Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Location: Worrell 3130
John Korzen is the Director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic and an Associate Professor of Legal Writing. John is certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Appellate Practice Law. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States; federal courts of appeal for the Fourth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and Eleventh Circuit; the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina; and all North Carolina state courts. Before joining the faculty in 2003, John practiced law with Anderson, Korzen & Associates, in Kernersville, NC, and with Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore (now Smith Moore) in Greensboro, NC, for a total of eleven years. He also served as a law clerk for the late Sam J. Ervin, III, then Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Before attending law school, John taught grades 4 through 7 in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System for six years. John and his wife Catherine live in Kernersville, NC. They have three daughters.