Associate Professor Emeritus
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
BA, Brigham Young University
MLS, Brigham Young University
JD, University of Utah
Randy Peterson helped establish the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University before coming to The John Marshall Law School in 1977. He served as director of library services at John Marshall for 13 years, expanding the library to its present five floors. He also supervised the merger of the Chicago Bar Association's library into The John Marshall Law School library in 1990.
Professor Peterson has coached numerous client counseling teams and negotiation teams, and he directed John Marshall's hosting of the 1999 International Client Counseling Competition. In recent years, Professor Peterson has regularly judged both the International Negotiation Competition and the International Client Counseling Competition in various locations, such as Bristol, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Dunedin, New Zealand; Calgary, Canada; and Durban, South Africa.
Professor Peterson is a member of several AALS and ABA sections. He has taught law library courses at Dominican University. His community service includes a variety of church leadership activities as well as serving on the executive board of the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Professor Peterson joined the faculty in 1977 and began teaching full-time at John Marshall in 1990. He teaches Agency and Unincorporated Business Entities, Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution, Counseling and Negotiating, and Remedies.
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