Jamie T. Lau

Lecturing Fellow
Supervising Attorney, Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility


Jamie Lau supervises students and litigates innocence cases for the Duke Law Innocence Project and Wrongful Convictions Clinic.

Lau earned his JD, cum laude, from Duke Law School.  After law school, he worked as a staff attorney for the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission, a state agency dedicated to investigating post-conviction innocence claims.  At the Commission, he led several investigations, which resulted in three exonerations.

Lau graduated, with distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a BA in Economics and a minor in Education.  Before law school, he taught middle school mathematics in New York City.  He has an MS in Secondary Mathematics Education from Lehman College.

He is admitted to practice law in North Carolina.