Professor Scott England
B.A. 1995, Truman State University
J.D. 1998, Northwestern University
Member of the Illinois bar
Scott England, who was a visiting lecturer in UNM’s Legal Analysis and Communication Program during the 2013-14 academic year, was hired for a permanent position with the legal writing team. Before arriving at UNM, England was a member of the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he taught legal writing and legislative drafting. In 2010, England received the Black Law Students Association’s annual teaching award.
Before he began his teaching career, England helped draft a proposed criminal code for Illinois as a staff attorney for the Illinois Criminal Code Rewrite and Reform Commission. He also worked as a litigation associate at Chicago’s Hopkins & Sutter, focusing mostly on public utility law, municipal law, and insurance insolvency law.
England received his law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he was a John Henry Wigmore Scholar and an associate articles editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.