James N. Saul

Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Staff Attorney, Earthrise Law Center

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Jamie Saul is a staff attorney at the Earthrise Law Center and a clinical professor of law at Lewis & Clark Law School. In this capacity he represents clients in public-interest environmental cases in state and federal courts, focusing on clean air, clean water, and solid waste litigation.

Prior to joining the Earthrise staff in 2015, Jamie was an attorney at McGillivray Westerberg & Bender LLC and at Midwest Environmental Advocates, both in Madison, Wisconsin, where he practiced public interest environmental, natural resources, and energy litigation and administrative advocacy on behalf of individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations.

Jamie is a 2007 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where he was a clinical student at Earthrise (then known as the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center), clerked for the Northwest Environmental Defense Center and the Seattle office of Earthjustice, and was a finalist at the 2007 National Environmental Moot Court Competition.

In his spare time Jamie enjoys kayaking, skiing, mountain and road biking, and spending time chasing his two young daughters.

Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions

Academic Credentials

  • JD, cum laude, 2007, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland OR
  • BS, 1997, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA