Charles Dewey Cole Jr.

Charles Dewey Cole Jr.

New York, New York

Charles Dewey Cole, Jr. is a trial and appellate lawyer, instructor, lecturer and noted authority on the federal courts. He has been a lecturer or instructor in numerous programs relating to trial advocacy and cognate subjects and since 1992, has been an instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy at Notre Dame Law School. His articles on the law, law book reviews, and other scholarly contributions have appeared in print on many occasions. He has served as Revision Author of Jack B. Weinstein, et al., New York Civil Practice, and has contributed to such works as Black's Law Dictionary (7th ed. 1999) and Edward D. Re, Cases and Materials on Remedies (1982 and 2d ed. 1987).

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of England and Wales


  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. in Trial Advocacy - 1999
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. - 1988
  • St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, New York - 1979
    • Law Review: St. John's Law Review, Member, Research Editor
  • The Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England
    • Post Graduate Diploma - 2002
    • Major: Advance Litigation
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • Masters Degree in Library & Information Science - 1982
  • Columbia University, Columbia College - 1974

Published Works

  • Jack B. Weinstein, et. al., New York Civil Practice, (Revision Author)
  • Black's Law Dictionary 7th Edition, (Contributor), 1999
  • Cases and Materials, (Contributor with Edward D. Re), 1982
  • Cases and Materials, (Contributor with Edward D. Re), 2d ed., 1987


  • Instructor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy at Notre Dame Law School, 1992 - Present