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First NameLast NameMiddle NameOfficePhoneFaxEmailWebsiteSSRN PageCV UploadDepartment RoleFaculty TypePersonal BioAreas of ExpertiseStaff DepartmentImage UploadCourses TaughtScholarshipIn the NewsTitleStaff AssistantNetID
HeidiBaguer1150 Eck Hall of Law574-631-7542hbaguer@nd.edu
  • Staff
 Heidi Baguer joined Notre Dame Law School as an administrative assistant for the Career Development Office in August of 2016. Since moving to Indiana in 2010, she has worked for 3 local churches simultaneously within the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana as their operations manager. Prior to that, she was a regional director of operations for an IT consulting firm based out of Chicago. Her region included the New Jersey, New York, and Boston areas. Baguer and her husband, Chris, have two children. Their son, Cris Baguer, is a Knob (freshman) at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. Their daughter, Emma, is a junior at Saint Joe High School. Chris Baguer is a regional director in the Development Office at Notre Dame. She attended the University of Colorado, Boulder. 
  • Administrative Support
  • Career Development Office
/assets/214962/fullsize/img_3437_1resizeweb.jpgAdministrative Assistant
JacobBaska1329C Biolchini Hall574.631.6626jbaska@nd.edu
  • Staff
 Jake Baska joined the Law School as director of admissions in 2014. He graduated from Notre Dame in 2004 with a B.A. in history and a minor in anthropology. He began working in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Notre Dame after graduation as an admissions counselor and was responsible for alumni relations, high-talent recruitment, and applications from New York, Vermont, and downstate Illinois. Baska left Undergraduate Admissions in 2007 to pursue graduate school at Indiana University - Bloomington, receiving his masters in history and masters of library science degrees in 2010. He then returned to Notre Dame and Undergraduate Admissions where he was responsible for alumni relations and international admissions. 
  • Admissions
/assets/221907/fullsize/img_3485_1webresize.jpgDirector of Admissions and Financial Aid
JacquelinePimentel-GannonJacqueline.M.Pimentel-Gannon.1@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  Adjunct Professorjpimente
JaimiLentine-Wood725 Howard Street South Bend, IN 46617574.631.9663jlentin1@nd.edu
  • Staff
  
  • Administrative Support
  • Clinic
/assets/221392/fullsize/img_3993_8webresize.jpgSenior Office Assistant
James Farringtonjfarring@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
James Farrington teaches Licensing Transactions at the Law School and IP and Business Law at the ESTEEM Program. He is a partner at Wiggin and Dana, a 150-lawyer firm with offices in Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. His practice includes commercial business transactions, especially acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, and other technology transfer transactions for primarily biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. A large portion of his clients are based in Scandinavia. After graduating with a chemical engineering degree from the University of Notre Dame, Farrington worked as an engineering and product manager for nearly nine years in the air pollution control field. He received his law degree with high honors from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Farrington was a partner in the New York office of Mannheimer Swartling, Sweden's largest law firm. For each of the last several years, he was recognized by national and international organizations, including Practical Law Company/Global Counsel, Chambers Europe, The Best Lawyers in America for Biotechnology Law and as a "Life Science Star" for mergers and acquisitions and licensing and collaboration by LMG Life Sciences, a Euromoney publication. Farrington and his wife now live in South Bend where he teaches at the Law School and at the ESTEEM program.  /assets/234332/fullsize/james_farrington.jpg
JamesHaigh1100 Eck Hall of LawJames.M.Haigh.8@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
James Haigh regularly advises and assists clients in a variety of financing transactions and general corporate matters. His experience includes representing lenders and borrowers in loan transactions, advising buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, representing issuers in private-label and co-branded credit card transactions, advising businesses on purchasing and fulfillment matters, and counseling secured parties on issues related to UCC Article 9. In addition, Haigh advises clients on entity formation, succession planning, and corporate governance matters. Before moving to South Bend, Haigh was a partner in the Seattle office of a national full-service law firm. He was selected to "Washington Rising Stars" from 2005-2007 by Washington Law & Politics magazine. Haigh is admitted to practice in Indiana and Washington. Haigh was born and raised outside of Seattle, Washington. He received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1996. Haigh graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 1999, where he served as Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.  Adjunct ProfessorJHAIGH1
JamesHall1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627574.631.4197James.D.Hall.63@nd.edu
  • Faculty
 James D. Hall was born in Warsaw, Indiana, and attended Purdue University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1958, and Indiana University where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1961. From 1961 to 1964 he served as a Judge Advocate in the US Navy at the US Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia. From 1964 to 1967 he worked in the Patent Department of the US Atomic Energy Commission in Germantown, Maryland. In 1967, he began private patent law practice in South Bend, Indiana, with the law firm of Oltsch & Knoblock founded in 1895. He has represented clients before the US Patent and Trademark Office, several Federal District and Circuit Courts, including the US Federal Circuit Court, the US International Trade Commission and the US Supreme Court.  LAW70909, Patent LawAdjunct Faculty
JamesHarrold1100 Eck Hall of Law    Adjunct FacultyRebecca Ward 
JamesKelly, Jr.J.1113 Eck Hall of Law574.631.7795574.631.6725J.Kelly@nd.eduhttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=417058/assets/242934/fullsize/cv_jk_7_2017.pdf
  • Faculty
  • Clinical
  • Full Time Faculty
Jim Kelly is Clinical Professor of Law at the Notre Dame Law School, where he teaches, researches and practices community development law. Prior to joining the law school faculty in 2011, Jim was Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and Visiting Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law. At Baltimore, Jim directed and taught in the Community Development Clinic, while also teaching Professional Responsibility, Jurisprudence and Real Estate Finance. In Spring 2011, he taught Property and Legal Writing II at W&L. Kelly earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1987 and his J.D. from Columbia in 1994. Before going into teaching, Kelly worked, as Executive Director of Save A Neighborhood, Inc. and Legal Consultant for Baltimore’s Project 5000, to assist the city government and community groups in acquiring clear title to vacant houses and vacant lots. He previously worked as a Staff Attorney for the Community Law Center, serving Baltimore nonprofits in their community revitalization efforts. From 1994 to 1999, he represented and counseled tenants and tenant groups for the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp., where his work was funded by the Skadden Fellowship Foundation. Kelly has published several law review articles on community control of land resources through title-clearing litigation and community land trusts. His scholarship has appeared in the Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law, St. John’s Law Review, University of Cincinnati Law Review, Saint Louis University Public Law Review and DePaul Law Review. His law review articles have been cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of Ohio. Kelly started and runs the Community Development Clinic at the Notre Dame Clinical Law Center. This new NDLS clinic provides students with supervised legal practice experience representing nonprofits and small businesses in transactional matters, including corporate formation, tax exemption, risk management planning, regulatory compliance, and real estate transfers.
  • Community Development
  • Community Land Trusts
  • Land Banking
  • Land Use Planning & Regulation
  • Real Estate Law / Development
  • Tax Foreclosure
  • Vacant and Abandoned Properties
 /assets/71753/original/kellyj.jpgLAW70111, Real Estate Transactions LAW70345, Land Use Planning LAW75721, Community Development ClinicBooks DRAFTING ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS (West, forthcoming 2018) Articles and Essays Freeing the City to Compete, 92 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2017) (symposium) ​Affirmatively Furthering Neighborhood Choice: Fair Housing and Vacant Property Neighborhood Strategies, 46 U. Mem. L. Rev. 1009 (2016) (symposium) Sustaining Neighborhoods of Choice: From Land Bank(ing) to Land Trust(ing), 54 Washburn L.J. 613 (2015) (symposium) "All Good Things Flow": Rule of Law, Public Goods, and the Divided American Metropolis, 64 Emory L. J. Online 2017 (2014) (invited response to White, Sepe, & Masconale, Urban Decay, Austerity, and the Rule of Law, 64 Emory L. J. 1 (2014)) Reaching Backward and Stretching Forward: Teaching for Transfer in Law School Clinic, 64 J. Legal. Educ. 258 (2014) (with Shaun Archer, James P. Eyster, Tonya Kowalski and Colleen Shanahan) A Continuum In Remedies: Reconnecting Abandoned Houses to the Market, 33 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 109 (2013) (symposium). Maryland's Affordable Housing Land Trusts Act, 19 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 345 (2010) Land Trusts that Conserve Communities, 59 DePaul L. Rev. 69 (2009) Homes Affordable for Good: Ground Leases and Covenants as Long-Term Resale-Restriction Devices, 29 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 9 (2009) (symposium) Bringing Clarity to Title Clearing: Tax Foreclosure and Due Process in the Digital Age, 77 U. Cin. L. Rev. 63 (2008) "We Shall Not Be Moved": Urban Communities, Eminent Domain and the Socioeconomics of Just Compensation, 80 St. John's L. Rev 923 (2006) Refreshing the Heart of the City: Vacant Building Receivership as a Tool for Neighborhood Revitalization and Community Improvement, 13 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 210 (2004). Article 27 and Mexican Land Reform: The Legacy of Zapata's Dream, 25 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 541 (1994) Other Publications Ilya Somin’s The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London & The Limits of Eminent Domain, 131 Pol. Sci. Q. 885 (2016) (book review) ABANDONED HOUSING STRATEGIES 101 TRAINING MANUAL (Ind. Assoc. for Comm. Econ. Dev., 2016)(with Adam Gross and Betsy Lassar) Just Smart: Civil Rights Protections and Market-Sensitive Vacant-Property Strategies (Center for Community Progress 2014), reprinted in 23 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 209 (2015) Sharing the Wealth, 22 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 21 (2013) (book review) Vacant & Abandoned Properties Task Force Report, February 2013, (with City of South Bend Staff) An Assist from the State to Tackle Vacant Houses, South Bend Tribune, Dec. 26, 2012 (with Mayor Pete Buttigieg) Inclusionary Housing on a Global Basis, 20 J. Affordable Hous. & Comty. Dev. L. 259 (2012) (book review) Taming Eminent Domain, Shelterforce (Spring 2008) Project 5000: Assembling Insurable Title through Tax Foreclosure, Ground Notes (MSBA Newsletter, January 2003) Project 5000 Tax Sale Foreclosure Legal Manual (2002)Suspicious land deal spurs investigation and intrigue for venerated Miami nonprofit (Quotes: James Kelly) Miami Herald, June 19, 2017 Holding Back the Invasion of the Zombie Mortgages (Quotes: James Kelly) Bankruptcy Law Reporter, March 2, 2017 Community land trusts make their pitch (Quotes: James Kelly) The Baltimore Sun, Dec. 1, 2015 "Can Community Land Trusts Solve Baltimore's Homelessness Problem?" (Quotes: James Kelly) The Nation, Oct. 2, 2015 Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations, (Quotes: James Kelly) Baltimore Sun, July 21, 2014 '1,000 properties in 1,000 days' Rehabbing part of mayor's report on vacant housing. (Quotes: James Kelly) South Bend Tribune, Feb. 28, 2013 An assist from the state to tackle vacant houses (By: Pete Buttigieg and James Kelly)South Bend Tribune, Dec. 26, 2012 Professor James Kelly Joins South Bend Mayor to Tackle Vacant & Abandoned Properties NDLS News, Feb. 28, 2012 Mayor appoints task force to tackle vacant housing – South Bend Tribune, Feb. 27, 2012Clinical Professor of Lawjkelly24
JamesLewisM.jlewis@thklawfirm.com
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
James M. (Jay) Lewis joined Tuesley Hall Konopa in November 2009, practicing in the areas of business law, real estate, labor and employment law, and commercial litigation. Prior to joining THK, Lewis served for four years as vice president and general counsel of a national manufacturing and service company based in South Bend. While in-house, Lewis managed all legal issues including contracts, litigation, employment, labor relations, employee training and corporate secretary duties. Previously, he practiced with the South Bend office of a national law firm for 13 years, first as an associate and then as a partner. Lewis earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1986, his M.A. (philosophy) from Northwestern University in 1988, and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 1991. He served as an intern with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation branch, then worked as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit before starting private practice in South Bend.  /assets/236595/fullsize/lewis.jpgCorporate Counsel Externship