Jeffrey Standen joined the Willamette University College of Law faculty in 1990 after serving as deputy general counsel to the U.S. Sentencing Commission. He earned tenure at the college in 1996. Professor Standen has been a visiting professor at the University of San Diego and a scholar in residence at the University of Virginia. He serves as international advisor to the Philippines Court of the Sandiganbayan, the tribunal that adjudicates public corruption cases.
Professor Standen was graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1986. He was editor of the Virginia Law Review and articles editor of the Virginia Tax Review. After graduation, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert Chapman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He entered private practice as an associate with the law firm of Hunton & Williams.
Professor Standen is an active scholar and lecturer and has published articles in prestigious periodicals, such as the California Law Review, the Iowa Law Review and the Washington University Law Quarterly, among others. At Willamette’s College of Law, he teaches Remedies, Evidence, Criminal Law and Procedure, and Sports Law. His Web site, http://thesportslawprofessor.blogspot.com/, is “dedicated to the complete integration of sports and law.”
Professor Standen received the Robert L. Misner Award for Excellence in Scholarship and was WUCL Professor of the Year in 2004. He serves as chair of the 2007 WUCL Self-Study Committee and as faculty advisor to the Willamette Law Review. Professor Standen is a member of the state bars of Virginia and Oregon. He is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned an A.B. in Political Philosophy in 1982; he studied at the London School of Economics in 1981.
Professor Standen is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned an A.B. in Political Philosophy in 1982; he studied at the London School of Economics in 1981 and graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 1986.