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First NameLast NameMiddle NameOfficePhoneFaxEmailWebsiteSSRN PageCV UploadDepartment RoleFaculty TypeAreas of ExpertisePersonal BioStaff DepartmentImage UploadCourses TaughtScholarshipIn the NewsTitleStaff AssistantNetID
KevinO'Rear1106 Eck Hall of Law574.631.5410574.631.4789korear@nd.edu
  • Staff
  Kevin O’Rear joined the Law School as an adjunct faculty member in 2005 and as a full-time member of the staff 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.
  • Admissions
  • Career Development Office
  • Deans
  • Student Services
/assets/141528/257x/kevin_orear2014.jpgAssistant Dean for Academic and Student AffairsKOREAR
KristinPruitt1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627Kristin.A.Pruitt.18@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Kristin L. Pruitt has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Lakeland Financial Corp. since February 04, 2014 and Lake City Bank February 2014. Pruitt joined Lake City Bank in 2008 and oversees risk management, compliance, corporate governance, legal affairs and people development. She serves as Secretary of Lakeland Financial Corp. She served as General Counsel at Lakeland Financial Corp. since May 2008. She served as Senior Vice President at Lakeland Financial Corp. since May 2008. Ms. Pruitt served as an Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for 1st Source Bank in South Bend, Indiana. Previously, she practiced law with Skadden Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, D.C. and with Baker and Daniels in South Bend, Indiana. Pruitt earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Assistant Professor
KristinSchoenfeldGrace Hall574.631.4398Kristin.M.Schoenfeld.5@nd.edu   
  • Development Office
Senior Staff Assistant 
LauraHollis222 Mendoza574.631.3543lhollis@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
  Concurrent ProfessorLHOLLIS
LaurelCochraneP.Laurel.P.Cochrane.5@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Emeriti
 Laurel Cochrane joined the staff of the Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library as a visiting associate librarian in 2002. She was promoted to full-time associate librarian in 2003. She received her B.A. in English from Indiana University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She also earned her M.L.S. (with Honors) from Indiana University. She held technical services positions of increasing responsibility at the St. Joseph County Public Library in South Bend, Indiana, from 1985 to 2002, where she had a major role in managing the library’s automated system. As visiting assistant librarian at the Kresge Library, she supported the Transitional Justice Project at the Notre Dame Law School Center for Civil and Human Rights. She established the project’s Accountability Resource Center collection of books, monographs, studies, reports, and similar documents relating to the change from repressive to more open regimes. She also provided bibliographic assistance to the Kresge Law Library with particular responsibilities for the effective application of the automated library system. Laurel received librarian emeritus status June 30, 2015. /assets/71626/original/cochrane.jpgLibrarian Emeritus
LaurenFleck1333 Biolchini Hall574.631.6626574.631.5474L.Fleck@nd.edu
  • Staff
  Fleck joined the Law School as assistant director of admissions in July 2013. She graduated from Ohio University in 2008 with a Master of Education in College Student Personnel and received her B.A. in Communication from Truman State University in 2006. Before joining Notre Dame Law School, Lauren served as the program director of Major Exploration Academic Advising at Saint Louis University and as a career counselor at both the University of Georgia and Ohio University. She also has experience teaching at the college level and advising student organizations. Fleck originally hails from Saint Louis, Mo.
  • Admissions
/assets/140047/fullsize/lauren_bolland.jpgAssistant Director, Admissions
LaurenLove1337 Biolchini Hall of Law574.631.5962llove1@nd.edu
  • Staff
  Lauren Love joined the Law School as Communications Specialist in September 2015. She has marketing and communications experience in a number of key areas, including media relations, nonprofit communications, social media, crisis communications, strategic planning and special events. Before joining Notre Dame Law School, Love was the Manager of External Affairs for the Chicago Urban League. Prior to the League, she served as press secretary for the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Lauren graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism with a specialization in public relations. She later earned her master's degree in leadership and policy studies from DePaul University.
  • Communications Office
/assets/199264/fullsize/rsz_1rsz_1rsz_img_2666.jpgCommunications Specialistllove1
LeslieBerg2110 Eck Hall of Law574.631.8737Leslie.K.Berg.34@nd.edu
  • Staff
  Faculty Admin Assistant for Professors: Brinig; Carozza; Cribari; Gurulé; Kelley; and SSRN staff coordinator
  • Administrative Support
Faculty Administrative Assistant
LeslieCallahanD’Arcy2185 Eck Hall of Law574.631.9474Leslie.Callahan@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Legal Writing
 Leslie D. Callahan teaches Legal Writing I and Legal Research and Writing II. She earned her A.B. in Political Science, cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College in 1983. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1986, where she was a Board Member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. After graduating from Harvard Law School, she clerked for Judge Orinda D. Evans of the U.S. District Court in Atlanta, Georgia. Following her clerkship, she was a commercial litigator, primarily with Morrison & Foerster in New York. Relocating to the Midwest, she was General Counsel to the University of Kansas research foundation and, here in South Bend, practiced with Baker & Daniels. She joined the Legal Writing program at Notre Dame Law School in the fall of 2005. Professor Callahan serves as a Board Member and Executive Committee Member for the South Bend Museum of Art and as a Board Member for the Stanley Clark School. LAW60705, Legal Writing I LAW60707, Legal Writing IIAssistant Adjunct ProfessorDebbie SumptionLCALLAHA
Lily Rath
  • Staff
  Lily Rath joined the Career Development Office as a special projects assistant in February 2016. She holds master's degrees in political science and business administration from India. Rath has many years of experience in information technology, project management and administrative support. She is very involved in the community, assisting nonprofit organizations with their websites and serving as a board member for the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Elkhart County, Ind.
  • Career Development Office
/assets/193926/fullsize/rsz_1rsz_img_1851_1.jpgSpecial Projects Assistant