Uncle Soz (Atty. Leonard N. Soznov)
Uncle Soz is one of the legendary 1960s counselors. Uncle Soz' alter ego is Leonard N. Sosnov, Professor of Law at Widener's Delaware campus.
During his off time from SGF, Uncle Soz earned a B.A. from Temple University in 1967, and, later, a J.D. from Harvard University Law School in 1971. He probably quit full time counseling to do the Harvard thing.
Following graduation from law school, Uncle Soz clerked for the Honorable Judge Joseph S. Lord, III, U.S.D.C, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1971-72. He was a Staff Attorney at the Defender Association of Philadelphia, from 1972-90, and Chief of its Law Reform Unit.
Uncle Soz joined the faculty at Widener in 1990. Uncle Soz teaches and writes in the areas of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence.
Uncle Soz has had extensive litigation experience, including briefing and arguing two cases before the United States Supreme Court. He has also represented individuals on behalf of Centurion Ministries, a non-profit organization dedicated to freeing innocent individuals sentenced to life imprisonment or death.
The Many Faces of Uncle Soz - Hall of Fame Counselor