Jamie Pukl-Werbel

Professor Jamie Pukl-Werbel

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs and Assistant Dean of Experiential Education

  • Degrees:

  • J.D. Seton Hall University School of Law | B.A. Loyola University Maryland
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel: 973-642-8201
  • Courses:

  • Professional Responsibility, McLaughlin Advanced Trial Advocacy Workshop, Technology for Evolving Legal Practice, Persuasion & Advocacy

Dean Pukl-Werbel is the law school’s inaugural Assistant Dean of Experiential Education and Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs. Dean Pukl-Werbel supervises all aspects of the experiential education curriculum including upper division skills courses, advocacy programs, trial practice courses, simulation experiences, and externships; in addition to nationally recognized moot court and mock trial programs.

Dean Pukl-Werbel has extensive experiential education experience teaching Professional Responsibility; The McLaughlin Advanced Trial Advocacy course; Persuasion & Advocacy; Technology for Evolving Legal Practice; Introduction to Lawyering I & II; and Becoming a Lawyer in the LEO Fellows Program. She has served as the Director of the Interscholastic Mock Trial Board and, prior to her current position, she also served as the Dean of Alumni, Development & External Relations. Since joining the law school community in 2005, she has been active in both the Legal Practice curriculum and the Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Program. She was nominated for Professor of the Year in 2014-2015.

Prior to joining the law school faculty, Dean Pukl-Werbel served as an Assistant District Attorney for the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's Office. As an Assistant District Attorney, Dean Pukl-Werbel prosecuted hundreds of felony criminal matters in addition to jury and bench trials within the Sex Crimes Unit, Domestic Violence Unit and Firearms Trafficking Unit. Additionally, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor of New York City handling felony narcotics prosecutions, long-term narcotics investigations, and surveillance techniques. She also clerked in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County.

Outside of Seton Hall Law, Dean Pukl-Werbel has taught for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), the United States Navy JAG Core Defense Counsel Assistance Program (DCAP), the New Jersey State Bar Association, and various other legal organizations. She presents frequently on issues of Ethics and Professionalism, Trial Advocacy, and skills education. She has appeared both in print and as a commentator and legal analyst on truTV (formerly Court TV).

Dean Pukl-Werbel is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She received her B.A. in Communications and Business from Loyola University Maryland and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she was a member of the Legislative Journal, the Interscholastic Moot Court Board, and was the first recipient of the Public Interest Fellowship.