Barbara
Bergman
Director of Advocacy
Office Number: 
209
Office Phone: 
5206213984

Biographical Information

Representative Publications

  • Everytrial Criminal Defense Resource Book (2d ed. forthcoming 2016) (co-author, with John Cline).
  • Wharton’s Criminal Procedure (14th ed.; Vol 1 (2003); Vol. 2 (2004); Vol. 3 (2005); Vol. 4 (2007 - 2009); Vol 5 (2015)) (co-author, with Nancy Hollander & Theresa Duncan).
  • Complete List of Publications

Education

J.D.
Stanford Law School
1976
B.A.
Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
1973

Graduated summa cum laude.

Work Experience

Director of Advocacy
James E. Rogers College of Law
2016 - present
Emeritus Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
2015 - 2016
Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
1993 - 2015
Interim Dean
University of New Mexico School of Law
2012 - 2013
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of New Mexico School of Law
2008 - 2012
Visiting Professor of Law
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
2005 - 2006
Co-counsel for Terry Nichols
State Capital Prosecution in Oklahoma
2000 - 2004
Faculty member
Pre-Law Summer Institute
Summers 1990, 1992 - 1995, 1998 - 1999, 2002
Visiting Professor of Law
Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, California
Spring 1997
Associate Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
1990 - 1993
Visiting Professor of Law
University of Utah School of Law
Summer 1989
Assistant Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
1988 - 1990
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
1987 - 1988
Associate
Bredhoff & Kaiser, Washington, D.C.
1984 - 1987
Adjunct Professor
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1980 - 1986
Staff Attorney
Public Defender Service, Washington, D.C.
1980 - 1984
Associate Counsel to the President
The White House, Washington, D.C.
1979 - 1980
Staff Attorney
Public Defender Service, Washington, D.C.
1978 - 1979
Associate
Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington, D.C.
1977 - 1978
Law Clerk
The Hon. Ben C. Duniway, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, San Francisco, Californi
1976 - 1977

Awards

Pamela B. Minzner Chair in Professionalism
2012 - 2015
2015 Driscoll Award from NM Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
2015
Justice Mary Walters Award
2014
Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Trial Advocacy, Stetson School of Law
2010
Henry Weihofen Professorship
2002 - 2004
Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award Winner, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2000
Keleher and McLeod Professor of Law
1995 - 1997