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James J. Tomkovicz

Visiting Professor



Prior to visiting Emory Law, Professor Tomkovicz joined the Iowa Law faculty in 1982 after serving as a visiting professor at Iowa in the spring of 1981 and adjunct professor at UCLA during the 1981-82 academic year. Prior to that, Tomkovicz was an attorney with the Appellate Section of the Lands Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. He also served as a law clerk to Hon. Edward J. Schwartz, Chief Judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of California, and as law clerk to Hon. John M. Ferren, Associate Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Tomkovicz has served as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan Law School. He has also served as a visiting professor at the UCLA School of Law in 2003, 2008, 2011, and 2013, at the USC Gould School of Law in 2011 and 2013, at Pepperdine University School of Law in 2013, and at the Southwestern Law School in 2013-2014. Tomkovicz taught at the University of San Diego School of Law during summer sessions in both 2004 and 2006. During the spring semester, 2002, he participated as a faculty member in the London Law Consortium.

Education: JD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1976; BA, University of Southern California, 1973