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JosephThomas2355 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Library
 Joseph Thomas joined the faculty of the Kresge Law Library in 1989 as catalog librarian, became assistant head of technical services in 1992 and head of technical services in 1994. He earned his B.A. from the University of Kentucky in 1980 and his M.A.L.S. from the University of Chicago in 1983. He worked as catalog librarian at both Eastern Kentucky University (1983-84) and Indiana University School of Law (1984-88), and as assistant librarian in the General Electric Corporate Legal Library (1988-89). His areas of interest include integrated library systems and classification of knowledge. He serves on a number of committees as a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (since 1985) including Technical Services Special Interest Section (Cataloging and Classification Committee member 1990-92, Nominations Committee member 1991-92, Serials Committee member since 1993, Technology Subcommittee of the Serials Committee chair since 1993, vice chair in 1997-98, and chair-elect in 1998-99) and On-Line Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section (editorial board member of Technical Services Law Librarian since 1996). He has been a member of the Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians Conference Committee, representing the University of Notre Dame Libraries (1996-97). In addition, he has participated in University libraries activities including the NOTIS Implementation and Policy Committee (1991-94) and the MARC Holdings Format Product Implementation Team (1992). He has served the Law School as a member of the Strategic Planning Subcommittee on Research (1994) and as a member of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Computing (1994-95). In addition, Mr. Thomas attends annual meetings of the American Association of Law Libraries, Innopac Users Group, and the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, along with numerous other workshops and meetings dealing with cataloging, acquisitions, technical and management issues. /assets/71769/original/thomas.jpgMr. Thomas has published articles and given presentations on cataloging legal materials, electronic serials and collection management.Librarian and Head of Technical Services 
JudithFox1111 Eck Hall of Law574.631.7795574.631.6725Judith.L.Fox.30@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Clinical
  • Consumer Law
  • Cross-Cultural Counseling
  • Fair Debt Collection
  • Foreclosure
  • Negotiation
  • Predatory Lending
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. /assets/71747/original/fox.jpgLAW75721, Economic Justice Project I LAW75723, Economic Justice Project II LAW70727, Negotiation LAW75717, Alternative Dispute Resolution LAW70319, Consumer Law<b>Articles</b> <i>The Foreclosure Echo: How Abandoned Foreclosures are re-entering the market through Debt Buyers,</i> 26 Loy. Consumer Law Rev 25, 2013 <i>Consumer Law Clinics: Community-Based Lawyering—A social Justice Response to the Financial Crisis,</i> 20 Geo. J. Pov. L. &amp; Pol’y 517-529 (2013) <i>Rush to Judgment: How the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Fails to Protect Consumers in Judicial Collection,</i> forthcoming, Vol. 13 Florida Business Law Rev., 2013 <i>How Forum Determines Substance in Judicial Debt Collection,</i> 31 Banking and Financial Services Rev. 11, August 2012 <i>Do We Have a Debt Collection Crisis? Some Cautionary Tales of Debt Collection in Indiana,</i> 24 Loy. Consumer Law Rev. 355 (2012)<a href="">What makes medical debt detrimental</a>, Marketplace (Quotes Judy Fox) January 12, 2015 <a href="">Shazam! Now You Look Like A Better Borrower</a>, NPR (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014 <a href="">Why Credit Scores May Be About to Go Up: It’s the New You</a>, Bloomberg (Quotes Judy Fox) August 8, 2014 <a href="">US Mortgage Collectors Gag Homeowners in Loan Deals</a>, Reuters, May 21, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox) <a href="">Rise of the Zombie House</a>, Indiana Lawyer, April 23, 2014 (Quotes Judy Fox) <a href="'zombie'-properties-and-how-can-we-prevent-them%3F/515ca61e2b8c2a17d300028e">What Are 'Zombie' Properties And How Can We Prevent Them?</a> HuffingtonPost Live (Quotes Judy Fox) April 3, 2013 <a href="">Zombie foreclosures: Borrowers hit with debts that won't die</a> - CNN Money (Quotes Judy Fox) February 22, 2013 <a href="">When Living in Limbo Avoids Living on the Street</a> – New York Times (Quotes Judy Fox) March 3, 2012 <a href="">Homeowners may gain ground in foreclosures</a> – MSNBC (Quotes Judy Fox) October 8, 2010 <a href="">Imprisoned for debt in America</a> – World Socialist Web Site (Quotes Judy Fox) July 16, 2010 <a href="">Facing foreclosure? Don’t pack just yet</a> – MSN, Sept. 23, 2009 (Judith Fox, Notre Dame Law School) <a href=";scp=1&amp;sq=judy%20fox&amp;st=cse">Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures</a> – New York Times, March 29, 2009 (Quotes Judy Fox, associate professional specialist, Legal Aid Clinic) <a href="">Homeowners in uncharted territory</a> – South Bend Tribune, March 5, 2009 (Quotes Judy Fox, associate professional specialist, Legal Aid Clinic)Clinical Professor of Law 
JulianVelasco2142 Eck Hall of Law574.631.4965574.631.8078 jvelasco@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenured and Tenure-Track
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation
Julian Velasco joined the faculty in the fall of 2001 as an associate professor of law, and earned tenure in 2007. Prior to joining the Notre Dame Law School faculty, he served as an associate professor at the Hofstra University School of Law, practiced law as a corporate attorney with Sullivan &amp; Cromwell, a New York City law firm, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York. Professor Velasco received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was awarded the honors of Kent Scholar and Stone Scholar and served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. He earned a B.S. magna cum laude from Georgetown University School of Business Administration, where he majored in Finance and minored in Philosophy and in Theology. Professor Velasco’s primary teaching and research interests include corporate law, corporate governance, and fiduciary law. /assets/85768/original/velasco_11_12.jpgLAW70101, Business Associations LAW70107, Securities Regulation LAW70123, Corporate Finance LAW70127, Mergers and Acquisitions LAW73125, Advanced Topics in Corporate Law (Seminar)<b>Selected Scholarship</b> <i>A Defense of the Fiduciary Duty of Care</i> (work in progress). <i>Fiduciary Duties and Fiduciary Outs</i>, 21 GEO. MASON L. REV. ___ (forthcoming 2013). <i><a href="">The Role of Aspiration in Corporate Fiduciary Duties</a></i>, 54 WM. &amp; MARY L. REV. 519 (2012). <i><a href="">How Many Fiduciary Duties Are There in Corporate Law?</a></i>, 83 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1231 (2010). <i><a href="">Shareholder Ownership and Primacy</a></i>, 2010 U. Ill. L. Rev. 897 (2010). <i><a href="">Taking Shareholder Rights Seriously</a></i>, 41 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 605 (2007). <i><a href="">The Fundamental Rights of the Shareholder</a></i>, 40 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 407 (2006). <i><a href="">Structural Bias and the Need for Substantive Review</a></i>, 82 Wash. U.L.Q. 821 (2004), reprinted in 47 Corp. Prac. Commentator 679 (2005). <i><a href="">Just Do It: An Antidote to the Poison Pill</a></i>, 52 Emory L.J. 849 (2003). <i><a href="">The Enduring Illegitimacy of the Poison Pill</a></i>, 27 J. Corp. L. 381 (2002). <i><a href="">Congressional Control Over Federal Court Jurisdiction: A Defense of the Traditional View</a></i>, 46 Cath. U. L. Rev. 671 (1997). <i>Note, The Copyrightability of Nonliteral Elements of Computer Programs</i>, 94 Colum. L. Rev. 242 (1994), reprinted in 27 Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 329 (1995).<a href="">Featured Faculty on NDLS home page: Julian Velasco</a> – March 2, 2009Associate Professor of Law<a href="">Gloria Krull</a>
JulieDouglas2189 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Legal Writing
  Adjunct Assistant Professor<a href="">Debbie Sumption</a> 
JulieShook2100 Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  Dean’s Administrative Assistant for: Dean Nell Jessup Newton
  • Administrative Support
Dean’s Administrative Assistant 
JusticeDavidSteven1100 Eck Hall of Law    Adjunct Faculty<a href="">Rebecca Ward</a> 
K.J. MartijnCremers264 Mendoza College of
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
  Professor, Finance 
KaiSmith2363 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Library
 Kai Alexis Smith joined the Kresge Law Library faculty as Librarian-in-Residence in the Fall 2014 semester. She earned her B.F.A and M.S.I.L.S. degrees from Pratt Institute in 2005 and 2013. Ms. Smith has experience in a variety of types of libraries including public, academic, government, and museums. Before joining the library faculty, she was an adjunct Reference Librarian at the City University of New York Graduate Center and a part time Reference and Bibliographic Instruction Librarian at Housatonic Community College. Recently, Ms. Smith completed the American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. In 2013, she was the Association of Research Libraries Career Enhancement Program Fellow at the University of Michigan and the Art Library Society of North America ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Intern at the National Gallery of Art. More experience stems from past library internships including Columbia University, American Museum of Natural History, Barnard College, and Whitney Museum Library. Ms. Smith 's professional service includes acting as Black Caucus of American Library Association Liaison to the Diversity Council and Association of College and Research Libraries/ Arts Digital Technologies and the Arts Committee. She currently serves as chair of the Diversity Committee for ARLIS/NA. /assets/140137/275x/kai_smith_library_web.jpg<a href="">NMRT (August 2014)</a>Librarian-in-Residence 
KarenDeakImgrund1190 Eck Hall of Law574.
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
 After earning her Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Chicago, Dr. Deak joined the patent prosecution group of Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal. She joined the firm as a patent scientist; passed the patent bar and became a patent agent. Her practice included work with all stages of the patent lifecycle for biotech clients, and included work on medical diagnostic tests, agricultural products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and industrial products. Dr. Deak performed patentability, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate analyses; and actively participated in the drafting and prosecution of both U.S. and international patent applications. At Notre Dame, Dr. Deak is the Director of, and teaches in, both the on-campus MS in Patent Law, as well as in the online- and Chicago-based Certificates in Patent Prosecution. /assets/112281/original/deak.jpgConcurrent Assistant Professor of Law<br/>Director, Master of Science in Patent Law<br/>Assistant Professor of the Practice, Special Professional Faculty 
KarenSrmek1329 Biolchini Hall
  • Staff
  • Admissions
Senior Office Assistant