Gerald Lebovits is an adjunct professor of law at New York University School of Law (2012-Present), where he teaches Introduction to U.S. Law; Graduate Lawyering; Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis I & II; and the Intensive Legal English Workshop, all for LL.M. students. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Columbia Law School (2010-Present), where he teaches the Legal Practice Workshop II for J.D. students.
He is, moreover, an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law (2011-Present), where he teaches Legal Writing and Research for LL.M.s; Fundamental Lawyering Skills for J.D.s; and Landlord-Tenant Law for J.D.s and LL.M.s. He additionally is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School (1989-2007 & 2014-Present), where he currently teaches Persuasion and where he taught Legal Writing and Research, Drafting Judicial Opinions, Memorandum and Brief Writing, Trial Advocacy, and Advanced Legal Writing for Lawyers and where he served as the Moot Court Faculty Advisor, all for J.D.s.
In addition to teaching, Professor Lebovits has been a New York State judge in New York City since 2001. He is an acting Supreme Court justice in Manhattan. He previously presided in Civil Court, Housing Court, and Criminal Court.
He previously was an adjunct professor of law at St. John's University School of Law (2007-2012), where he taught Appellate Advocacy, Moot Court, and Legal Writing and Research, all for J.D.s.
He attended Carleton University (B.A. in law and psychology 1976), University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section (LL.L. 1979), Tulane University School of Law (M.C.L. with distinction 1980), and New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Criminal Justice 1986).