The Catholic University of America
Law Faculty

Louis J. Barracato – Associate Professor of Law

Barracato

Professor Barracato received a B.S.S. in 1962 from Fairfield University and a J.D. in 1965 from the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America. Prior to joining the faculty at the Columbus School of Law in 1970, Professor Barracato was the assistant general counsel of the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare from 1965-66, and the managing attorney for Neighborhood Legal Services Programs, OEO from 1966-1970. He served as an assistant dean at the Columbus School of Law from 1970 until 1973. In addition, he has been a visiting associate professor at Arizona State University and a visiting professor at Widener University School of Law.   

Professor Barracato also serves as faculty advisor, mentor, and coach to the Columbus School of Law's highly successful National Trials Team.

In His Words ...

"I do not have a job teaching. I meet with a group of students every Saturday and Sunday because I love teaching. They are there because they want to learn. I am there in the hope that I am touching their lives forever."

– Louis J. Barracato

Contact

Office: 409 Law School
The Catholic University of America
3600 John McCormack Rd., NE
Washington, D.C. 20064

Phone: 202-319-5734

E-mail: barracato@law.edu
 

Courses

  • Evidence
  • Trial Practice
  • Advanced Trial Practice
  • Moot Court Trial National Team
     

Education

J.D.
Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, 1965   

B.A.
Fairfield University, 1962 

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Trial litigation
     

Experience

  • Assistant general counsel, United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965-66
  • Managing attorney,  Neighborhood Legal Services Programs, 1966-1970