Valorie  Vojdik

Vojdik Valorie
  • Director of Clinical Programs and Professor of Law

  • A.B., magna cum laude, 1982, Brown University
    J.D., 1986, New York University

  • Location: Room 81
  • Phone Number: 865-974-9206
  • Email:
  • Courses Taught: Advocacy Clinic
  • Additional Information: Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Publications of Valorie  Vojdik

Professor Vojdik came to the UT College of Law in 2011 from West Virginia University where she was the deputy director of the clinical program and the associate dean for faculty research and development. While at WVU she founded two new clinical programs -- the Child & Family Law Clinic and a medical-legal partnership with Children's Hospital. Before entering academia she practiced for six years as a civil litigator at Shearman and Sterling. Her work on the firm's pro bono committee led to her serving as lead counsel in Shannon Faulkner v. The Citadel and South Carolina (1992-97). She is regarded as an expert on the gendered nature of social institutions and has researched and taught in South Africa and Turkey. She also has been a short-term international expert to the European Union's Seyada Project in the West Bank to Empower the Palestinian Judicial System in the West Bank. She has taught in New York University's lawyering program and directed the Antidiscrimination Clinic at Western New England College of Law.

Specialties: Gender and the Law; Women and the Law; Sexual Orientiation, Gender and the Law; Civil Rights; Contitutional Law; Family Law; Children and the Law; Employment Discriination; International Human Rights as it relates to Gender, Sexuality, and Women; Sexual Violence; Clinical Law; Civil Procedure; Law and Society


Biography of Valorie  Vojdik

State Your Case (WOKI radio broadcast July 14, 2014).

Interviewed by George Korda on “State Your Case” radio show, discussing the recent Hobby Lobby decision. Listen here (Hour 1, beginning at 20:50).

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