Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., University of Louisiana; J.D., University of Denver; M.P.A., Harvard; LL.M., Oxford
B.S. Univ. of Louisiana; J.D., Univ. of Denver; M.P.A., Harvard Univ.; LL.M, Oxford Univ. Professor DeVille leads the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing compliance program at Booz...Continue Reading
B.S. Univ. of Louisiana; J.D., Univ. of Denver; M.P.A., Harvard Univ.; LL.M, Oxford Univ. Professor DeVille leads the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing compliance program at Booz Allen Hamilton (2006-present). Previously (2004-2006) he served as a Senior Financial Enforcement Adviser with the US Treasury Department’s Office of International Affairs. In 2003, he volunteered to serve with the US Department of Defense in Baghdad, where he led rule of law efforts, training Iraqi judges and prosecutors, until sovereignty was transferred in 2004. Prior to this (2001-2003) he was a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School and a consultant to the RAND Corporation on criminal justice matters.
Professor DeVille served as a prosecutor for over a dozen years (1988-2001), including with the Department of Justice as an Assistant US Attorney in Los Angeles, where he specialized in transnational organized crime trials. He held long-term posts in Moscow and in Yerevan, Armenia, also on behalf of DOJ. He began his prosecutor career as a Deputy District Attorney, where he tried street crimes cases; and later as a Special Assistant State Attorney General, where he argued felony appeals. In total he has done over 100 jury trials.
Professor DeVille’s articles have appeared in several law reviews, including those published by Columbia, George Washington, Harvard, Stanford and Chicago, and he has served as a contributor to several newspapers, including the Boston Globe, Moscow Times, New York Times and Washington Times, as well as numerous business publications.