B.A., Colgate University; J.D., University of Illinois College of Law
Mr. Schmitz graduated from Colgate University and the University of Illinois College of Law. Before attending law school, Mr. Schmitz served as aide to Chambers for Judge John Paul Stevens. After attending law school, Mr. Schmitz clerked for Judge Stefan R. Underhill in the District of Connecticut. He then joined the Civil Division of the Department of Justice as a trial attorney through the honors program. This is his second year teaching in the Legal Research and Writing Program.