|Karen||Deak||Imgrund||1190 Eck Hall of Law||574. firstname.lastname@example.org|| ||After earning her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Karen Imgrund Deak spent three years working in the intellectual property group of a law firm, where she was a part of the biotechnology patent practice. She joined the firm as a patent scientist; passed the patent bar and became a patent agent. Her practice included work with all stages of the patent lifecycle for biotech clients, and included work on medical diagnostic tests, agricultural products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and industrial products. Deak performed patentability, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate analyses; and actively participated in the drafting and prosecution of both U.S. and international patent applications.|| ||/assets/112281/original/deak.jpg||Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law<br/>Director, Master of Science in Patent Law<br/>Assistant Professor of the Practice, Special Professional Faculty|
|Karen||Srmek||1329 Biolchini Hall ||email@example.com|| || ||Senior Office Assistant|
|Kari||Gallagher||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||574.631.4197||Kari.A.Gallagher.firstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||LAW75715, Deposition Skills||Assistant Adjunct Professor||<a href="mailto:email@example.com">Rebecca Ward</a>|
|Kate||Mueller||945 Flanner Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law||<a href="mailto:email@example.com">Rebecca Ward</a>|
|Katherine||Singer||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||574.631.4197||Katherine.E.Singer.firstname.lastname@example.org|| ||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 and AAJ Trial Teams.
Kate graduated from Hope College with a B.A. in English. Her study included a year abroad at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Before attending Notre Dame Law School, she worked for two years at the Wilson Inn Residence in Richmond, Virginia. The Wilson Inn was a church based agency serving women in transition from various life traumas. She briefly served as the agency’s acting director.
While at Notre Dame Law School, Kate worked as an intern at the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic, and was a member of the Barristers Trial Team for two years. She graduated in 1997, receiving the Dean David T. Link Award for Social Justice; the Edward F. Barrett Award for Outstanding Achievement in Trial Advocacy; the Arthur May Award for Trial Advocacy; and the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award.
After graduating, she worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for St. Joseph County from 1998 to 2002 focusing on Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault cases. From 2002 to 2004, she continued her work with domestic violence survivors serving as the Legal Advocate at the Y.W.C.A. of St. Joseph County.
When she is not teaching at Notre Dame, she runs a not-for-profit enterprise called Motherhood.|| ||LAW75747, Moot Court Trial
LAW75710, Intensive Trial Advocacy||Adjunct Faculty||<a href="mailto:email@example.com">Rebecca Ward</a>|
|Kenneth||Ripple||3112 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.5765||574.631.4197||http://www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/faculty/cv/ripple_cv.pdf|
- Conflict of Laws
- Constitutional Law
- Federal Courts
- Judicial Biography
- Judicial Process
|Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple has served as judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit since his appointment by President Reagan in 1985. Judge Ripple joined the Law School faculty in 1976 as an associate professor, and became a full professor in 1980. He graduated summa cum laude with an A.B. from Fordham University in 1965, received his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1968 and earned an LL.M. summa cum laude in administrative law and economic regulation from the National Law Center of the George Washington University in 1972.
Before joining the Notre Dame faculty, Judge Ripple held the position of special assistant to the chief justice of the United States (1973-77). He also served as the legal officer of the U.S. Supreme Court (1972-73), as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of International Business Machines Corporation, and as a branch head for the Judge Advocate General of the Navy.
A member of the Virginia, New York, Indiana and District of Columbia Bars, Judge Ripple has the distinction of serving on the American delegation to the 1980 Anglo-American Judicial Exchange. He is also a member of the American Law Institute and chaired the Advisory Committee on Federal Appellate Rules of Procedure.|| ||/assets/71694/original/ripple.jpg||LAW70311, Federal Courts
LAW70312, Federal Courts: Contemporary Problems and Practice
LAW70371, Conflict of Laws
LAW73311, Judicial Process Seminar||<b>Books</b>
Constitutional Litigation (Michie/Bobbs-Merrill 1984).
Sanctions Imposable for Violations of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, with Robert E. Rodes Jr. and Carol Ann Mooney (Federal Judicial Center 1982).
Judge Ripple has published several articles and book reviews, including:
<i>Warren E. Burger</i> in The Yale Biographical Dictionary Of Law 83 (2009).
<i>Process of Constitutional Decision Making,</i> 25 Valparaiso University Law Review 331 (1991).
<i>The Judge and the Academic Community,</i> 50 Ohio State Law Journal 1237 (1989).
<i>Rule 11 in the Constitutional Cases,</i> 63 Notre Dame Law Review 788 (1988).
<i>The Article III Judiciary in Its Third Century,</i> 34 Loyola Law Review 469 (1988).
<i>On Becoming a Judge,</i> Federal Bar News & Journal 380 (1987).
<i>Personal and Career Decisions During the Professional School Years - The Spiritual Dimension,</i> 3 Christian Legal Society Quarterly 20 (1982).
<i>Article V and the Proposed Constitutional Convention Procedure Bill,</i> 3 Cardozo Law Review 529 (1982).
<i>The Separate Appendix in Federal Appellate Practice â Necessary Tool or Costly Luxury? with R.A. Ainsworth Jr.,</i> 34 Southwestern Law Journal 1159 (1981).
<i>Volkswagen Corp. V. Woodon: Reflections on the Road Ahead,</i> with M. Murphy, 56 Notre Dame Lawyer 65 (1980).
<i>The Entanglement Test of the Religion Clauses â A Ten Year Assessment,</i> 27 U.C.L.A. Law Review 1195 (1980).
<i>Thurgood Marshall and the Forgotten Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education,</i> 55 Notre Dame Lawyer 471 (1980).
<i>The Supreme Courtâs Workload: Some Thoughts for the Practitioner,</i> 66 American Bar Association Journal 174 (1979).
<i>State Sovereignty: A Polished but Slippery Crown,</i> 54 Notre Dame Lawyer 745 (1979). ||Professor of Law||<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Tracy Zielke</a>|
|Kent||Hull||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||574.631.4197||Lowell.K.Hull.email@example.com|| ||Kent Hull is chair of the Indiana Lawyers Committee, which provides representation and research in a series of public interest and poverty law matters, including litigation. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law and is admitted to practice in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. He is also a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and has appeared in federal appellate and district courts throughout the United States.
Most recently, he has devoted attention to issues of housing discrimination, consumer protection and disability rights. He is a frequent speaker in contunuing education programs for lawyers. His articles have appeared in law journals and other professional publications.
At NDLS, he teaches the course on Law and Disabilities and supervises selected directed reading projects.|| ||LAW70367, Law of the Disabled||Associate Adjunct Professor||<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Rebecca Ward</a>|
|Kevin||Fye||2150 Eck Hall of Lawemail@example.com|| || ||Kevin’s experience includes many years as a designer and animator with WNDU and Golden Dome Productions. In 2001 he co-founded Imagine, a visual marketing firm in South Bend, delivering communications across print, web, and video media. He earned his M.A. in Art History from the University of Notre Dame in 2000 and has taught courses in art history, design, and visual literacy at Indiana University South Bend.|
- Center for Civil and Human Rights
|/assets/78934/original/fye_cchr.jpg||Events and Communications Program Manager|
|Kevin||O'Rear||1329C Biolchini Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org|| ||Kevin O’Rear joined the Law School's Career Development Office in 2011, and was appointed Assistant Dean in 2012.
Dean O'Rear graduated from Notre Dame with a B.A. in Economics and History, after which he served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review.
His private practice experience includes work at Jones Day and at Baker & Daniels, where he served as a partner on the labor and employment litigation teams. Dean O'Rear left private practice to become Vice President and General Counsel of AM General LLC, an automotive and defense manufacturer most widely known for production of the HUMVEE military vehicle. As General Counsel he was involved in all legal affairs of the corporation, including litigation management, regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, and a broad range of other topics.
Dean O'Rear began teaching at the Law School in the Deposition Skills course in 2004, and continues as a Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law today.
- Career Development Office
|/assets/96666/original/kevin_orear2013.jpg||Assistant Dean for Admissions and Career Development<br/>Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law||Erin Brooks|
|Kristin||Pruitt||1100 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627||Kristin.A.Pruitt.email@example.com|| || ||Adjunct Assistant Professor||<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Rebecca Ward</a>|