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Adjunct Professor, Intelligence and Law; Served with the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of General Counsel

Paul Schilling

Professional Experience

Professor Paul Schilling is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (Bachelor of Science, Foreign Service – International Affairs major) and the Dickinson School of Law (Juris Doctorate).

After graduation, he served for four years as a Deputy Attorney General with the Pennsylvania Department of Justice.  He then accepted a position with the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of General Counsel where he served for some thirty years, including:

  • Provision of legal services to virtually all Agency components
  • Service in virtually all Agency National Clandestine Service components
  • International official travel
  • Service in Agency’s Office of Congressional Affairs on legislative matters and during the Iran-contra Congressional investigations
  • Service in various Intelligence Community entities, including the Agency’s Counterterrorist Center
  • Receipt of numerous honorary and performance awards, including the Agency’s Career Intelligence Medal
  • Membership in the Agency’s Senior Intelligence Service

Since his Agency retirement, Mr. Schilling has been employed by the SAIC and LEIDOS corporations providing instructional services to U.S. government personnel.  He has also taught courses on U.S. history and constitutional law to high school students.

He teaches the course “Intelligence and the Law.”