J. L. Pottenger, Jr.
Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law
(on leave, 2016–2017)
J.L. Pottenger, Jr., is the Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His subjects include housing and community development, legislative advocacy, prison legal services, trial practice, landlord/tenant law, and professional responsibility.FULL BIOGRAPHY
Yale Law School
P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520
- Room RM66
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Education & Curriculum Vitae
J.D., Yale Law School, 1975
A.B., Princeton University, 1971
- Housing Court Clinic
- Legal Ethics
- Legislative Advocacy Clinic
- Prosecution Externship
J.L. Pottenger, Jr., is the Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His subjects include housing and community development, legislative advocacy, prison legal services, trial practice, landlord/tenant law, and professional responsibility. Professor Pottenger received his A.B. from Princeton and his J.D. from Yale.
Friday, April 15, 2016
J.L. Pottenger, Jr. ’75, and Stephen Wizner will receive the 2016 Equal Access to Justice award from New Haven Legal Assistance.
Friday, April 8, 2016
James Mandilk ’17 is quoted in an article about a new program launched by the Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation Clinic at Yale Law School that offers short-term legal support to New Haven residents facing foreclosure proceedings.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger ’75 is quoted in an article about the closing of the Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
In the wake of the mortgage foreclosure crisis, a Yale Law School clinic fights for the rights of homeowners trying to stay afloat amidst complex and quickly evolving legal realities.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Connecticut Fair Housing Center, a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that all people have equal access to housing opportunities in Connecticut, will award its George and Patricia Ritter Pro Bono Award to Yale Law School Professor J.L. Pottenger Jr. ’75 at the Center’s Civil Rights Award Dinner on May 29.