Stefano
Moscato

Assistant Dean for Academic Skills Instruction & Support and Lecturer in Law

Biography

Stefano Moscato has been teaching civil litigation courses for over 15 years, both in the traditional law school doctrinal lecture classroom as well as in a clinical/experiential education setting. At UC Hastings, he has taught Civil Procedure I & II; California Civil Procedure; Employment Discrimination; Depositions; Pretrial Practice; Federal Courts; Professional Responsibility; and Wills & Trusts. He strives to integrate practical skills training and problem-solving methods into whatever course he is teaching.

In his role as Assistant Dean for Academic Skills Instruction & Support, Professor Moscato manages the college’s academic support programs and advances skills instruction across the curriculum through programmatic, curricular, and pedagogical innovations designed to promote student academic success.

Professor Moscato received his undergraduate degree in Political Economy of Industrialized Societies from UC Berkeley and his law degree from UCLA School of Law. Before going into teaching, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Laughlin E. Waters (C.D. Cal.) and worked as an employment litigator.

Expertise

Education

  1. University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law 1996

    J.D.

  2. University of California, Berkeley 1991

    B.A., Political Science and Economy

Selected Scholarship

  1. Teaching Foundational Clinical Lawyering Skills to First-Year Students 2007

    Legal Writing: Journal of Legal Writing Instruction

Courses

  1. Civil Procedure
  2. Civil Procedure II: Law & Process
  3. Taking / Defending Depositions