Stanley P. Klein

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Biographical Sketch

DISTINGUISHED ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW STANLEY P. KLEIN is a Judge in the Fairfax County Circuit Court (19th Judicial Circuit). Judge Klein sponsors a Legal Clinic program, in which students have the opportunity to work in the Chambers of judges in Northern Virginia Circuit Courts, General District Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, Commonwealth Attorneys' offices, Public Defenders' offices, Legal Aid, and practitioners' offices.

Judge Klein was a substitute judge in the General District and Juvenile Courts for nine years before assuming the Circuit Court bench in 1992. He has been a major contributor to the Fairfax Bar Association's Circuit Court manual and has been a key figure in the implementation of motions and case tracking procedures in the Fairfax County Circuit Court. He is actively involved in the Court's Motions, Case Tracking, and Law Clerk Committees and has been a frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars. He has served on the State Bar's Professionalism Committee and chaired the committee from 2000-2002. All newly admitted members of the bar are required to attend a course on Professionalism and Ethics where faculty members present lectures and hold workshops. Finally, Judge Klein has been the Chief Judge of the Court's Model Judiciary Program for many years. On a Saturday morning in December each year, students from a number of area high schools conduct mock trials as part of this program.

In addition to sponsoring the Legal Clinic, Judge Klein teaches Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy, and Evidence.

Judge Klein holds a B.A. from SUNY Buffalo (1972) and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center (1975).