Joseph L. Daly

Hamline University School of Law
St. Paul, MN

Professor Joseph Daly was named emeritus professor in May 2013. He is active in public education about the law and regularly contributes articles to the ABA's Update on Law-Related Education. He has coauthored two books used in Minnesota high schools.


Daly is a labor arbitrator for the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services. He also arbitrates for a number of other states, including Hawaii, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and the City of Los Angeles, as well as the Virgin Islands. Daly is also an international arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. He previews U.S. Supreme Court cases in school law for the ABA.


Daly was chosen by the International Bar Association (London) as "Lecturer to Developing Countries for 1991-92." He has lectured in the Philippines, Poland, Hungary, Albania, and Czechoslovakia and was invited by the Vietnamese government to help ready them for a market society. His topic, "Legal Structures for a Market System," is especially valued in developing countries. In 1996 and in 1999, he taught in Shenzhen, China, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. He also was an ADR Fulbright Scholar at the University of Montevideo, Uruguay, in 2004-06. Daly joined Hamline's faculty after five years as a partner in the Minneapolis law firm of Franke and Daly.