Professor Myhre is a Teaching Professor at the University of Washington School of Law. He teaches a variety of classes, including: Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research; Civil Procedure II; Negotiation; Persuasive Writing; Introduction to Law; Client Interviewing and Counseling; and International Commercial Arbitration. Professor Myhre also conducts seminars in Advanced Research and Writing, Law and Sex/Gender/Sexuality, and Landmark Cases in Civil Rights. He regularly teaches in the J.D. Program, the L.L.M Program, the M.J. Program, Early Fall Start, and the Honors Program. He believes strongly in experiential learning and serves as the faculty supervisor/head coach of the International Commercial Arbitration Competition Team. In 2021, Professor Myhre was recognized with the University of Washington's Distinguished Teaching Award, and the law school's Faculty Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, which he also received in 2020. He was the 2016 recipient of the SCALE Award for Outstanding Service to the Law School. Professor Myhre received the Honors Excellence in Teaching Award for 2015.
Prior to joining our faculty, Professor Myhre served as a Visiting Professor of Legal Writing at Seattle University School of Law. He has also served as an Acting Staff Attorney for the Washington State Supreme Court, a Managing Partner of McGlothin Myhre, PLLP, an Associate of Corr Cronin, LLP, Law Clerk to Justice Charles Johnson of the Washington State Supreme Court, and Judicial Extern to Judge Thomas S. Zilly of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington.
His practice areas include trial and appellate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, complex commercial litigation, employment law, business law, family law, and civil rights law. He holds a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, an M.A. in History from Boston College, an M.A. in Modern European Intellectual History from Drew University, a Certificate in Language and Civilization from the University of Paris, and an interdisciplinary B.A. from The Evergreen State College. His current academic interests include discourse analysis, theories of interpretation, cultural studies, civil rights, international dispute resolution, and learning theory/pedagogy.