Associate Professor of Law
Legal Research Center
Jeffrey Jones is an Associate Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy. Prior to law school, Jeff earned a Ph.D. in philosophy and did postdoctoral studies at Boston University’s School of Law and BU’s then Institute on Race and Social Division. Jeff started his legal career at Davis Wright Tremaine and then moved to Barran Liebman LLP, where he served as Of Counsel until 2014. Jeff’s main research and practice focus is employment law. He teaches employment law, disability law, property law, property transactions, and a number of Lewis & Clark Law School’s jurisprudence courses. Jeff also teaches a course on law and social justice in Lewis & Clark’s Department of Philosophy. Recently Jeff has turned his attention to legal education reform and new media for legal scholarship and professional communication.
Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions
- J. D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
- Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Separately Published Works
- THE UNAFFORDABLE NATION: SEARCHING FOR A DECENT LIFE IN AMERICA, (Prometheus Books, 2007).
Works Published as Part of a Collection
- The Public’s Interest in “Private” Employment Relations, 16 Lewis & Clark Law Review 657 (2012).
- The Existential Limits of Employment Law (book review), 7 Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities (2011).
- Property and Personhood Revisited, 1 Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy 93 (2011).
- Property Rights, Property Wrongs, and Chattel Dispossession under Self-Storage Leases, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 1015 (2011).
- Enfeebling the ADA: The ADA Amendment Act of 2008, 62 Oklahoma Law Review 667 (2010).