Katherine Singer

Adjunct Professor

Office: 1100 Eck Hall of Law
Fax: 574.631.4197
Email: Katherine.E.Singer.7@nd.edu

Kate Singer joined the Notre Dame Law School as an assistant adjunct faculty member in 2000. She currently teaches in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program and the Moot Court Trial class, and is also the co-coach of the Barristers National Trial Competition and American Association for Justice Trial Competition teams.

Singer. '97 J.D., was a member of the Barristers Trial team and winner of the Edward F. Barrett Award for Outstanding Achievement in Trial Advocacy and Arthur May Award for Trial Advocacy, as well as the Dean David T. Link Award for Social Justice, and the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award. She graduated from Hope College with a B.A. in English. Before attending Notre Dame Law School, she spent the next two years working for the United Methodist Church in Richmond, Virginia.

After law school, Singer worked as a deputy prosecutor for the St. Joseph County, Indiana, Prosecutor's Office for five years, specializing in domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault cases. From 2002 to 2004, worked was the legal advocate at the Y.W.C.A. of St. Joseph County. Singer has also served on the faculty of the NITA Teacher training program and the NITA Mid-Central Trial Advocacy program.

While continuing her teaching and coaching, Singer worked part-time for the Elkhart County, Indiana, Prosector's Office from 2011 to 2013. She was the Child Abuse Review project manager. She reviewed the child abuse cases that came from Child Protective Services and the matching reports from the countrywide law enforcement agencies. The goal of the project was to ensure that best practices were being used in all investigations of child abuse cases.

Courses Taught

LAW75747, Moot Court Trial
LAW75710, Intensive Trial Advocacy