Michael Mogill

Professor of Law

Michael Mogill joined the Dickinson Law faculty after gaining considerable experience in the public, governmental, and private sectors. He served as a staff, supervising, and ultimately managing attorney with Georgia Legal Services; a legislative lobbyist for the American Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services; and a senior litigation specialist for a mid-size Atlanta law firm.

Professor Mogill previously served on the faculties of Temple University James Beasley School of Law and Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law. He has taught or co-taught nearly 20 separate courses and has published numerous articles in his various subject areas.  

Professor Mogill serves his community through membership on various boards, his scholarship, public presentations, and by encouraging and working alongside students who engage in public service.

Select Publications by Professor Mogill

“Orienting Toward Justice: It Takes a Community”, The Learning Curve (Summer/Fall 2018).

“Doing Good: The Ultimate Service”, 42 Okla. City L. Rev. 147 (2018) (lead article).

“Rock, Paper Scissors… Loot!”, 2 Nev. L.J. Forum (2017).

Teaching Law Day: A Senior Moment”, 1 Stetson J. Advoc & L. 34 (2014) (lead article).

Michael Mogill

Email  mam27@psu.edu

Phone  717-240-5283

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Prof. Mogill News and Activity

Faculty Impact

LL.M., Temple University

J.D., Northeastern University

B.A., University of Illinois

Current Courses
Advanced Torts




Mogill's Publications

“The Practice: It’s Academic,” submitted for inclusion in Dear Dean: Reflections & Thoughts of Law School Dean of Students (proposed publication by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.).

“Orienting Toward Justice: It Takes a Community,” The Learning Curve (Summer/Fall 2018).

“Doing Good: The Ultimate Service,” 42 Okla. City L. Rev. 147 (2018) (lead article).

“Rock, Paper Scissors… Loot!,” 2 Nev. L.J. Forum (2017).

Teaching Law Day: A Senior Moment,” 1 Stetson J. Advoc & L. 34 (2014) (lead article).

“To Be or Not to Be . . . a Lawyer — It's Elementary,” 1 Accord. Phx. L. Rev. Online 5 (Fall 2012) (lead article).

One Not-So-Dirty Word,” 11 Whittier L. J. of Child & Fam. Advoc. 115 (Fall 2011) (lead article).

“Wait Until Next Year — Again,” 4 DePaul J. Sports & Contemp. Probs. 1 (Spring 2008) (lead article).

Eight Simple Rules for Stating My Dogma,” 6 Rutgers J. of L. & Rel.3 (Spring 2005) (lead article).

“Take Me Out to the Synagogue,” 14 Seton Hall J. Sports & Ent. L. 101 (Spring 2004) (lead article).

“Our Students, Our Selves: The Mirror Reflects Back,” 32 Cap. U. L. Rev. 317 (Winter 2003) (lead article).

“Professing Pro Bono: To Walk the Talk,” 15 Notre Dame J. L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 5 (2001) (lead article).

“Dialing for Discourse: The Search for the Ever After,” 36 Willamette L. Rev. 1 (2000) (lead article).

“The Education of the Prof: A Work in Progress,” 2000 BYU Educ. & L. J. 191 (2000) (lead article).

“Remember the Indigent: The View from Outside the Tower,” 11 Fla. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 1 (1999) (lead article).

“Academic TROs: How to Prevail in the Court of Public Opinion,” 27 N.M. L. Rev. 473 (1997) (lead article).

Misconceptions of the Law: Providing Full Recovery for the Birth of the Unplanned Child,” 1996 Utah L. Rev. 827 (1996).

And Justice For Some: The Need to Recognize the Child’s Action for Loss of Parental Consortium,” 24 Ariz. St. L. J. 1321 (1992).

Avoiding ‘The Big Chill’: Protecting the Attorney-Client Relationship from the Effects of Zurcher,” 21 U. Conn. L. Rev. 293 (1989).

Book Review, “Comparative Products Liability and Safety Law” (proposed text), Rogelio A. Lasso, Lexis Law Publishing (2000).

Co-Editor, 1996 Docket Assessment of the Advisory Group to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Heim v. DuMars Corp. (1987 – 1989) – A complete simulated case for use in semester long clinical civil litigation course.

“Avoiding No Damages for Delay Clauses,” published in Preventative Legal Management, August, 1987 (firm publication).