Richard A. Ellison

RICHARD A. ELLISONProfessor of Law Emeritus

(315) 443-3654

Professor Ellison left the private practice of law to become a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He worked for a number of years as a legal services attorney and joined the Syracuse College of Law faculty in 1970. He has been active in alternative dispute resolution and is experienced in divorce mediation. In addition to teaching and writing in the family law and health areas, Professor Ellison teaches Contracts, Constitutional Law, Family Law, Health Law, and directs and teaches a European traveling class in Comparative Health Law and Policy.


  • St. John’s University
  • City College of New York