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Faculty & Staff

The DePaul College of Law faculty is a dynamic blend of leading scholars and respected practitioners. Our faculty focuses on innovative programs of instruction and brings real-world experience to the classroom. Above all, our faculty puts teaching first. 

DePaul's dedicated administrators and staff also serve as a valuable resource for our students. 


 

  • 08/02/2016 - DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

    Members of the first class of students in DePaul’s innovative Third Year in Practice (3YP) program will begin their intensive legal field placements at government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations in fall 2016. Following is an excerpt from a recent article about the 3YP program that appeared in Distinctions. “3YP is the reason I came to DePaul,” says...
  • 07/19/2016 - DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

    With a commitment to innovation, quality education and providing real-world experiences to students, DePaul University is opening a dedicated space at 1871, Chicago’s prestigious entrepreneurial technology hub. The collaboration gives DePaul students, faculty members and alumni access to 1871’s programming, special events, workshops, lectures, and provides networking opportunities with industry...
  • 07/17/2016 - Professor David Franklin appointed solicitor general of Illinois

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has appointed Associate Professor David L. Franklin to serve as the new solicitor general in the Office of the Attorney General. Franklin will oversee more than 40 attorneys in Madigan’s Appellate Division who work on behalf of the state, its officers and agencies. The solicitor general oversees attorneys’ work in the U.S. Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme...
  • 07/14/2016 - Alumna Martha Pagliari named interim director of DePaul’s legal writing program

    Martha Pagliari (JD ’84) will lead the Legal Analysis, Research & Communication (LARC) program as interim director at DePaul’s College of Law beginning in July 2016. She has served as the associate director of the program since 2007. Pagliari was instrumental in the successful development, implementation, and coordination of the upper-level legal writing curriculum. She...
  • 06/14/2016 - Jaharis Faculty Fellow focuses research on biopharma IP negotiations in pandemic outbreaks

    DePaul University College of Law has named Ana Santos Rutschman the Jaharis Faculty Fellow for academic year 2016-2017. Rutschman will be conducting cutting-edge research at the intersection of health law and intellectual property, specifically related to the negotiation of intellectual property licensing in the biopharmaceutical industry during pandemic disease outbreaks....