Adjunct Faculty

Marcia Holland

Adjunct Professor


Personal Summary

Marcia Holland has been lead instructor in the Trial Practice class beginning in 2014, having served as a co-instructor prior to that.  Ms. Holland also serves as co-coach of the national trial team with Laura Farley.

Ms. Holland worked as a supervising attorney at the Alaska Public Defender Agency in Fairbanks, Alaska where she was a senior appellate attorney and trial attorney for 22 years.  Ms. Holland’s trial caseload experience ranged from fish and game cases to misdemeanors to felonies including cases such as first degree murder.  Ms. Holland also served on the Alaska Supreme Court's Criminal Rules Committee, Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, on the Alaska Bar Association's Bar Examiner's Committee, Professional Responsibility Committee, and Appellate Law Committee. Ms. Holland also served on the University of Alaska Fairbanks Criminal Justice Department's Advisory Committee.  

Ms. Holland earned her B.A. in political science from the University of Montana in 1976 and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a member of the law review, in 1982.   Ms. Holland has also been on the faculty of DePaul College of Law, where she also was a non-candidate student in the LL.M program in taxation and at the University of Dayton College of Law.