410.837.4623, Law Center 405
Administrative Assistant: Gloria Joy
410.837.4631, Law Center 400
LL.M., University of Illinois, 1984
J.D., with honors, Rutgers University, Newark, 1978
B.A., Marietta College, 1967
Law and Social Reform Seminar
Shafer joined the faculty in 1979 after serving as a teaching fellow at the University of Illinois College of Law. He has published articles on bankruptcy and creditors' rights in the University of Baltimore Law Review, Maryland State Bar Journal, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and the Journal of Law and Commerce, and has written a computer simulation program in corporate reorganization for the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction.
Shafer directed an evaluation of the Maryland Tax Refund Intercept Project under a grant from the Department of Human Resources. He is a founding member and officer of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Shafer is a member of the editorial board of the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction. He is a member of the New York and Maryland bars.
Drawing Lines, online Practicing Law Institute course materials (2001)
FDA Censoring of Manufacturer's Post-Marketing Commitments, American Journal of Therapeutics (2000)
The Virtual Clerk's Office: A Proposed Model Judgment Lien Act For the Computer Age , 15 U. Pitt. J. L. & Com. 295 (1995)
Consolidating Judgment Liens , 24 Md. B.J. 21 (1991)
Determining Whether Property Is Necessary for an Effective Reorganization: A Proposal for the Use of Empirical Research, Ann. Surv. Bankr. L. 79 (1990)
Developing Rational Standards for an Advertising Substitution Policy, 55 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1