Chad L. Noreuil
Clinical Professor of Law


Chad Noreuil teaches Legal Method & Writing, Prisoner Rights, and a Bar Exam Workshop series. He is a national lecturer for BARBRI Bar Review, which prepares recent graduates for passing the bar exam, and he teaches a seminar on passing the bar exam at law schools throughout the country (“The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam Seminar”).

Before joining the College in 2001, Professor Noreuil taught legal research and writing at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He was an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Illinois from 1996-2000, where he successfully litigated numerous federal jury trials. Prior to that, he taught Business Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During law school, Professor Noreuil was a managing editor of the University of Illinois Law Review.

Professor Noreuil has written and published three books about the law school experience, his newest book, The Zen of Law School Success, and two books on passing the bar exam - The Arizona Bar Exam:Pass it Now, and The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam. He recently launched the website,, offering tips, strategies, advice, video clips and other helps for law students and Bar examinees. Professor Noreuil also has written three legal thrillers, Cross, Innocence Within, and his latest, Self-Defense, which he is currently shopping for publication.

Selected Works

The Zen of Law School Success (Carolina Academic Press 2011).
KF283 .N67 2011

The Zen of Passing the Bar Exam (Carolina Academic Press 2011).
KF303 .N69 2011

The Arizona Bar Exam: Pass it Now (Carolina Academic Press 2010).
KFA2476 .N67 2010


Assistant: Amber Tanner

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1991)

J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law (1995)