Assistant Professor of Law, Qatar University College of Law
Conrad Sturm is a law professor at the Qatar University College of Law. He joined the QU College of Law in 2011 with a background in teaching law in the U.S.A. and Canada since January 2005. Serving as the Director of the QU Lawyering Skills Program from 2011 to 2018, Professor Sturm and his team brought the first comprehensive legal skills program to the Middle East and the QU Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree. In 2018, the program received international recognition at the 13th Global Legal Skills Conference in Melbourne, Australia, for its leading contributions to legal skills education in the MENA region.
Before joining Qatar University, Professor Sturm taught legal skills to J.D. students at the Ave Maria School of Law (U.S.A.), the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law (Canada), and the Queen’s University, Faculty of Law (Canada). He also taught Master of Laws (LL.M.) and LL.M.-Kellogg students at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.
Professor Sturm has presented at a number of conferences in the U.S.A., Mexico, Italy, Australia, and Qatar. He has served on various Qatar University and College of Law committees and has lectured at the Ministry of Justice in Qatar and QU’s Office of Faculty and Instructional Development.
Professor Sturm earned an Honors Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from McMaster University in Canada, a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University in the U.S.A., and an LL.M. from the University of Sydney, Australia. Before commencing his LL.M., he worked in the commercial litigation department of Sandler, Travis, and Rosenberg, P.A., an international trade law firm headquartered in Miami, Florida.