Human Rights LL.M. Student Services Program Director
Concurrent Assistant Professor of Law
Sean O'Brien joined Notre Dame Law School in 2005, bringing with him his experience in international and domestic human rights work. O'Brien holds three degrees from the University of Notre Dame, most recently graduating summa cum laude from the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights Law 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, Virginia, directing a legal services program for survivors of torture and war trauma.
LAW70413, Intro to International Human Rights Research & Writing
LAW70415, Human Rights Practice
Areas of Expertise
- Human Rights Law