Associate Legal Methods Professor
B.S., North Carolina State University
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law
Phone: 717.541.1996 David Raeker-Jordan is Associate Legal Methods Professor at Widener-Harrisburg. Professor Raeker-Jordan earned a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources from North Carolina State University and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as Research Editor of the South Carolina Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Professor Raeker-Jordan is admitted to practice in Maine.
Professor Raeker-Jordan joined the Harrisburg faculty in 2003 and served as Visiting Legal Writing Professor from 2003-2005, as Legal Writing Professor from 2005-2011, as Assistant Legal Methods Professor from 2011-2012, and as Associate Legal Methods Professor since 2012.
Professor Raeker-Jordan teaches Legal Methods I and II, Legal Methods III-Contract Drafting, Legal Methods III-Advanced Legal Analysis, and Intensive Legal Analysis. He also coordinates the Fundamentals of Law course and is the faculty advisor for the Moot Court Honor Society. His interests include all aspects of androgogy, including team-based learning, self-directed learning, and metacognition.
Before joining Widener's faculty, Professor Raeker-Jordan worked as a homeless advocate, a housing counselor, a computer consultant, and an editor. Professor Raeker-Jordan has been Vice Chairperson of the Harrisburg Center for Peace and Justice since 1995.