Hans Christian Linnartz

Senior Lecturing Fellow


Hans Christian Linnartz teaches Immigration Law. He also directs the Summer Institute on Law, Language and Culture. He is a certified specialist in Immigration Law, practicing as a consultant with emphasis on immigration consequences of criminal cases. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia (B.A.), Duke Law School (J.D.), and Columbia Biblical Seminary (M.Div.). He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1980 and is a member of various federal court bars. In addition to his law career, he has, at times, been a reporter for the Associated Press, a pastor, a professor of Old Testament in Indonesia, and a singer with Triangle Opera, the Durham Savoyards, the Choral Society of Durham and North Carolina Master Chorale. He brews his own beer and can also ride a unicycle, but not simultaneously.