Edward Caldwell Dawson

Edward Caldwell Dawson

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Ed Dawson teaches legal research and writing. Before joining the legal writing faculty in 2020, Ed was an assistant and then associate professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he taught civil rights, constitutional law, criminal procedure, federal courts, and legislation. From 2012-2014 he taught legal writing as an assistant professor of professional practice at Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. From 2004-2012 Ed practiced appellate law at Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP, where he was an associate, and Yetter Coleman LLP, where he was a partner. Ed also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Anthony Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States and the Honorable Ed Carnes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and the University of Notre Dame.