Professor of Law
B.S., Ball State University; J.D., Valparaiso University; LL.M., Yale Law School
Jeffrey Kinsler served as Founding Dean of Belmont University College of Law from 2009-2014 during which time the College of Law received provisional ABA approval. Prior thereto, he was a Professor of Law and Senior Scholar at Elon University. From 2005-2007, he was Dean of Appalachian School of Law, which he led to full ABA approval during his tenure.
Rumors of the Legal Profession’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated, 11 NASHVILLE B.J. 6 (2011).
FEDERAL DISCOVERY AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICE (3rd ed. 2010).
The Unmerry Widow: Spousal Disinheritance and Life Insurance in North Carolina, 87 N.C. L. REV. 1869 (2009).
ILLINOIS PRACTICE: CIVIL DISCOVERY (2d ed. 2009).
Arthur Andersen and the Temple of Doom, 37 SW. U. L. REV. 97 (2008).
WISCONSIN PRACTICE: CIVIL DISCOVERY (2d ed. 2005).
Circuit-Specific Application of the Internal Revenue Code: An Unconstitutional Tax, 81 DENV. U. L. REV. 113 (2004).
Tax Planning and Tax Litigation in the Same Firm: An Inherent Conflict of Interest, 1 PRAC. TAX LAW. 51 (2003).
Tax Taxation without Explanation: The Federal Gift Tax, 2 APPALACHIAN J. L. 15 (2003).
A Plain Meaning Paradigm, 13 J. INT'L TAX'N 12 (2002).
The Virginia Bar: Law Professors Need Not Apply, 16 VA. LAW. WKLY. 1286 (2002).
Correspondence Law School Grads May Practice in Wisconsin, 74 WIS. LAW. 4 (2001).
The LSAT Myth, 45 ST. LOUIS U. PUB. L. REV. 393 (2001), reprinted in BEFORE THE PAPER CHASE: SCHOLARSHIP ON LAW SCHOOL PREPARATION AND ADMISSIONS (Tim Alan Garrison & Frank Guliuzza, eds., 2010).
Joseph McCarthy, The Law Student, 85 MARQ. L. REV. 467 (2001).
Demystifying Spoliation of Evidence, 34 TORT & INS. L. J. 761 (1999).
A Comparative Proposal to Reform America’s Gift Tax Annual Exclusion, 30 VAND. J. TRANSNAT'L L. 3 (1997).
Politically Incorrect, 48 SMU L. REV. 411 (1995).
JEFFREY S. KINSLER ET AL., A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WISCONSIN EVIDENCE (1995).
Jeffrey S. Kinsler, Motor Freight Brokers: A Tale of Federal Regulatory Pandemonium, 14 NW. J. INT'L L. & BUS. 289 (1994).
Jeffrey S. Kinsler, Planning and Environment Law in Queensland, 19 YALE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 289 (1994) (reviewing W.D. DUNCAN, PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT LAW IN QUEENSLAND (1993)).
Jeffrey S. Kinsler, Location of Party-Depositions under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 37 Res Gestae 358 (1994).
Jeffrey S. Kinsler, Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Is More than Offensive, It Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment, 27 VAL. U. L. REV. 387 (1993).
Jeffrey S. Kinsler & Gregory D. Hanley, Protecting High-Ranking Corporate Officials from Unnecessary and Harassing Depositions, 40 FED. LAW. 296 (1993).