Assistant Dean for Law School Administration
Office: 1104 Eck Hall of Law
Assistant Dean for Law School Administration M. Catherine Roemer joined the Law School in 2001 as Director of Law School Administration. She became Assistant Dean in 2004.
Her responsibilities include the creation and supervision of the operating budget of the Law School, supervision and maintenance of the facilities of the Law School, and oversight of the employment policies of the University as they relate to Law School personnel.
Prior to joining the Law School, Roemer was City Controller and Director of Administration and Finance for the City of South Bend, Ind., from 1997 until 2001. In this capacity, she planned, directed, managed, and oversaw the administrative activities within the city. Roemer was responsible for the creation and supervision of the $154 million annual budget which funded all services and business activities of the City.
From 1992 until 1996, Roemer was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the O’Brien Corporation, a national paint manufacturer/retailer. Roemer was the Vice President and Controller of Norwesth Bank Indiana in South Bend from 1983 until 1992 and a staff accountant for KPMG Peat Marwick Main & Company in Chicago, Illinois from 1980 until 1982.
Roemer earned a B.A. in accounting from the Indiana University School of Business and is a C.P.A. in the State of Indiana.