The drama of jury trials might provide plotlines for lawyer movies and TV shows, but in real life – especially in family law cases – avoiding a trial often leads to the best outcomes.
Veronica Root, an associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, was among 20 University of Notre Dame faculty members who received grants this week through the Notre Dame Internal Grant Program.
Root was awarded a grant for her project titled, “Reclaiming the dignity of work through varied methods of assessment.”
The Notre Dame Clinical Law Center has had a profound impact on generations of law students who have worked there since the clinic was founded in 1951.
Count Tom and Marissa McDermott, both ’00 J.D., among the Notre Dame Lawyers who were moved by their clinical experience.