Charles A. Briscoe

Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Law
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Charles Briscoe joined the KU Law faculty in 1995 as a supervising attorney in the Legal Aid Clinic. He brought to the clinic a wealth of practice experience in prosecution, state government service and private practice. In 1999, he was named director of the clinic and began teaching Trial Advocacy, the cornerstone of the law school's trial practice program. He has a B.A. from Kansas State University and both an M.A. and J.D. from the University of Kansas. He retired in December 2012.


J.D., M.A., Kansas, 1975, 1971; B.S., Kansas State University, 1969



Kansas 1975

Career History

Office of the Reno County Attorney, 1975-76; Assistant Attorney General, Litigation Division, Office of Kansas Attorney General, 1976-79; Kansas Department of Administration, 1979-80; Associate, Scott, Quinlan & Hecht, 1980-82; Private practice, Topeka, Kansas, 1982-1997; Supervising Attorney, Douglas County Legal Aid Society Inc., 1995-98; Associate Clinical Specialist and Director Legal Aid Clinic, 1999-2012.

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