Director, Summer Program in Guatemala
Professor of Law
Director of Lawyering in Spanish Program, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver
A graduate of Stanford University and of the University of Texas School of Law, Professor José Roberto (Beto) Juárez, Jr. teaches at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he also serves as Director of the Lawyering in Spanish Program. His research interests include employment discrimination, language rights, legal history, race, and law and religion. He teaches courses in civil procedure, civil rights, conflict of laws, constitutional law, federal courts, professional responsibility, and remedies, and offers a seminar on language rights. Fluent in English and Spanish, he regularly teaches courses on the law of the United States at law schools in Mexico. He served as dean at the College of Law from 2006 to 2009. Professor Juárez is the former chair of the board of directors of the Journal of Law & Religion, and the current chair of the Council on Law and Religion. He was co-President of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT), the largest membership organization of law professors in the nation from 2004-2006. He was named one of the Top 100 Influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business Magazine in 2006, and was inducted into Stanford University's Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame in 2007.