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David P. Weber
Associate Professor of Law
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David P. Weber

David P. Weber joined the Creighton University School of Law Faculty in 2008. Professor Weber graduated magna cum laude from St. John's University with his B.A. in Economics. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota, where he graduated magna cum laude. At the University of Minnesota he was co-editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Journal of Global Trade (now the Minnesota Journal of International Law). He is a member of Order of the Coif.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Weber worked as an associate at the multinational firm of Fredrickson & Byron, P.A., with its headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he did corporate work including work in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate counseling and entity formation with a special focus on undocumented entrepreneurs. Professor Weber has lived and worked abroad in Guatemala, Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

In Minnesota, Professor Weber served for over two years on the Board of Directors of Centro Legal, Inc., a non-profit provider of legal services to the Hispanic community. In Nebraska, Professor Weber currently serves as the Board Vice President of the Heartland Workers' Center (Centro Laboral), and he is a former member of the Board of Education of St. Cecilia's Elementary School. He frequently engages in pro bono immigration work with Catholic Charities as well as informal advising with other community organizations. Professor Weber researches and writes in the areas of immigration and commercial law. His most recent articles are:

Restricting the Freedom of Contract: A Fundamental Prohibition, Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. (forthcoming 2013); State and Local Regulation of Immigration: The Need for a Bilateral (Reciprocal) Ratchet, ILSA J. Int'l & Comp. L. (forthcoming 2013); (Unfair) Advantage: Damocles' Sword and the Coercive Use of Immigration Status in a Civil Society, 94 Marq. L. Rev. (2011); The Magic of the Mortgage Electronic Registration System: It Is and It Isn't, 85 Amer. Bankr. L.J. 230 (2011); and Halting the Deportation of Business: A Pragmatic Paradigm for Dealing with Success, 23 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 766 (2009).

Professor Weber is licensed in Minnesota.

Professor Weber teaches Commercial Law, Contracts, Immigration Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Negotiable Instruments, and Sports and Entertainment Law.

Courses Taught:
Commercial Law
Contracts I, II
Immigration Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Negotiable Instruments
Sports & Entertainment Law

See publications on Prof. Weber's SSRN page here.