|Kate||Mueller||945 Flanner Hallemail@example.com|| ||Kate E. Mueller is the Managing Director of the Center for Social Research. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in both Government and Spanish in 2001. That same year, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2004 she received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as note editor for the Journal of College and University Law and directed the undergraduate debate team. She practiced law in the areas of commercial, employment, probate, governmental, and civil rights litigation for five years before returning to Notre Dame to launch the CSR and direct its operations. She is also a Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law.|| ||http://csr.nd.edu/assets/19764/katemueller.jpg||Depo Skills||Concurrent Professor||KHUETTEM|
|Katelynn||McBride||1187 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6917||574.631.4789||Katelynn.McBride@nd.edu|| || ||Katelynn graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2010 and received her B.A. in political science and history from the University of San Diego in 2007.
Following law school, Katelynn participated in the Koch Associate program, serving as a legal fellow at the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center. After her fellowship concluded, Katelynn practiced as a constitutional litigator at the Institute for Justice in Minneapolis. Her practice focused on economic liberty and property rights. Katelynn originally hails from Castle Rock, Colorado.|
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|Katherine||Singer||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||574.631.4197||Katherine.E.Singer.firstname.lastname@example.org|| ||Kate Singer joined the Notre Dame Law School as an assistant adjunct faculty member in 2000. She currently teaches in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program and the Moot Court Trial class, and is also the co-coach of the Barristers and AAJ Trial Teams.
Kate graduated from Hope College with a B.A. in English. Her study included a year abroad at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Before attending Notre Dame Law School, she worked for two years at the Wilson Inn Residence in Richmond, Virginia. The Wilson Inn was a church based agency serving women in transition from various life traumas. She briefly served as the agency’s acting director.
While at Notre Dame Law School, Kate worked as an intern at the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic, and was a member of the Barristers Trial Team for two years. She graduated in 1997, receiving the Dean David T. Link Award for Social Justice; the Edward F. Barrett Award for Outstanding Achievement in Trial Advocacy; the Arthur May Award for Trial Advocacy; and the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award.
After graduating, she worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for St. Joseph County from 1998 to 2002 focusing on Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault cases. From 2002 to 2004, she continued her work with domestic violence survivors serving as the Legal Advocate at the Y.W.C.A. of St. Joseph County.
When she is not teaching at Notre Dame, she runs a not-for-profit enterprise called Motherhood.|| ||LAW75747, Moot Court Trial
LAW75710, Intensive Trial Advocacy||Adjunct Professor||KSINGER|
|Kathleen||Rice|| ||Kathleen Rice is a Counsel with Faegre Baker Daniels LLP in South Bend, Indiana, and a Senior Director with FaegreBD Consulting in Washington, DC. She provides strategic legal counsel to corporate and government entities on issues relating to data privacy, cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance with federal laws and regulations, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Kathleen previously served as Counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. She also served as an Assistant General Counsel in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Security Law Branch, and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida. Kathleen is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Notre Dame Law School.|| ||Adjunct Professor|
|Kenneth||Adams|| ||Ken Adams is a speaker and consultant on contract drafting. According to the Canadian periodical The Lawyers Weekly, “In the world of contract drafting, Ken Adams is the guru.”
Ken is author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (ABA 3d ed. 2013), a groundbreaking book that’s in widespread use internationally. He’s also author of The Structure of M&A Contracts (West LegalEdcenter 2011). Go here for his articles and go here for his blog, Adams on Contract Drafting. The ABA Journal included Ken’s blog in its 2013, 2012, 2010, and 2009 “Blawg 100”—its list of the hundred best law blogs.
Ken conducts public and in-house seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. And through his relationship with ContractExpress, the leading document-assembly software, Ken is a pioneer in online contract automation.
As part of its “Legal Rebels” project, in September 2009 the ABA Journal named Ken one of its initial group of fifty leading innovators in the legal profession. And in 2014, the Legal Writing Institute awarded Ken its 2014 Golden Pen Award, “to recognize his exemplary work in contract drafting.”
A U.S. citizen, Ken was raised in Africa and Europe; he received all of his secondary and college education in England. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1989, Ken practiced corporate law at major law firms in New York and Geneva, Switzerland.|| ||/assets/131742/adams.jpg(adams)||Contract Drafting||Adjunct Professor||kadams7|
|Kenneth||Ripple||3112 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.5765||574.631.4197||http://www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/faculty/cv/ripple_cv.pdf|
- Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty
- Conflict of Laws
- Constitutional Law
- Federal Courts
- Judicial Biography
- Judicial Process
|Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple has served as judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit since his appointment by President Reagan in 1985. Judge Ripple joined the Law School faculty in 1976 as an associate professor, and became a full professor in 1980. He graduated summa cum laude with an A.B. from Fordham University in 1965, received his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1968 and earned an LL.M. summa cum laude in administrative law and economic regulation from the National Law Center of the George Washington University in 1972.
Before joining the Notre Dame faculty, Judge Ripple held the position of special assistant to the chief justice of the United States (1973-77). He also served as the legal officer of the U.S. Supreme Court (1972-73), as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of International Business Machines Corporation, and as a branch head for the Judge Advocate General of the Navy.
A member of the Virginia, New York, Indiana and District of Columbia Bars, Judge Ripple has the distinction of serving on the American delegation to the 1980 Anglo-American Judicial Exchange. He is also a member of the American Law Institute and chaired the Advisory Committee on Federal Appellate Rules of Procedure.|| ||/assets/71694/original/ripple.jpg||LAW70311, Federal Courts
LAW70312, Federal Courts: Contemporary Problems and Practice
LAW70371, Conflict of Laws
LAW73311, Judicial Process Seminar||Books
Constitutional Litigation (Michie/Bobbs-Merrill 1984).
Sanctions Imposable for Violations of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with Robert E. Rodes Jr. and Carol Ann Mooney (Federal Judicial Center 1982).
Judge Ripple has published several articles and book reviews, including:
Warren E. Burger in The Yale Biographical Dictionary Of Law 83 (2009).
Process of Constitutional Decision Making, 25 Valparaiso University Law Review 331 (1991).
The Judge and the Academic Community, 50 Ohio State Law Journal 1237 (1989).
Rule 11 in the Constitutional Cases, 63 Notre Dame Law Review 788 (1988).
The Article III Judiciary in Its Third Century, 34 Loyola Law Review 469 (1988).
On Becoming a Judge, Federal Bar News & Journal 380 (1987).
Personal and Career Decisions During the Professional School Years - The Spiritual Dimension, 3 Christian Legal Society Quarterly 20 (1982).
Article V and the Proposed Constitutional Convention Procedure Bill, 3 Cardozo Law Review 529 (1982).
The Separate Appendix in Federal Appellate Practice â Necessary Tool or Costly Luxury? with R.A. Ainsworth Jr., 34 Southwestern Law Journal 1159 (1981).
Volkswagen Corp. V. Woodon: Reflections on the Road Ahead, with M. Murphy, 56 Notre Dame Lawyer 65 (1980).
The Entanglement Test of the Religion Clauses â A Ten Year Assessment, 27 U.C.L.A. Law Review 1195 (1980).
Thurgood Marshall and the Forgotten Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education, 55 Notre Dame Lawyer 471 (1980).
The Supreme Courtâs Workload: Some Thoughts for the Practitioner, 66 American Bar Association Journal 174 (1979).
State Sovereignty: A Polished but Slippery Crown, 54 Notre Dame Lawyer 745 (1979).||Professor of Law||LuAnn Nate||KRIPPLE|
|Kent||Hull||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||574.631.4197||Lowell.K.Hull.email@example.com|| ||Kent Hull is chair of the Indiana Lawyers Committee, which provides representation and research in a series of public interest and poverty law matters, including litigation. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law and is admitted to practice in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. He is also a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and has appeared in federal appellate and district courts throughout the United States.
Most recently, he has devoted attention to issues of housing discrimination, consumer protection and disability rights. He is a frequent speaker in contunuing education programs for lawyers. His articles have appeared in law journals and other professional publications.
At NDLS, he teaches the course on Law and Disabilities and supervises selected directed reading projects.|| ||LAW70367, Law of the Disabled||Adjunct Professor||lhull|
|Kevin||Fye||2150 Eck Hall of Lawfirstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||Kevin’s experience includes many years as a designer and animator with WNDU and Golden Dome Productions. In 2001 he co-founded Imagine, a visual marketing firm in South Bend, delivering communications across print, web, and video media. He earned his M.A. in Art History from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and has taught courses in art history, design, and visual literacy at Indiana University South Bend.|
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|Kevin||O'Rear||1106 Eck Hall of Lawemail@example.com|| || ||Kevin O’Rear joined the Law School in 2011. He has held a variety of roles, and was appointed to his current position as Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs in 2014.
Dean O’Rear’s responsibilities include oversight of the Admissions Office, Career Development Office, Law School Registrar, and Office of Student Services. He is also involved with issues related to the curriculum, adjunct faculty, the Hoynes Code, and a wide range of other areas.
Dean O'Rear graduated with honors from Notre Dame with a B.A. in Economics and History, after which he served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Virginia Law Review.
Prior to joining the Law School, Dean O’Rear’s legal career included both law firm and in-house experience. He was an associate at Jones Day and partner at Baker & Daniels (now Faegre Baker Daniels), where he practiced labor and employment law. Dean O'Rear was next appointed Vice President and General Counsel of AM General LLC, a multi-billion dollar automotive and defense manufacturer most widely known for production of the HUMVEE military vehicle. As General Counsel he was responsible for all legal affairs of the company, including litigation, compliance, contract negotiations, and a wide variety of other topics.
Dean O'Rear first joined the Law School in 2005 as an adjunct faculty member in the Deposition Skills course, and he remains a Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law today.|
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|Kristin||Pruitt||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||Kristin.A.Pruitt.firstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||Assistant Professor|