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RogerJacobs3355 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Emeriti
  • Legal Education
  • Legal Research
Associate Dean Roger F. Jacobs joined the Notre Dame Law School as director of the Kresge Law Library and professor of law in 1985, after serving from 1978 to 1985 as the librarian of the United States Supreme Court. He became associate dean in 1990. He earned his A.B. from the University of Detroit in 1962, his M.A.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1964 and his J.D. from the University of Detroit in 1970. He was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1970. He has worked as a librarian at the University of Detroit (1962-67), and as founding librarian and professor at both the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada (1967-73), and the University of Southern Illinois (1973-77). His areas of academic interest include legal research and writing, which he taught to first-year students. In addition, he often taught a course introducing foreign students to the American legal system. He gives lectures and presentations to other library professionals as an active member of a number of professional organizations including the American Association of Law Libraries (member since 1963, president 1981-82), the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (since 1967, president 1971-73), the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (member since 1970, council member 1990-96). He maintains his strong interest in high-quality legal education through his participation on more than 30 ABA law-school site-review committees and as a consultant to other law libraries including, the Supreme Court of Canada and 10 academic libraries in North America. In 2007 the American Association of Law Libraries honored Dean Jacobs by bestowing on him its Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. Additionally, Dean Jacobs received a 2000 Presidential award for outstanding service to the University and in 2001 he was honored with the Grenville Clark Award, which honors members of the community whose voluntary activities and public service advances the cause of peace and human rights. Dean Jacobs retired from active law school service in 2007. /assets/71755/original/jacobs.jpgBooks Comp., Memorials of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States (F.B. Rothman 1981). Illinois Legal Research Sourcebook, with others (Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Research 1977). In addition, Professor Jacobs writes regularly for law-library and bibliographic publications, and has published several articles on law-library management.Professor Emeritus of Law 
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Ron received his B.A. in math and physics from U.C. Berkeley before heading to Geneva to work at CERN, the high-energy physics lab. After a few years there, he left for graduate work, obtaining a Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.C. Santa Barbara with his dissertation on scalable search. Ron ended up as one of the first 100 employees at Google, and left after several years to get a law degree from U.C. Hastings. Ron is an angel investor, focusing on legal technology startups, and has taught legal technology and informatics at Stanford Law School and Notre Dame Law School. Ron has taught MCLE courses on document automation for the CA Bar, and was on the executive committee of the Bar’s Law Practice Management and Technology section. He co-founded the Program for Legal Technology and Design with SLS alum Margaret Hagan and is working on legal innovation at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession. Ron has been asked to participate on panels and give talks at universities such as Stanford and Harvard, and organizations such as COLPM, ILTA, and ACC, on issues related to legal technology and innovation. Ron was selected as one of the 2014 Fastcase 50 and 2014 ALM Recorder’s Innovator Award recipient. Ron's current work can be found at his blog at /assets/151572/257x/ron_dolin.jpgLAW73131, Legal Technology & Informatics LawArticles “Training Tomorrow’s Lawyers”, ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine, Summer 2014 “Right to Privacy: Do You Have Standing?”, co-authored with Nancy Situ, The Recorder, March 7, 2013 “New Tricks for an Old Dog: Teaching Legal Technology,” Center on the Legal Profession, Stanford Law School, August, 2013Adjunct Professor
RudyMonterrosa1100 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Rudy Monterrosa has practiced criminal, immigration, personal injury, and family law in South Bend, Indiana since 2001. He is the founding attorney of the Monterrosa Law Group, LLC. He serves as one of only three bilingual deputy public defenders as a felony public defender in St. Joseph County, Indiana. He also serves as the supervising attorney for the St. Joseph County Traffic & Misdemeanor deputy public defenders in South Bend, Indiana. He has represented clients with misdemeanor and felony cases at both the State and Federal level as well as clients with immigration cases in all stages of proceedings throughout the country. Professor Monterrosa serves as an adjunct professor at the Notre Dame Law School where he teaches a course on immigration and nationality law and co-teaches the Public Defender Externship course with Prof. Gerard Bradley. In 2009, the Hispanic Law Students Association at the Notre Dame Law School honored him with the prestigious Graciela Olivarez Award. Professor Monterrosa has a B.A. in Psychology from Stanford University and a J.D. from the Notre Dame Law School. While in law school, Rudy served as a law clerk first for the Office of the District Attorney in San Bernardino, CA and then for the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Reno, Nevada. He continues to maintain a strong sense of service to the community throughout his professional career. He serves as a commissioner on the Indiana Supreme Court’s Commission on Race & Gender Fairness in the Courts and as President of the Board for the non-profit Latino organization, La Casa de Amistad. /assets/3038/300x/alumni_monterrosa.jpgLAW70301 - Immigration Law LAW70733 - Public Defender ExternshipAdjunct Professorrmonterr
RyanMcCaffrey1100 Eck Hall of Law
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Ryan A. McCaffrey is the General Counsel of Post Brothers Apartments, a real estate multi-family developer with properties along the east coast. Prior to taking over as General Counsel Mr. McCaffrey practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in the New York City. Mr. McCaffrey has represented real estate private equity sponsors, investment banks, high net worth individuals, developers, real estate operating companies, and hospitality clients in all aspects of private equity real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, structured finance, and general corporate counseling. Mr. McCaffrey has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School since 2012, teaching a class on the practice of transactional law. During his time at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP he served as a member of the Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s commercial real estate training committee, where he taught various continuing education sessions on structured finance, financing ground leases, and emerging case law in the real estate market place. Prior to attending law school Mr. McCaffrey was the President and Co-Founder of McCaffrey Realty Professionals, a residential real estate brokerage company. He holds a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He recently published New York City’s Annual Income and Expenses Statement Filing Requirement: A Land Mine for the Unwary Purchaser or Owner of Real Property, published in Cornell Real Estate Review, Volume 12, No. 1 (June 2014). Adjunct ProfessorRMCCAFFR
SandraKlein2353 Biolchini
  • Faculty
  • Library
 Sandra S. Klein joined the Notre Dame Law School faculty in 1998 as associate librarian. She received her B.A., M.Ed. and M.S.L.I.S. degrees from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) in 1981, 1983 and 1988, respectively. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Klein has worked in the technical-services department at the University of Illinois (1985-95) and as human-resources librarian at Western Carolina University in North Carolina (1995-98). Ms. Klein was a member of the American Library Association and the North Carolina Library Association. She served on both the membership (1989-91) and program (1992-93) committees of the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, and is a current member of the American Association of Law Libraries. She has actively participated in faculty service at each of the University libraries where she worked, serving on the University Council on Institutional Effectiveness (1996-98) and the Research Council (1995-98) at Western Carolina. She also served on the Search Committee (chair 1995) and as a board member (1995-98) of the Friends of Hunter Library at WCU. In addition, she served on the search committee at the law library at the University of Illinois (1989-90), as a member of the University’s User Services Committee (1993-94), AALL ALL-SIS Collection Development Committee 2004-2006, AALL Awards Committee 2005-2007, Law School LRAP Committee 2007/08, AALL ALL-SIS Collection Development Committee 2009-2010, and the Innovative User’s Group Meeting Co Coordinator Acquisitions Forum in Boston, MA 2004 Denver, CO 2006 San Jose, CA 2007 Washington DC 2008. /assets/71766/original/klein.jpgArticles Sandra Klein has published several articles involving the right to privacy, including: Sexual Freedom and Your Right to Privacy: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 4, 113 (1994). Your Right to Privacy as an Employer/Employee: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 3, 129 (1994). Your Right to Privacy and AIDS: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1, 105 (1993). Your Right to Privacy: A Selective Bibliography, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 2-3, 217 (1992).Acquisition/Collection Development Librarian 
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct
 Santiago Legarre received his law degree from (UCA) in 1992 and subsequently earned a Master of Studies in Legal Research from Oxford University and a Ph.D. from Universidad de Buenos Aires. While at Oxford he wrote a dissertation titled The Historical Background of the Police Power, published in 2007 by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. After Law School he clerked for the Argentine Supreme Court. He then started his career in law teaching at Universidad Austral in 1995. Legarre moved to UCA in 2007. Since 2012 he is also a visiting professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School (Indiana) and at Strathmore Law School (Kenya), where he developed a teaching system of expressing knowledge through art. Legarre's academic interests include constitutional law and jurisprudence. He also teaches a workshop on creative writing for law students. Together with a group of students he founded in 2006 the online magazine Sed Contra and was the first editor-in-chief. The magazine is now in its 22nd issue and has published articles by more than 100 law students. Legarre is an independent researcher at CONICET, the Argentine National Council for Research. He is also a freelance writer for La Nación, a leading Argentine newspaper. Professor
SarahPojanowski2186 Eck Hall of
  • Faculty
  • Legal Writing
  Legal WritingAdjunct Assistant ProfessorDebbie SumptionSPOJANOW
ScottHengert1188D Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  • Library Information Technology
/assets/72146/original/hengert.jpgAudio-Visual Engineer 
SeanO'Brien2161 Eck Hall of Law574.631.8544574.631.8702Sean.B.O'
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Concurrent
  • Staff with Concurrent Teaching Positions
  • Human Rights Law
Sean O’Brien joined the Center for Civil and Human Rights in 2005, bringing with him his experience in international and domestic human rights work. He holds three degrees from the University of Notre Dame, most recently graduating summa cum laude from the Center’s LL.M. program in 2002. His experience includes work with the Belfast law firm of Madden & Finucane before the Bloody Sunday Inquiry in Derry, Northern Ireland and litigation with the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) in the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights. Immediately prior to his return to Notre Dame, he served as Chief Counsel for Immigration and Human Rights at the Center for Multicultural Human Services (CMHS) in Falls Church, VA, directing a legal services program for survivors of torture and war trauma.
  • Center for Civil and Human Rights
/assets/72144/original/obrien.jpgLAW70413, Intro to International Human Rights Research & Writing LAW70415, Human Rights PracticeAssistant Director of the Center for Civil and Human RightsConcurrent Assistant Professor of LawJody KlontzSOBRIEN2
SharonLoftus3160 Eck Hall of
  • Staff
  Faculty Admin Assistant for Professors: Barrett, A.; Barrett, M.; Cassel; Garnett, N.; Garnett R.; Mayer
  • Administrative Support
Faculty Administrative Assistant