Daniel Zachem



Dan Zachem is a 1980 graduate of George Washington University with a degree in political science and a 1985 graduate of the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Zachem clerked at both the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Thereafter, Mr. Zachem worked for 22 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C. The last ten years of Mr. Zachem’s career at the Office of the United States Attorney was spent as a supervisor in the Homicide Section. In addition to teaching at the Washington College of Law, Mr. Zachem presently teaches at the Catholic University Law School. He has previously taught both Criminal Procedure-The Investigative Process and Criminal Procedure II-The Post Investigative Process. During the 2013-2014 academic year, Mr. Zachem will be teaching Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Advanced Criminal Procedure: Anatomy of a Homicide. Mr. Zachem was named the Evening Professor of the Year for his class work at Catholic during the 2012-2013 academic year and is thrilled to now join the adjunct faculty at the Washington College of Law.