Homer C. La Rue

Professor of Law

J.D., 1974, Cornell University School of Law
M.I.L.R., 1975, Cornell University
B.A., 1970, Purdue University


Professor Homer La Rue teaches lawyering skills, civil procedure, professional responsibility, and dispute resolution. Professor La Rue is one of the founding faculty at the City University of New York School of Law and has experience with the development of a nationally recognized first year clinical experience at the University of Maryland. Professor La Rue also served as the director of clinical education for the District of Columbia School of Law. Professor LaRue has obtained recognition for his work as a clinical teacher. He was voted by his fellow teachers to be the chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Clinical Legal Education and served in that capacity from January of 1996 through the annual meeting of the Section in January of 1997. Professor La Rue’s other professional accomplishments include service as a mediator and arbitrator in a variety of disputes. He has also developed programs to assist persons of color in becoming mediators and arbitrators in labor and non-labor disputes.