Jon W. Bruce is a nationally recognized expert in real property law, real estate finance, and the law of easements. His treatise, The Law of Easements and Licenses in Land, co-authored with his colleague James Ely, is a frequently cited and influential treatise on the law of easements. Professor Bruce was the John J. Sparkman Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law in the spring of 1999, and he was honored as a Parson's Visitor at the University of Sydney, Australia, in 1993. Professor Bruce has taught Property, Land Use Planning, and Real Estate Finance and Development. He received awards for outstanding teaching in 2003, 2004 and 2008. He retired from Vanderbilt's law faculty in 2009.
Property, easements, land use planning, real estate finance