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Barbara Brook retired from the United States Attorney's Office, South Bend Division of the Northern District of Indiana, in May 2015 after 28 years. She served as an assistant United States attorney from 1989 to her retirement. During her last eight years in the office, she was also senior litigation counsel, which included training for all attorneys in the district and addressing professional responsibility and ethical issues. Brook also investigated and prosecuted complex crimes. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Brook clerked for Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. in the Northern District of Indiana from August 1987 to June 1989.
In addition to teaching at Notre Dame Law School, Brook taught in the Trial Advocacy Program at the Department of Justice's National Advocacy Center in Columbia, S.C., for a number of years. Brook graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 1972 with a degree in secondary education. She graduated from Notre Dame Law School in May 1987.
LAW75709, Trial Advocacy Comprehensive