Prof. Mikochik is an emeritus professor at Temple Law School in Philadelphia and teaches during the spring semesters at Ave Maria. He has taught Civil Procedure, Jurisprudence, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Civil Rights of Disabled Persons, Equal Protection, Law and the Elderly, Employment Discrimination, Constitutional Law and related courses for nearly thirty years. Before teaching at Temple, he was an attorney with the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, where he worked to enforce the civil rights of people with disabilities. He has also chaired the National Partnership on Disability, established to implement the 1978 Pastoral Statement on People with Disabilities of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. Prof. Mikochik has published numerous articles and other publications addressing aspects of Constitutional Law and issues involving the rights of people with disabilities.