John Matejkovic, J.D.

John Matejkovic, J.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Finance
Office: CBA 224
Phone: (330) 972-8243
Email: jem@uakron.edu


Education:

  • Juris Doctor, The University of Akron (1979)
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Akron (1976)

Biography

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • The University of Akron (Akron, OH)
    • Associate Professor of Business Law (August 2006–present)
    • Member of Graduate faculty (2006–present)
    • Assistant Professor of Business Law (August 2000–August 2006)
    • Lecturer in Business Law (August 1996–August 2000)
  • American Institute for Paralegal Studies, Inc. of Walsh University (Canton, OH)
    • Instructor (1992–1998)

Professional Experience

  • Consultant on Business and Employment Law Issues to Employers Resources Council (Cleveland, OH) (January 2007 – present)
  • Of Counsel to Hanna, Campbell & Powell (November 1999 – 2002)
  • Private Practice (General Civil Practice: Civil Litigation, Business/Commercial, EEO/Labor, Domestic Relations, Workers’ Compensation, Real Estate, Wills and Estates) (January 1990 – November 2000)
  • Roadway Services, Inc. (Attorney, Risk Management Department, April 1985–December 1989)
  • Summit County Sheriff's Office (Labor Relations/Employment Law) (February 1983–March 1985)
  • Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs Co., L.P.A. (Attorney) (November 1979–January 1983)

Teaching Interests:

  • Law

Research Interests:

  • Law (Employment, Business Torts) Ethics


Research Accomplishments

Recent Publications

  • “Retaliation in the Workplace: An Overview of the Obvious to the Obscure,” co-authored and co-presented with Margaret Matejkovic of The University of Akron School of Law, at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (March 2007).
  • “Just What is a Disability Anyway? Yet More Questions Presented by the ADA,” co-authored and co-presented with Margaret Matejkovic of The University of Akron School of Law, at the Pacific Southwest Regional Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (February 2006).
  • “Bankruptcy ‘Reform’ II: Credit Cards and the 21st Century Debtors’ Prison,” presented at the National Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business and co-authored with Keith Rucinski (August 2005).
  • “Proceed at Your Own Risk: The Balance of Academic Freedom and Sexual Harassment,” presented at the Western Regional Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (April 2005).
  • “Absolute Immunity from Civil Liability: Lessons for Litigation Lawyers,” co-authored and co-presented with Assistant Professor T. Leigh Anenson at the Pacific Southwest Regional Conference of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (February 2003).

Awards:

  • Listed in 8th and 9th Editions of Who’s Who among America’s Teachers (2004 – present)
  • Financial Management Association Professional of the Year (2002)
  • Certificates of Recognition, Ohio Center for Law Related Education (1996, 97, 98, 99)
  • Certificate of Recognition, Akron Bar Association (1996, 97)
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV rating