David R. Moss
Office: Room 3384
Telephone: (313) 577-3970
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B.A., Swarthmore College
J.D., Columbia University School of Law
Disability Law Clinic
Free Legal Aid Clinic
Civil Law Internship
Disability Discrimination Law
David Moss is Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor (Clinical) at the Law School. David received his B.A. with Honors from Swarthmore College in 1982, and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School in 1985. While in law school, David was a member of the Columbia Law Review, was twice named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and was awarded the Jane Marks Murphy Prize for Exceptional Interest and Proficiency in Clinical Offerings.
After graduating from law school, David worked as a public interest attorney in New York and Minnesota for eight years, representing children and people with disabilities in a wide variety of civil and administrative proceedings. David served as Director of Statewide Youth Advocacy’s Runaway and Homeless Youth Law Project in upstate New York, and was a Managing Attorney with the Minnesota Disability Law Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
David joined Wayne State’s law faculty in 1998, following three years of teaching at Western New England College School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts and two years at Hamline University Law School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. David’s teaching and scholarly interests include Disability Law, Juvenile Law, Health Law, Bioethics and the Law, and Trial Advocacy. As Assistant Director of Clinical Education, David directs both the Law School’s Disability Law Clinic and its Civil Law Internship Program, and serves as faculty advisor to the Free Legal Aid Clinic and the Student Trial Advocacy Program.
David lives in Grosse Pointe Park with his wife (Rachel Walpole), their three children (Gabe, Ben, and Julia), one dog, four cats, and numerous fish. His current hobbies include bicycling, listening to Brazilian music, learning Portuguese, reading mystery novels, and rooting for the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.
Consensus Statement on the Live Organ Donor, 284 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2919 (December 13, 2000) (one of thirty co-authors)
Foreword: Physician-Assisted Suicide Symposium, 19 WESTERN NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW 313 (1997)
- April 3, 2009
David Moss presented a paper titled "Disability Parking Privileges and the Elderly" at Marquette University Law School's Symposium on The Convergence of Elder and Disability Policy.