Craig W. Dallon, JD
Craig W. Dallon, JD

Craig W. Dallon, JD

Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
School of Law

Academic Appointments


  • Law


  • Professor


Professor Dallon teaches, writes, and speaks on topics including professional responsibility, torts, property, trademarks and copyrights. He graduated with his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, at Brigham Young University, summa cum laude, where he was an Executive Editor of the BYU Law Review. Following law school, Professor Dallon clerked in Olathe, Kansas, for the Honorable James K. Logan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He then practiced with the law firm of Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy in Salt Lake City for five years, where he was a member of the firm’s litigation section and technology law practice group. Professor Dallon was assistant professor of law at Appalachian School of Law from 1997-1999 and visiting assistant professor of law at Brigham Young University during the 1999-2000 academic year. He joined Creighton University in 2000. He was Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the Law School from 2006-2014.

Publications and Presentations


  • Craig W. Dallon, Intellectual Property Problems, in Business Law: Top Challenges, National Business Institute, 81-96, 2018


  • Craig W. Dallon, Ethics and Estate Administration, in Estate Administration from Start to Finish 340, Nat’l Bus. Inst. ed., 2019
  • Craig W. Dallon, Ethics -- It's Legal, But Is It Right?,  in Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the Rambo Litigator 61 (Nat'l Bus. Inst. ed.), 2018
  • Craig W. Dallon, Legal Ethics Update, in Going Paperless and Beyond: Attorney’s Guide to a Mobile Law Practice 51 (Nat’l Bus. Inst. ed.), 2016
  • Craig W. Dallon, The Anti-Bootlegging Provisions: Congressional Power and Constitutional Limitations, 13 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 255, 2011
  • Craig Dallon, Ethical Considerations Concerning Conflicts of Interest and Duties of Confidentiality for Criminal Defense Counsel, in Current Issues in Criminal Defense (Neb. Criminal Def. Ass'n ed), 2010
  • Craig W. Dallon, Original Intent and the Copyright Clause: Eldred v. Ashcroft Gets It Right, 50 St. Louis U. L.J. 307, 2006
  • Craig W. Dallon, The Problem with Congress and Copyright Law: Forgetting the Past and Forgetting the Public Interest, 44 Santa Clara L. Rev. 365, 2004
  • Craig W. Dallon, Reconsidering Property Division in Divorce Under Nebraska Law in Light of the ALI's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations, 37 Creighton L. Rev. 1, 2003
  • Craig W. Dallon, Theories of Real Estate Broker Liability and the Effect of the "As Is" Clause, 54 Fla. L. Rev. 395 (2002), reprinted in 15 Minn. Real Est. L.J. 65, 2002
  • Craig W. Dallon, The Likely Impact of the ALI 'Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution' on Property Division, 2001 BYU L. Rev. 891, 2001
  • Craig W. Dallon, Understanding Judicial Review of Hospitals' Physician Credentialing and Peer Review Decisions, 73 Temp. L. Rev. 597, 2000


  • Craig W. Dallon, Op-Ed, 'Repeal Amendment' Foes Misstate Potential Impact, Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 31, 2011, at 5B, 2011


  • Craig W. Dallon, Legal Ethics: Conflicts of Interest, Confidentiality and More, in A PRIMER ON ADVISING DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE 105 (Nat’l Bus. Inst. ed.), 2017


  • Copyright Presentation, Intellectual Property Seminar, Lincoln, NE (to middle and high school students), 2015
  • Participated in a panel discussion regarding ethics and legality of downloaded music and movies, Creighton Business Symposium, 2013
  • “Copyright and Teaching in the Digital Era: Navigating the Murky Waters,” for Creighton faculty, sponsored by Creighton College of Nursing, Center for e-Learning and Academic Innovation, and Health Sciences Continuing Education, 2013
  • “Copyright for Academics,” for Creighton faculty, sponsored by University Research Committee, 2012
  • Panel Moderator. Creighton Law Review Symposium, 2012
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Seminar, at Nebraska City, Nebraska, on “Criminal Defense Counsel: Avoiding Conflicts of Interest,”, 2011
  • Panel Moderator. Moderated Intellectual Property Lawyer Panel, sponsored by Creighton Intellectual Property Law Society, 2011