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David E. Missirian

Assistant Professor, Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
State Certified Instructor, Massachusetts Real Estate Licensing Board
JD, University of Tulsa Law School, 1982
Office: Morison Hall 221 | 781.891._3147 | dmissirian@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._3147
                       


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Bio

A General practice attorney, who specializes in courses involving business law, real estate law and environmental law.

Teaching Interests

Real Estate Law, Contract Law, U.C.C., Ethics. I also particularly enjoy introducing Freshman to various areas of legal thought.

Research Interests

Public Policy, Constitutional law, Real Estate law, and Contract Law.

Consulting/Practice Interests

General legal practice with a concentration in the area of real estate law from the residential side and lending side.

Awards and Honors

2018, Excellence in Academic Mentoring and Advising, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
2012, Nominated for Teacher of the year, Student Activities
2009, Teacher of the Year 2009, Student Activities

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Missirian, D. E. (2019). Have Universities Sold Their Souls to the Devil: The Unacceptable Cost of Prioritizing Athletics Over Academics. The Sports and Entertainment Law Journal at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Forthcoming

Kulow, M. D., Missirian, D. E. (2019). Building STEPs Down the Precipitous Cliff from University to Workplace: A Proposal to Modify Regulation of Higher Education Mental Disability Accommodations . Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights (U Texas Austin). Forthcoming

Thomas, S. R., Missirian, D. E., Alexander, M. M. (2018). Stick‘em Up This Is A Breach: A Case for Punitive Damages for Contract Holdups. Business Law Review.

Missirian, D. E. (2018). Why Are Universities Playing Russian Roulette with their Students? The Ignored Legal and Ethical Duty Sports and Entertainment Journal at Denver University, Sturm College of Law, Spring 2018 (21 / 89). Forthcoming

Missirian, D. E. (2018). Is Man's Best Friend Great for Personal Protection or a Law Suit waiting to Happen? University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Journal of Animal and Environmental Law, Fall 2018. Forthcoming

Missirian, D. E. (2017). Student Athlete Concussions: The Often Overlooked Legal and Ethical Minefield. The Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, Vol 6 (2017). Forthcoming

Missirian, D. E. (2017). ARE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATHLETES TICKING TIME BOMBS? Mississippi Sports Law Review, 6 (2).

Missirian, D. E. (2016). Net Neutrality: The Information Highway Which Only The Wealthy Will be Allowed to Travel. University of Toledo Law Review, Vol 47 (2), 327 - 348.

Alexander, M. M., Hayward, J. O., Missirian, D. E. (2015). Asadi: Renegade or Pecursor of Who is a Whistleblower Under Dodd Frank. Pace Law Review, 35 (3).

Thomas, S., Missirian, D. E., Alexander, M. M. (2015). Greed Trumps Ethics in the Sports World, Business Law Review, Spring 2015, Vol. 48. Business Law Review.

Missirian, D. E. (2015). Extended Warranties, The Great Lie: Why The King has No Clothes. The Tennessee Journal of Business Law / Tennessee College of Law, Volume 17 (1), 25.

Missirian, D. E., Alexander, M. M. (2014). From the Corvair to the Cobalt: Corporate Social Responsibility Lessons Unlearned. Business Law Review, 47, 55-75.

Missirian, D. E. (2013). Let the Sun Shine In: An Examination of Solar Easements and a Proposed Statute. Real Estate Law Journal/ Thompson Reuters/West Publications, 41 (3), 303-330.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Missirian, D. E. (2012). The Legality of Employment Credit Checks: A Proposed Model Statute to Remedy an Inequity. Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law, 20 (1).

Missirian, D. E. (2007). Separate But Equal? Same sex couples in New England West Real Estate Law Journal.

Conference Proceeding(s)
Alexander, M. M., Hayward, J. O., Missirian, D. E. (2014). Asadi: Renegade or Precursor of Who is a Whistleblower Under Dodd Frank. Proceedings of the Midwest Acadaemy of Legal Studies in Business.

Conference Presentations

Missirian, D. E. (2018). "Have Universities Sold Their Souls to the Devil: The Unacceptable Costs of Prioritizing Athletics over Academics." Presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business's Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) Conference, Portland Oregon.

Kulow, M. D., Missirian, D. (2018). "Accommodations for Mental Impairments in the University Classroom and the Workplace: Legal Suggestions To Create A Ramp Instead Of A Cliff." Presented at the NARBLA's North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association annual conference, Salem, Massachusetts.

Missirian, D. E. (2017). "WHY ARE SOME STUDENTS BEING TREATED AS AN EXPENDABLE COMMODITY BY SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES?" Presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB)'s Annual Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), Savannah, GA.

Missirian, D., Thomas, S., Alexander, M., . (2017). "Stick‘em Up This Is A Breach: A Case for Punitive Damages for Contract Holdups." Presented at the North Atlantic Regional Academy of Legal Studies in Business (NARBLA)'s NARBLA Regional Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Missirian, D. E. (2016). "Why it matters that high schools are focusing more on athletic performance than on protecting their students." Presented at the ALSB, San Juan Puerto Rico.

Missirian, D. E. (2016). "Organizer/Coordinator." Presented at the NARBLA's North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association, Bentley University, Waltham, MA.

Missirian, D. E. (2015). "Student Athlete Concussions: The Often Overlooked Legal and Ethical Minefield." Presented at the ALSB, Philadelphia. PA.

Missirian, D. E. (2014). "Why the FCC decided to shoot Net Neutrality in the Head." Presented at the American Legal Studies in Business's ALSB Conference In Seattle, Seattle Washington.

Missirian, D. E., Alexander, M. M., . (2014). "From: Corvair to Cobalt, Corporate Social Responsibility Lessons Unlearned." Presented at the North Atlantic Regional Business Association's NARBLA Conference In Lowell, Lowell, MA.

Missirian, D. E. (2013). "Extended Warranties: A Proposed Uniform Statute." Presented at the American Legal Studies in Business's ALSB Conference In Boston, Boston, MA.

Missirian, D. E. (2012). "Let the Sun Shine In: An Examination of Solar Easements and a Proposed Statute." Presented at the Academy of Legal Studies in Business's Academy of Legal Studies in Busines 2012, Kansas City, MO.

Earle, B. H., Madek, G. A., Missirian, D. E. (2011). "The Legality of Pre-Employment Credit Checks: A Proposed Model Statute to Remedy an Inequity." Presented at the Academy Of Legal Studies in Business 2011's Academy Of Legal Studies in Business 2011, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Service

Department Service
LA 210 Course Development/modification, 2016
Representative for the Law Taxation and Financial Planning Dept., 2018 - 2018
Committee Member for University Open House, 2017 - 2017
Represented LTFP Dept at event, 2016 - 2016
Course Coordinator for LTFP - 2016
Course Coordinator for LTPF, 2014 - 2014
Course Coordinator for LTPF, 2013 - 2013

University Service
Student Organization Advisor for Bentley Real Estate Group (Undergraduate), 2014 - Present
Mentor (Faculty) for Armenian Club, 2014 - Present
Guest Speaker for Bentley University Real Estate Law Group, 2018 - 2018
Committee Member for GB 110 Core Self Study, 2017 - 2017
Guest Speaker for Marketing Department, 2017 - 2017
Guest Speaker for First Time Home Buying Seminar, 2017 - 2017
Guest Speaker for First Time Home Buyer's Seminar, 2017 - 2017
Special Institutional Assignment for Online Degree Completion, 2016 - 2016
Faculty Member representing LTFP for Admissions Office/ Fall Open House, 2014 - 2014
Volunteered at LTFP informational table for Bentley University Accepted Students Day, 2014 - 2014
Guest Speaker for Graduate Real Estate Association, 2012 - 2012
Faculty Member representing LTFP for Admissions Office/ Fall Open House, 2012 - 2012

Public Service
Olympic NTS Level 4 Archery Coach for United States Olympic Association, 2009
Guest Speaker for Alumnae Relations Department, 2018 - 2018