J.D., University of Illinois, 1984
M.P.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1979
College Associate Professor
Current research interests include analyzing jury verdicts in personal injury (tort) lawsuits and analyzing the effectiveness of delay-reduction and alternative dispute programs in the civil justice system.
Publications and Awards
Corbett, W., (1999). An Analysis of 1998 New Mexico Jury Tort Verdicts. New Mexico Bar Journal, Fall 1999, 48-52.
Corbett, W., (1996). Election Issues: Threats and Opportunities for the Civil Justice System. Consumer Attorneys of California Forum, October 1996, 64-65.
2005-2006 Department of Government Professor of the year. Awarded by Pi Sigma Alpha.
Current bar member and licensed attorney in New Mexico and California. Attorney Monitor volunteer for the New Mexico Bar Association’s Lawyer Assistance Program. Facilitator/Mediator for the Third Judicial District of New Mexico. Committee Member for the Health and Human Services Advisory Committee for the City of Las Cruces.
Adjunct faculty member for the University of Texas at El Paso, Western New Mexico University, Dona Ana Community College and the El Paso Community College.
Faculty Office: Breland Hall, Room 353, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM 88003