Lawyering Skills I, IV, V, Mediation, and Advanced Trial Advocacy
Professor Grant Rost is a former plaintiff’s personal injury attorney who represented clients in almost all 88 counties in Ohio while working for a large personal injury firm. He first came to Liberty University School of Law as an administrator but now teaches full time. Professor Rost teaches primarily in lawyering skills, focusing on writing and oral advocacy. His one of three moot court coaches for Liberty’s nationally ranked moot court teams. After competing as an advocate on the University of Akron’s nationally ranked law school trial teams, Professor Rost also coached mock trial teams at the high school, collegiate, and law school levels. He currently serves to maintain the law school’s regional and American Bar Association accreditation as the Coordinator of Assessment for Liberty University School of Law. In his free time, Professor Rost is an avid outdoorsman and a professional photographer.
To supplement his legal education and advance his skill as a teacher and trainer, Professor Rost earned a Master of Education from Lynchburg College in 2015. He is a regular speaker at Liberty University’s Faculty Orientation and has presented at training conferences for law professors at Stetson College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida and American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.
Professor Rost’s areas of research and writing focus on cognitive biases, heuristics, and courtroom persuasion. He is the author of Campfires, Car Accidents, and the Cosmos: Persuasive Appeals to Jurors Through the Human Appetite for Wonder. 4 Stetson J. Advoc. & L. 54 (2017)