Professor Linetsky joined the University of Alabama School of Law faculty in 2014 as Director of the Civil Law Clinic and was appointed Director of Clinical Programs in 2018. He received his B.A. and J.D. from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to joining the Alabama faculty, Professor Linetsky was a faculty member at Case Western Reserve University School of Law since 2007. During his time at Case Western Reserve, Professor Linetsky taught in the Civil Litigation Clinic, Legal Analysis and Writing, Criminal Procedure, and directed the mock trial and litigation skills programs. Before entering legal teaching, Professor Linetsky practiced law at the Cleveland-based firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP. At the firm his practice focused on commercial litigation, where he was involved in representing clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 250 companies. Professor Linetsky is also a commissioned police officer in Ohio and serves as a police academy instructor in Alabama.