Judith Fox

Clinical Professor of Law

Office: 1111 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574.631.7795
Fax: 574.631.6725
Email: Judith.L.Fox.30@nd.edu
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Judith Fox is a Clinical Professor of Law at the Notre Dame Law School, where she teaches and practices consumer law. Since joining the Notre Dame faculty 1997, she has taught courses in consumer law, alternative dispute resolution, ethics and domestic violence. Prior to joining the law school faculty, Judy was the deputy director of Berrien County Legal Services in St. Joseph, Michigan. Judy graduated from Notre Dame Law School, magna cum laude in 1993. She was the articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Judy was a loan officer at banks in both Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Ms. Fox runs the Economic Justice Clinic. Her advocacy and research focus on issues of predatory lending, primarily in the housing market. She is on the Advisory Board of the Indiana Foreclosure Legal Assistance Program, the predatory lending committee of the Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative and the National Association of Consumer Lawyers.

Courses Taught

LAW75721, Legal Aid I & Ethics
LAW75723, Legal Aid II
LAW75717, Alternative Dispute Resolution
LAW70319, Consumer Law

Scholarship

Presentations
The Foreclosure Echo: How Abandoned Foreclosures are Reborn in the Debt Market, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Consumer Law Review Symposium, April 5, 2013.

Areas of Expertise

  • Consumer Law
  • Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Fair Debt Collection
  • Foreclosure
  • Negotiation
  • Predatory Lending

In the News

Shazam! Now You Look Like A Better Borrower, NPR (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014
Why Credit Scores May Be About to Go Up: It’s the New You, Bloomberg (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014
US Mortgage Collectors Gag Homeowners in Loan Deals, Reuters, May 21, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox)
Rise of the Zombie House, Indiana Lawyer, April 23, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox)
What Are 'Zombie' Properties And How Can We Prevent Them? HuffingtonPost Live (Quotes Judy Fox) April 3, 2013
Zombie foreclosures: Borrowers hit with debts that won't die - CNN Money (Quotes Judy Fox) February 22, 2013
When Living in Limbo Avoids Living on the Street – New York Times (Quotes Judy Fox) March 3, 2012
Homeowners may gain ground in foreclosures – MSNBC (Quotes Judy Fox) October 8, 2010
Imprisoned for debt in America – World Socialist Web Site (Quotes Judy Fox) July 16, 2010
Facing foreclosure? Don’t pack just yet – MSN, Sept. 23, 2009 (Judith Fox, Notre Dame Law School)
Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures – New York Times, March 29, 2009 (Quotes Judy Fox, associate professional specialist, Legal Aid Clinic)
Homeowners in uncharted territory – South Bend Tribune, March 5, 2009 (Quotes Judy Fox, associate professional specialist, Legal Aid Clinic)