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Jason Light

Lecturer in Law

Jason Light B.S. University of Illinois, 1996
J.D. UCLA, 1999
UCLA Faculty Since 2003
light@law.ucla.edu
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Jason Light teaches Lawyering Skills and Depositions and Discovery in Complex Litigation for the UCLA School of Law Clinical Program.  He co-authored Depositions in a Nutshell with Professors Moore, Binder and Bergman.  Professor Light also teaches Corporate Mock Trial, an undergraduate pre-law course he created, and Introduction to Legal Education.

Professor Light received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1996 and his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 1999.  During law school, Light was a writing advisor for Professor Herb Morris’ criminal law class and for Professor Tom Holm’s Lawyering Skills class.  He also was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program and received the Gail McKinney Wheat Scholarship.  Prior to joining the law school faculty, Professor Light was a litigator in the Los Angeles office of Dewey Ballantine (now Dewey LeBoeuf) and in the Los Angeles office of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.