Brian Gilmore is a clinical associate professor and director of the Housing Clinic at Michigan State University College of Law.
Gilmore joins MSU College of Law from Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., where he served as a clinical professor and supervising attorney with the Clinical Law Center from 2005 through 2010. While at Howard University, Gilmore developed and initiated the Fair Housing Teaching Program for the Clinical Law Center, organized programs to educate local constituents and community advocates on ever-relevant legal topics, taught Introduction to Lawyering Process for Education Administrators, and served as a guest lecturer in Professional Responsibility and Pre-Trial Litigation courses. He also designed and taught Housing Law and the Public Interest.
Professor Gilmore spent 15 years in practice, working for Neighborhood Legal Services Program, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, and Robert Ades and Associates.
Gilmore has approximately 40 published works to his credit, including law review articles, legal articles, commentary, reviews, and contributions to books, essays, anthologies, and encyclopedias. His works have appeared in the Washington Post, Book Forum, ABA Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, the Nation, the Baltimore Sun, and the Utne Reader
A respected legal expert in the area of housing, Gilmore has delivered more than 25 panels, workshops, lectures, and presentations before a wide range of audiences.
J.D. 1992, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law; B.S. 1987 Frostburg State University
- Rental Housing Clinic I
(Formerly DCL 421) This course has been replaced by Housing Clinic I 630V) Rental Housing Clinic I will cover the basics of landlord-tenant law including creation of tenancy, the rights and duties of the parties, leases, violations of leases, termination of leases and eviction. The course will also cover the litigation process as it relates to landlord-tenant law. Students will be assigned actual clients with rental housing problems and will, with supervision, act as legal counsel for these clients. Representation may include dispute resolution, mediation or litigation, depending on the particulars of each individual case. In addition to class times, students enrolled in clinical programs must work a minimum of 12 hours at the clinic each week (in general, each student puts in an additional 12-15 hours weekly). NOTE: Enrolled students must attend a mandatory two-day clinic "Boot Camp" that takes place on the Saturday and Sunday immediately before the first day of class. Please see the clinics' website for additional information.
- Rental Housing Clinic II
(Formerly DCL 426) (This course has been replaced by Housing Clinic II 630W)Rental Housing Clinic II will be an opportunity to continue the client representation conducted in Landlord-Tenant Law. The course will allow more sophisticated representation and allow for some directing of students in Landlord-Tenant Law. This course is by invitation only. In addition to class times, students enrolled in clinical programs must work a minimum of 12 hours at the clinic each week (in general, each student puts in an additional 12-15 hours weekly). Please see the clinics' website for additional information.
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