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  • Adjunct
 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, Jay served for four years as Vice President and General Counsel of a national manufacturing and service company based in South Bend. While in-house, Jay managed all legal issues including contracts, litigation, employment, labor relations, employee training and corporate secretary duties. Previously, Jay practiced with the South Bend office of a national law firm for 13 years, first as an associate and then as a partner. Jay 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. Corporate Counsel Externship
JamesMoranP.1100 Eck Hall of Law
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 James Moran has 25 years of civil litigation experience in areas including general construction litigation, nursing home defense, auto liability, and premises liability. Moran has represented clients throughout the United States and has tried cases in the areas of medical malpractice, construction, auto, premises liability, and municipal and public entity liability. Moran is a partner at Mulherin, Rehfeldt & Varchetto, P.C. Adjunct Professorjmoran10
JamesSeckinger3102 Eck Hall of Law574.631.4844574.631.4197seckinger.1@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Depositions & Discovery
  • Examination & Witnesses
  • Expert Testimony
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Pre-trial Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • War Crimes Tribunals
Jim Seckinger is recognized nationally and internationally as a top trial advocacy professor and practitioner. He has served on the faculty of Notre Dame Law School for 40 years, and was the Director of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy [NITA] for 15 years and a faculty member for 40+ years. Professor Seckinger has visited at Cornell Law School and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Jim Seckinger is widely published and has received numerous awards for his excellence in teaching trial advocacy, deposition skills, and evidence. Jim Seckinger is the recipient of the ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education’s prestigious Francis Rawle Award. Jim Seckinger organized and taught trial advocacy skills to Prosecutors for the International War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda in 1996 at the very outset of the Rwanda War Crimes investigations. Professor Seckinger provided similar training for the Prosecutors for the Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2004. Professor Seckinger has taught lawyers common law trial advocacy skills in Australia, El Salvador, London, New Zealand, Panama, Scotland, Singapore, several Provinces in Canada, and throughout the United States. Jim Seckinger is a member of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and Faculty for the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy [FIAA] headquartered in Geneva Switzerland. See Professor Seckinger is Education Director for FIAA, which has conducted Arbitration Advocacy Programs in Geneva, London, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paolo, and Singapore. Recently Jim Seckinger received a Lifetime Achievement Award, where the presenter noted: That's what Jim [Seckinger] does. He finds people; he lifts them up and then lets them go. It's a ministry for Jim, a mission, to leave things, people, better than when they came. It was a stupidly easy choice to award this lifetime achievement award to Jim Seckinger — a mentor, a friend, a fundamentalist, and the foundation for advocacy training, not only in the U.S., but around the world. And he shares. It's the greatest gift professionally anyone could ever give. /assets/71701/original/seckinger.jpgLAW75715, Deposition Skills LAW75710, Intensive Trial AdvocacyBooks Problems in Trial Advocacy, Notre Dame Law School Edition (National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2d ed. 1996). Problems and Cases in Trial Advocacy, Law School Edition, 2 vols., with K.S. Broun (NITA 1977; 2d ed. 1981; 3d ed. 1987; 4th ed. 1990; 4th ed. revised 1993; 5th ed. 1995). Problems and Cases in Trial Advocacy, CLE Edition, vol. 1 (problems), vol. 2 (cases), with A.J. Bocchino and D.H. Beskind (NITA, 5th ed. revised 1992, 6th ed. 1995). Problems and Cases in Trial Advocacy, New Zealand Edition, et al. (New Zealand Law Society 1986). Materials for Trial Advocacy: Problems and Case Files Adapted for Canadian Use, English/French Bilingual Edition, with K.S. Broun and G.D. Watson (Osgoode Hall Law School of York University and Ecole de Droit de L’Universite de Moncton 1983, 1989, 1993, 1997). Teachers'€™ Manual for Problems and Cases in Trial Advocacy, Law School Edition, with K.S. Broun (NITA 1977; 2d ed. 1981; 3d ed. 1987; 4th ed. 1990; 4th ed. revised 1993). Teachers Manual for Problems and Cases in Trial Advocacy, New Zealand Edition, with others (New Zealand Law Society 1986). Articles Professor Seckinger has published numerous articles on the subject of trial advocacy and trial techniques, including: Closing Argument, 19 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 51 (1995). Other Items Presenting Expert Testimony -€” An American Perspective (Australian Legal Convention 1991). The NITA Method and Effective Teaching Techniques (two videotapes) (NITA 1991).Law professor a founding director of international arbitration organization – ND Newswire – October 22, 2007 Teaching order’ in the court – ND Newswire – May 01, 2005Professor of LawJSECKING
JaneSimon2187 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Legal Writing
 Professor Simon teaches Legal Writing I and Legal Research and Writing II to first year students. She earned her B.A. in Business Administration, cum laude, from Michigan State University in 1984. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1987, where she served as executive editor of the Indiana Law Journal. After graduating from law school, Professor Simon was a litigator at two Chicago law firms, Johnson & Bell, and McDermott, Will & Emery where she litigated employment discrimination and intellectual property cases at both the trial and appellate levels. She also served as a law clerk to Judge Wayne R. Andersen in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Professor Simon is the founder of a legal writing and research service, Professor Simon joined Notre Dame in 2006 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. /assets/71730/original/simon.jpgLAW60705, Legal Writing I LAW60707, Legal Writing IINote Striking Down the Clergyman-Communicant Privilege Statutes: Let Free Exercise of Religion Govern, 62 Ind. L.J. 397 (1987)Adjunct Assistant ProfessorJSIMON4
JanetRose2321 Biolchini
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  • Library
Patron Support Specialist 
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Jason Boehmig is the co-founder and CEO of legal technology company Ironclad, Inc. Prior to starting Ironclad, Professor Boehmig practiced corporate law at Fenwick & West LLP in Mountain View, CA. During his time at the firm, he worked with a wide variety of startup companies counseling in formation, financing and general corporate matters. His work also included internal productivity measures, automating routine tasks like client information collection or document comparison, and working on open source legal documentation like the Series Seed set of preferred stock financing documents. Professor Boehmig has a B.A. in Economics (with Honors) from Wake Forest University and is a magna cum laude graduate of Notre Dame Law School. His primary academic interest is the field of technology and its impact on the legal profession. /assets/151406/257x/boehmig_jason_hi_res_cropped.jpgAdjunct Professor
JayTidmarsh1119 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6985574.631.8078Jay.H.Tidmarsh.1@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty
  • Civil Procedure
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Federal Courts
  • Remedies
  • Torts
Jay Tidmarsh, an expert in complex civil litigation and civil procedure, joined the faculty of the Notre Dame Law School in 1989. He earned an A.B. with highest honors from Notre Dame in 1979 and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1982. A member of the Wisconsin Bar, he practiced as a trial attorney with the Torts Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1982 to 1989. He served as a Visiting Professor of Law at Michigan Law School in 2000 and at Harvard Law School in 2003. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Law Institute. He teaches principally in the areas of civil procedure, complex civil litigation, federal courts, torts, products liability, and remedies. He is the author or co-author of ten books, including casebooks in the fields of civil procedure and complex litigation, as well as numerous law-review articles in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, federal courts, and torts. He has served as Chair of the AALS Section on Civil Procedure, and as a member of the AALS Committee on Professional Development. /assets/181705/300x/tidmarsh_jay_1_medium_.jpgLAW60307, Constitutional Law LAW60308, Civil Procedure LAW60901, Torts LAW70305, Constitutional Law II LAW70316, Complex Civil Litigation Contracts Products Liability RemediesBooks Class Actions: Five Principles To Promote Fairness and Efficiency (LexisNexis 2014 ed. 2013). Collective Justice: Making Class Actions Fair and Effective (forthcoming Oxford Univ. Press 2012) Civil Procedure, with Thomas D. Rowe, Jr. & Suzanna Sherry (Foundation Press 3d ed. forthcoming 2012) Modern Complex Litigation, with Roger H. Trangsrud (Foundation, 2d ed. 2010) Civil Procedure, with Thomas D. Rowe, Jr. & Suzanna Sherry (Foundation Press 2d ed. 2008). Civil Procedure: Essentials, with Suzanna Sherry (Wolters Kluwer 2007). Civil Procedure, with Thomas D. Rowe, Jr. & Suzanna Sherry (Foundation Press 2004). Complex Litigation: Problems in Advanced Civil Procedure, with Roger H. Trangsrud (Foundation Press 2002). Complex Litigation and the Adversary System, with Roger H. Trangsrud (Foundation Press 1998); and Supplement (Foundation Press 2000). Mass Tort Settlement Class Actions: Five Case Studies (Federal Judicial Center 1998). Book Chapters The Story of Hansberry: The Rise of the Modern Class Action, in Civil Procedure Stories 233-294 (Kevin M. Clermont ed., Thomson-West 2008). Hansberry v. Lee: The Foundation of Modern Class Actions, in Civil Procedure Stories 217-79 (Kevin M. Clermont ed., Foundation Press 2004). Mandatory Prediscovery Disclosure in the Northern District of Indiana, in Mandatory Prediscovery Disclosure: A First Look, at tab 8 (M.B. Thaler and E. Ward eds., American Bar Association 1994). Articles The Litigation Budget, 68 Vand. L. Rev. 855 (2015). Resurrecting Trial by Statistics, 99 Minn. L. Rev. 1459 (2015). Auctioning Class Settlements, 56 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 227 (2014). Cy Pres and the Optimal Class Action, 82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 767 (2014). Living in CAFA’s World, 32 The Review of Litigation 691–719 (2013). Superiority as Unity, 107 Nw. U. L. Rev. 565-592 (2013) (a contribution to a festschrift in honor of Martin Redish). Foreign Citizens in Transnational Class Actions, 97 Cornell L. Rev. 87 (2011) (with Linda Sandstrom Simard) Foreword: Erie's Gift, 44 Akron L. Rev, 897 (2011). Procedure, Substance, and Erie, 64 Vand. L. Rev. 877 (2011). Optimal Class Size, Opt-Out Rights, and "Indivisible" Remedies, 79 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 542 (2011) (with David Betson). Resolving Cases On the Merits, 87 Denv. U. L. Rev. 407 (2010) Exiting Litigation, 41 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 263 (2010). The Appropriations Power and Sovereign Immunity, 107 Mich. L. Rev. 1207 (2009) (with Paul F. Figley). Rethinking Adequacy of Representation, 87 Tex. L. Rev. 1137 (2009). Finding Room for State Class Actions in a Post-CAFA World: The Case of the Counterclaim Class Action, 35 W. St. U. L. Rev. 193 (2007). "The Dean of Chicago's Black Lawyers": Earl Dickerson and Civil Rights Lawyering in the Year Before Brown, 93 Virginia L. Rev. 1355 (2007). (with Stephen Robinson). Pound's Century, and Ours, 81 Notre Dame L. Rev. 513 (2006). A Theory of Federal Common Law, 100 Nw. U. L. Rev. 585 (2006) (with Briah J. Murray). A Dialogic Defense of "Alden," 75 Notre Dame Law Review 1161 (2000). Looking Forward, 1 Sedona Conference Journal 1 (2000). Whitehead's Metaphysics and the Law: A Dialogue, 62 Albany Law Review 1 (1998). Civil Procedure: The Last Ten Years, 46 Journal of Legal Education 503 (1996). A Process Theory of Torts, 51 Washington & Lee Law Review 1313 (1994). Tort Law: The Languages of Duty, 25 Indiana Law Review 1419 (1992). Unattainable Justice: The Form of Complex Litigation and the Limits of Judicial Power, 60 George Washington Law Review 1683 (1992). Book Review 80 J. Relig. 702 (2000). Reports Mass Tort Settlement Class Actions: Five Case Studies and Their Policy Implications (Federal Judicial Center 1998). Report of the Advisory Group on the Reduction of Cost and Delay in Civil Cases, with the Honorable Robert L. Miller Jr. (1991). Congressional Testimony Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act: Hearing on H.R. 1023 Before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims, 104th Cong. (1996).Professor of LawLu Ann NateJTIDMARS
JeanPorter431 Malloy Hall574.631.6565Jean.Porter.3@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Concurrent
 John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology Department of Theology Concurrent Professor, Law 
JeanneJourdan1100 Eck Hall of Law574.631.6627
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
  Adjunct ProfessorJJOURDAN
JeffreyPojanowski3113 Eck Hall of Law574.631.4887574.631.8078Pojanowski@nd.edu
  • Faculty
  • Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty
  • Administrative Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Torts
Jeffrey Pojanowski joined the faculty and community of Notre Dame Law School in 2010 and was promoted to full professor in 2015. He teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, jurisprudence, legal interpretation, and torts. In 2013, he was named Distinguished Professor of the Year. He has published work in the Virginia Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Texas Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and Jurisprudence. At present, his scholarship focuses on the intersection of jurisprudence and legal interpretation. Prof. Pojanowski earned his A.B. in Public Policy with highest honors from Princeton University and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2004, where he was Articles Co-Chair for the Harvard Law Review. After law school, he served as a law clerk to then-Judge John Roberts on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then to Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court of the United States. He then practiced law with Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in appellate litigation and administrative-law matters. /assets/163904/300x/pojanowski_2015.jpgLAW60901, Torts LAW70315, Administrative Law LAW70815, Jurisprudence LAW70825, Advanced Jurisprudence: Common Law TheoryReading Statutes in the Common Law Tradition), 101 Va. L. Rev. 1357 (2015) Redrawing the Dividing Lines between Natural Law and Positivism(s), 101 Va. L. Rev. 1023 (2015) Private Law in the Gaps, 82 Fordham L. Rev. 1689 (2014). Statutes in Common Law Courts, 91 Tex. L. Rev. 479 (2013). Legal Thought in Enlightenment’s Wake, 4 Jurisprudence 158 (2013). Administrative Change, 59 UCLA Law Review 112 (2011) (with Randy J. Kozel). Reason and Reasonableness in Review of Agency Decisions, 104 Nw. U. L. Rev. 799 (2010).Professor of Law Debbie SumptionJPOJANOW