William F. Causey
Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., American University; J.D., University of Maryland
B.A., The American University; J.D., University of Maryland School of Law. Professor Causey is an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Attorney General...Continue Reading
B.A., The American University; J.D., University of Maryland School of Law. Professor Causey is an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Prior to this position, Professor Causey was an Assistant Counsel with the Office of Professional Responsibility at the United States Department of Justice. Professor Causey also has served as Assistant General Counsel at the national headquarters of the American Red Cross. His career in private practice spanned 23 years where he specialized in complex civil litigation. Ha also handled numerous arbitration and mediation matters, and he is a trained Mediator for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Professor Causey also served in the U.S. House of Representatives as General Counsel and Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity of the Committee on Education and Labor. Professor Causey also has taught for the American University Law School, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and for the Legal Education Institute of the U.S. Department of Justice. A Law Center faculty member since 1983, Professor Causey currently teaches Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Federal Investigations and Prosecutions, and Legal Themes in Literature. In the past he also taught at the Law Center a Civil Discovery Seminar and a year-long course in Trial Advocacy. Professor Causey is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society for the District of Columbia Circuit, a former member of the Board of Directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, and a former president of the Abramson Scholarship Foundation. Professor Causey also is a certified Docent of the National Air and Space Museum.