a wide variety of environmental law activities, including Earthrise, NEDC, and environmental moot court. Following graduation, Allison held a District of Oregon federal clerkship in Portland. As an Earthrise staff attorney, she focuses primarily on issues and cases concerning pollution control.