Richard Maxwell

Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor Emeritus of Law


Presently Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor Emeritus of Law, Duke University, Dean of UCLA School of Law from 1958-1969; Professor and Connell Professor of Law, UCLA, 1953-1981; educated at the University of Minnesota where he was president of the Minnesota Law Review; has taught at various times at the University of North Dakota, the University of Texas, Columbia University, the University of Utah, the University of California, Berkeley, Gonzaga University, Texas Tech University, Hastings College of the Law, and St. Mary's University; served to Lt. Comdr. USNR, 1941-1946; was counsel to the Amerada Petroleum Corporation during the early development of the Williston Basin; Fulbright Lecturer, Queen's University, Northern Ireland, 1970; Alumni Chair, University of Minnesota, 1970-71; Ford Foundation Professor, University of Singapore, 1971; Thomson Professor, University of Colorado, Summer 1982; West Coast Editor, Oil and Gas Reporter, 1954 to present; Past Chairman of the Board, Private Adjudication Center, Duke University; lecturer at various times for the U.S. State Department's cultural program in Liberia, Nigeria and Yugoslavia. Assisted in the establishment of a law school in Ethiopia in the 1960's.

Served at various times with the following groups: American Bar Association Task Force on Professional Utilization; American Bar Association Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship; American Bar Association Special Commission on Public Education in Law; California State Bar Commission to study the Bar Examination; Employee Rights Board of the City of Los Angeles; National Executive Committee of the Order of the Coif; Chairman, Council on Legal Education Opportunity; President, Association of American Law Schools; Chair, Advisory Committee on Law for the Fulbright Program; Chair, Advisory Committee for the United Kingdom Fulbright Program; Board of Visitors, Duke University School of Law; Board of Directors, Constitutional Rights Foundation; Board of Visitors, Southwestern University; Board of Trustees, California Western University; National Research Council Committee on Gas Production Opportunities; American Arbitration Association Labor Panel; Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Labor Panel; Order of the Coif, 1947; UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, 1976; UCLA Medal, 1982; LL.D. (Hon.), 1983, California Western; LL.D. (Hon.), 1993, Southwestern; Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award, 1994 (with Howard R. Williams and Charles J. Meyers). Co-author of Modern Social Legislation (1950); Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law (6th ed. 1992), and California Cases on Security Transactions in Land (4thed. 1992); author of many articles on legal subjects in law reviews and other publications.