Steven K. Berenson

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Professor Law

1155 Island Ave

San Diego, CA 92101

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Duty Defined: Specific Obligations That Follow From Civil Government Lawyers' General Duty to Serve the Public Interest

Brandeis Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 1, p. 13, 2003, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 445822
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2010
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 227 (92,603)
Citation 1

Abstract:

government lawyer, government attorney, professional responsibility, public interest

2.

Institutional Professionalism for Lawyers: Realizing the Virtues of Civic Professionalism

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, p. 67, 2006, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 965298
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 171 (138,883)
Citation 3

Abstract:

professionalism, legal professionalism, civic professionalism, legal profession, legal ethics

3.

What Should Law School Student Conduct Codes Do?

Akron Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 803, 2005, TJSL Public Law Research Paper No. 04-07
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 May 2004 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 140 (163,927)

Abstract:

ethics, honor code, conduct code, academic discipline

4.

Legal Services for Struggling Veterans - Then and Now

Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 101, 2009, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1616885, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 10/11 # 3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 May 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 117 (176,944)

Abstract:

veterans legal services, legal aid, legal services

5.

Homeless Veterans and Child Support

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 173, 2011, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1944243
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2011
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 113 (159,312)

Abstract:

veterans, child support, family law, homelessness

6.

Hard Bargaining on Behalf of the Government Tortfeasor: A Study in Governmental Lawyer Ethics

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 345, 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 796886
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 109 (187,176)
Citation 2

Abstract:

government lawyers, legal ethics, professional responsibility

7.

Public Lawyers, Private Values: Can, Should, and Will Government Lawyers Serve the Public Interest?

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, p. 789, 2000, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 258164
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 99 (173,690)

Abstract:

government lawyers, legal ethics, professional responsibility, public interest

8.

A Primer for New Civil Law Clinic Students

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2007, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1026630, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 94 (209,348)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Clinical Legal Education, Legal Aid, Poverty Law

9.

A Family Law Residency Program?: A Modest Proposal in Response to the Burdens Created by Self-Represented Litigants in Family Court

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, p. 105, 2001, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475383
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 89 (176,944)
Citation 1

Abstract:

family law, self-represented litigants, legal education, legal profession

10.

Should Cohabitation Matter in Family Law?

Journal of Law & Family Studies, Vol. 13, p. 289, 2011, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1945850
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2011
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 80 (212,196)

Abstract:

family law, cohabitation

11.

Home Court Advantage Revisited: Interstate Modification of Child Support Orders Under UIFSA and FFCCSOA

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 479, 2010, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1612501
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 77 (225,958)

Abstract:

child support, UIFSA, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, FFCCSOA, Full Faith and Credit for Child Support Orders Act, preemption, modification, custodial parents

12.

Government Lawyer as Cause Lawyer: A Study of Three High Profile Government Lawsuits

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 2, p. 457, 2009, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1371375
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 77 (237,528)

Abstract:

government, litigation, social change, law and society, professional responsibility, attorney, government lawyers, cause lawyers

13.

Educating Millennial Law Students for Public Obligation

Charlotte Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 51, 2008, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475338
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 66 (256,299)

Abstract:

legal profession, legal education, law students

14.

The Elkins Legislation: Will California Change Family Law Again?

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 443, 2012, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2022369
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 65 (252,379)

Abstract:

family law, child custody

15.

A Cloak for the Bare: In Support of Allowing Prospective Malpractice Liability Waivers in Certain Pro Bono Cases

Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 1, 2005, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 740526
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 49 (301,970)

Abstract:

legal malpractice, malpractice liability, waivers of malpractice liability, pro bono representation, legal ethics, poor clients, low-income clients

16.

Passion Is No Ordinary Word

Albany Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, p. 165, 2008, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 984950
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 47 (307,277)

Abstract:

professionalism, legal profession, legal professionalism, legal ethics

17.

From the Ashes of the Lawyer-Statesman Rises the Lawyer-Democrat: Practical Legal Wisdom From the Ground Up

Journal of the Professional Lawyer, Vol. 2014, p. 17, 2014, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2472688
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 42 (282,304)

Abstract:

legal ethics, legal profession, lawyer-statesman, Anthony Kronman, The Lost Lawyer, professionalism

18.

Preparing Clinical Law Students for Advocacy in Poor People's Courts

New Mexico Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, p. 363, 2013, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2408786
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 39 (277,665)

Abstract:

clinical legal education, legal education, law school clinics, poverty law, individual representation, justice gap, poor people's courts

19.

Empowerment, Innovation, and Service: Law School Programs Provide Access to Justice and Instill a Commitment to Serve

Family Court Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, p. 672, October 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
University of Richmond School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 27 (378,670)

Abstract:

clinic, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, family law, innovative, direct representation, holistic, underserved

20.

Politics and Plurality in a Lawyer's Choice of Clients: The Case of Stropnicky v. Nathanson

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 1, 1998, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475436
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 20 (420,709)

Abstract:

divorce, matrimonial law, sex discrimination, gender discrimination, equal protection, public accommodations, legal services

21.

Creating Workplace Solutions for Women Attorneys: Report of the Lawyers Club of San Diego Balance Campaign

Thomas Jefferson Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, p. 449, 2006, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475456
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 17 (420,709)

Abstract:

legal profession, law firm employment practices, women lawyers, law firm employment policies

22.

Can We Talk?: Impediments to Intergenerational Communication and Practice in Law School Elder Law Clinics

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, p. 185, 1998, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475453
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
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Abstract:

elder law, law school clinics, intergenerational dialogue, older Americans, senior citizens, generation gap

23.

Is It Time For Lawyer Profiles?

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, p. 645, 2001, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1475374
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2009
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 13 (446,198)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal profession, lawyer profiles, legal services, consumers of legal services

24.

Economic Windfalls and Child Support: How Should Gifts, Inheritances, and Prizes Be Treated?

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 701, 2014, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2538749
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 12 (425,817)

Abstract:

child support, economic windfalls, gifts, inheritances, prizes, lottery winnings

25.

The Real Social Security Disability Fraud(s)

DePaul Journal for Social Justice, Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 93, 2016, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2764649
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Steven K. Berenson
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 0 (420,709)

Abstract:

social security, disability, adversarial, inquisitorial

26.

The Veterans Clinic and Legal Education: A Conversation with Professor Steven Berenson

University of Massachusetts Law Review, Vol. 9, p. 444, 2014, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 2704641
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Dec 2015
Steven K. Berenson and Paul Lee
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Independent
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Abstract:

legal clinics, clinical legal education, veterans, Thomas Jefferson School of Law