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School of Law

John A. Lynch, Jr.

Professor of Law
410.837.4629, Angelos Law 1103

Administrative Assistant: Shavaun O'Brien 
410.837.4635, Angelos Law 1112


J.D., 1974; LL.M., 1978, George Washington University
B.A., St. Anselm's College, 1971

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure
Conflict of Laws
Federal Income Tax
Federal Jurisdiction
Lawyering Skills
Maryland Civil Procedure

Lynch joined the law faculty in 1978. Prior to that, he was a staff attorney at University Legal Services in Washington, D.C. and served two years as a teaching fellow at the National Law Center of the George Washington University.

He has published articles in the Akron, Baltimore, Duquesne, and Nebraska law reviews. He also has co-authored a treatise on Maryland civil procedure, Modern Maryland Civil Procedure (1993), and is the co-author of Art of Advocacy: Jury Instructions (1989). He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

Selected Publications


Maryland Rules Commentary, with P. Niemeyer, L. Schuett and Richard Bourne, 3d ed. LexisNexis, (2003).

Modern Maryland Civil Procedure (with Richard Bourne), (Michie, 1993)

The Art of Advocacy-Jury Instructions (with Scott Baldwin and Eugene J. Davidson), (Matthew Bender, 1989)

Articles and Essays

Shifting the Income Within the Family: Will 1986 I.R.C. Changes Bring Significant Reform?, 13 U. Dayton L. Rev. 1 (1987)

Taxation of the Disposition of Partnership Issues: Time to Repeal I.R.C. Section 736, 65 Neb. L. Rev. 450 (1986)

Merger of Law and Equity Under the Revised Maryland Rules: Does It Threaten Trial by Jury?, 14 U. Balt. L. Rev. 1 (1984)

Article on Social Science Research Network