Michael Robinson-Dorn

Clinical Professor of Law

Director, Environmental Law Clinic

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Environmental law, natural resources, public lands, water, administrative law, clinical law


Professor Robinson-Dorn’s practice, teaching, and research is concentrated in environmental and natural resources law. Prior to joining UCI Law, he was the founding director of the award-winning environmental law clinic at the University of Washington. He is a former member of the Board of the Clinical Legal Education Association.

Current Courses:

Advanced Environmental Law Clinic, Environmental Law Clinic, Appellate Litigation Clinic

Prior Courses

Administrative Law, Environmental Law Clinic, Advanced Environmental Law Clinic, Lawyering Skills, Environmental Law and Policy, Environmental Law: Pollution Control, Public Land Law, Expert Witnesses, Federal Public Lands and Natural Resources Law

Recent Publications

Recent and Upcoming Events

Recent Honors

  • January 2011: Named a 2011 Bellow Scholar with Scott Schumacher of University of Washington School of Law and Carroll Seron of UC Irvine for their project, Fellow Travelers, a systematic study of clinical teaching fellowships. The Bellow Scholars award, presented by the AALS Committee on Lawyering in the Public Interest, recognizes lawyer-scholars studying various aspects of the justice system with a focus on access to justice and the role of law and the university.