Professor, Director, Alona Cortese Elder Law Center
- Office Location:
- Kennedy Hall 415
- (714) 628-2584
- William Marsh Rice University, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Juris Doctor in Law
- Professor Kurt Eggert is a Professor of Law and Director of the Elder Law Clinic. He also runs Chapman's Alona Cortese Elder Law Center, and teaches both clinical and doctrinal classes. His scholarship has focused on several different areas, among them predatory lending, consumer credit, gambling regulation, and elder abuse. He has testified to Congress on predatory lending issues and is a member of the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council, where he chairs the subcommittee on Consumer Credit. Previously, he was an adjunct professor of law, teaching Elder Law, at Loyola Law School. From 1990 until 1999, he was a senior attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services in Los Angeles, where he specialized in complex litigation, including consumer fraud and home equity fraud. Professor Eggert received his B.A. from Rice University, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and received his Juris Doctor from Boalt Hall, the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.
Courses Taught: Legal and Equitable Remedies, Elder Law, Legal Research and Writing, Civil Procedure and Depositions/Discovery Complex Litigation.List of Scholarly Publications
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Kurt Eggert, Not Dead Yet: The Surprising Survival of Negotiability, 66 Ark. L. Rev. 145 (2013)
Kurt Eggert, Foreclosing on the Federal Power Grab: Dodd-Frank, Preemption, and the State Role in Mortgage Servicing Regulation, 15 Chap. L. Rev. 171 (2011).