DePaul Law News

Alumni Spotlight: Robin B. Wagner (JD '14)

Alumni Spotlight: Robin B. Wagner (JD '14)

Wagner is an attorney at Pitt, McGehee Palmer & Rivers.

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Diana H. Psarras

Alumni Spotlight: Diana H. Psarras (LAS ’00, JD ’04)

Psarras is a shareholder at Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.

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College of Law Receives $1 Million Gift to Establish Kopple Scholars Endowment

College of Law Receives $1 Million Gift to Establish Kopple Scholars Endowment

​​DePaul University's College of Law is honored to announce the Kopple Scholars Endowment, made possible through a $1 million gift from... read more

2020 Jaharis Symposium Now Available for Purchase and CLE credit

2020 Jaharis Symposium Now Available for Purchase and CLE credit

​Recent discoveries in the field of genetics herald immense innovation for medicine and science. However, they also raise significant... read more

2020 JHLI CCB Healthcare Compliance Virtual Conference

2020 JHLI CCB Healthcare Compliance Virtual Conference

​​​​The 2020 Healthcare Compliance Conference will address the key requirements for an effective compliance program and some of the... read more

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Advisory Board Elections

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Advisory Board Elections

​​DePaul University College of Law’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Advisory Board welcomes Kelly Bennett, Law Offices of J.... read more

Faculty Spotlight: Wendy Netter Epstein

Faculty Spotlight: Wendy Netter Epstein

A DePaul law professor since 2013, Wendy Netter Epstein also serves as faculty director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law... read more

Student Spotlight: Kizuwanda Wyatt (‘21)

Student Spotlight: Kizuwanda Wyatt (‘21)

​Kizuwanda Wyatt took a non-traditional path to law school, entering DePaul Law after a two decades long career in the hospitality... read more

Student Spotlight: Brittany Lowis ('21)

Student Spotlight: Brittany Lowis ('21)

​​DePaul law student Brittany Lowis was named content development director for the Mindfulness in Law Society (“MILS") for academic... read more

Jaharis Health Law Institute Produces Video Series on the COVID-19 Impact with American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Jaharis Health Law Institute Produces Video Series on the COVID-19 Impact with American Health Law Association (AHLA)

​​​​​​​​The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the lives of nearly all people and businesses, with the health... read more

Professor Allison Tirres Rejoins College of Law Leadership Team

Professor Allison Tirres Rejoins College of Law Leadership Team

Associate Professor of Law Allison Tirres has been named associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives at the... read more

Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Sarnoff

Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Sarnoff

​Joshua Sarnoff is a professor at DePaul University College of Law, the 2018 recipient of the DePaul Spirit of Inquiry Award, and the Thomas... read more

Alice Setrini Joins the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute as Executive Director on May 4, 2020

Alice Setrini Joins the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute as Executive Director on May 4, 2020

​​​​Alice Setrini has been named executive director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute at DePaul University College of... read more

Faculty Profile: Patty Gerstenblith

Faculty Profile: Patty Gerstenblith

Patty Gerstenblith is a distinguished research professor of law at the College of Law, as well as the faculty director for the Center... read more

Student Spotlight: Michael Hoyt ('20)

Student Spotlight: Michael Hoyt ('20)

The co-president of the Public Interest Law Association, Michael Hoyt ('20) serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Social... read more

Faculty Profile: Roberta Kwall

Faculty Profile: Roberta Kwall

​Roberta Kwall is the Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law; teaches Family Law, Property Law and Intellectual Property... read more

 College of Law and Chicago Bar Association Create “Build Your Network Law Student Mentoring Program”

College of Law and Chicago Bar Association Create “Build Your Network Law Student Mentoring Program”

Last year, DePaul University College of Law and the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) jointly created the “Building Your Network Law Student... read more

Faculty Spotlight: Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber

Faculty Spotlight: Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber

Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber Recently named to the Executive Committee of the Disability Law Section of the... read more

Student Spotlight: Stefani Perez ('20)

Student Spotlight: Stefani Perez ('20)

Stefan​i Perez ('20) is the current president of the Student Bar Association (SBA) and the former president of the Latino Law Student... read more

Business Law Clinic

Business Law Clinic

The Business Law Clinic exposes students to the practice of law by immersing them in real life cases, giving them time to learn and practice... read more

2020 Jaharis Symposium Moving to Online Format to Avoid Risk of Community Spread of COVID-19

2020 Jaharis Symposium Moving to Online Format to Avoid Risk of Community Spread of COVID-19

​​​​​​With sincere apologies for the late notice, we have made the difficult decision to move Thursday’s Jaharis Symposium,... read more

Public Interest Law Association Raises $40k for Student Scholarships

Public Interest Law Association Raises $40k for Student Scholarships

The 24th Annual Public Interest Law Association (PILA) Auction took place February 28th at the National Public Housing Museum.  In... read more

Misdemeanor Defense Clinic prepares students for life in the courtroom

Misdemeanor Defense Clinic prepares students for life in the courtroom

Spring Semester, 2020 During the Spring 2020 semester, the Misdemeanor Defense Clinic is representing five clients with charges ranging... read more

SDF Family Law Center's 4th Annual Legal Answers Clinic

SDF Family Law Center's 4th Annual Legal Answers Clinic

​​The SDF Family Law Center partnered with the Center for Public Interest Law and the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative to host... read more

Alumni Feature: Harry W. Tong (JD ’72)

Alumni Feature: Harry W. Tong (JD ’72)

​Harry Tong’s (JD ’72) story was one highlighted by steadfast perseverance, a strong belief in the power of education and a commitment to... read more

592 DePaul Law Alumni Named 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers

592 DePaul Law Alumni Named 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers

​​​​​DePaul University College of Law congratulates the almost 600 alumni named to the 2020 Illinois ​Super Lawyers Lists.... read more

Violence Awareness Week - Feb 10-14, 2020

Violence Awareness Week - Feb 10-14, 2020

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in the United States. Domestic violence... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Diana H. Psarras (LAS ’00, JD ’04)

Alumni Spotlight: Diana H. Psarras (LAS ’00, JD ’04)

Diana Psarras is a shareholder at Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. She graduated from DePaul with a B.A. in History and Religious... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Robin B. Wagner (JD '14)

Alumni Spotlight: Robin B. Wagner (JD '14)

Wagner is an attorney at Pitt, McGehee Palmer & Rivers.  Q: Tell us about your path to law school and... read more

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Incoming Chair and Vice-Chair

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Incoming Chair and Vice-Chair

​​DePaul Law is excited to announce the incoming Chair of the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Advisory Board, Brendan J.... read more

3rd Annual Family Law Summer Internship Fair

3rd Annual Family Law Summer Internship Fair

​​Boye Akinwande (Cook County Office of the Public Guardian), Michael Alvarado (Davis Friedman), Advisory Board... read more

Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea named to Lawyers of Color's (LoC) fifth annual Power List

Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea named to Lawyers of Color's (LoC) fifth annual Power List

​​​​​​​​​​​DePaul Law congratulates Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea on being named to Lawyers of Color (LoC) fifth annual Power... read more

DePaul Students Past and Present Stand by Immigration Clinic Client as He Takes His Oath of Citizenship

DePaul Students Past and Present Stand by Immigration Clinic Client as He Takes His Oath of Citizenship

​​Kelsey Sloop​ (JD '20) and Kelli Fennell (JD '12), pictured, met for the first time in December, 2019 outside of a courtroom in... read more

Annual Family Law Symposium – The New American Family

Annual Family Law Symposium – The New American Family

While the traditional model of the American family has been evolving over the last century, recent cultural, legislative, and case law... read more

Judge's Lunch and Learn on Division of Embryos in Family Law Cases

Judge's Lunch and Learn on Division of Embryos in Family Law Cases

​​​Cook County Domestic Relations Judges were invited to hear Prof. Susan Crokin, the O’Neill Institute Legal Scholar at Georgetown... read more

Girls in Crisis - Part: II

Girls in Crisis - Part: II

The SDF Family Law Center partnered with the Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Women & the Law in hosting a second... read more

The Evolution of Dissolution – Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Divorce

The Evolution of Dissolution – Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Divorce

​Although modern-day couples looking to divorce have options ranging from mediation and self-representation to collaborative law and... read more

JHLI Newsletter: Letter from the Directors

JHLI Newsletter: Letter from the Directors

The Jaharis Health Law Institute is always bustling with activity. Our students are busy taking courses toward their J.D. health law... read more

JHLI Newsletter: Jaharis Scholarly Impact

JHLI Newsletter: Jaharis Scholarly Impact

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Intersection of Public Benefits and Immigration: Final Public Charge Rule

Intersection of Public Benefits and Immigration: Final Public Charge Rule

​​The DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic hosted a training that examined immigrant eligibility for public benefits and how such... read more

How to Establish a Parentage Case

How to Establish a Parentage Case

SDF Family Law Advisory Board Member Colleen Hurley (Lavelle Law, Ltd.) returned to DePaul to present her second annual talk on... read more

Creating Sanctuary from Violence – T-Visas, Trafficking, & Trauma

Creating Sanctuary from Violence – T-Visas, Trafficking, & Trauma

​​​The SDF Family Law Center collaborated with the Jewish Community Against Sex Trafficking and Helen Tarokic Law PLLC to host a full day... read more

Dean’s Advisory Council – New Member Announcement

Dean’s Advisory Council – New Member Announcement

DePaul Law is pleased to announce that the following alumni have enthusiastically agreed to join the Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC). They... read more

DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul Alum and Adjunct Professor Jeff Becker Named to Billboard Magazine’s Top Music Lawyers List

DePaul Law and CIPLIT congratulate alum and adjunct professor Jeff Becker, chair of Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP’s Entertainment and... read more

Annual Family Law Welcome Reception

Annual Family Law Welcome Reception

​​​Each year, the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosts a Family Law Welcome Reception in the beginning of the fall semester... read more

Alumni Spotlight – Charlie Bachtell

Alumni Spotlight – Charlie Bachtell

Charlie Bachtell (JD '03) is the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs. Throughout his career, Charlie Bachtell has provided legal and... read more

The Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Receives the Legal Education Award from the ISBA

The Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Receives the Legal Education Award from the ISBA

​The Committee on Legal Education, Admission and Competence has honored the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic (“AILC”) with “The Excellence... read more

AILC Leads Training on Responding to Denials from US Citizenship and Immigration Service

AILC Leads Training on Responding to Denials from US Citizenship and Immigration Service

On June 28, forty-two attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives attended a training hosted by the DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law... read more

$100,000 gift to enhance and expand health law initiatives

$100,000 gift to enhance and expand health law initiatives

Attorney Gabriel Imperato (JD ’77) and his wife Cynthia, a former judge, have made a $100,000 gift to support the health law program at... read more

 2019 JHLI Health Care Compliance Conference

2019 JHLI Health Care Compliance Conference

The JHLI Health Health Care Compliance Conference Brochure.pdfCare Compliance Conference will bring in compliance experts from around... read more

Recent CIPLIT® faculty achievements

Recent CIPLIT® faculty achievements

The Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT®)'s distinguished faculty works in a broad range of... read more

DePaul IP program ranked in preLaw Magazine and U.S. News & World Report

DePaul IP program ranked in preLaw Magazine and U.S. News & World Report

For the fourth year in the row, DePaul College of Law's Intellectual Property Law program received an A+, the highest rating, from... read more

A Victory for the Civil Litigation Clinic

A Victory for the Civil Litigation Clinic

The Civil Litigation Clinic won an eviction bench trial before Cook County Judge Robert Harris, successfully arguing that the clinic client,... read more

Clinical Faculty Member is Awarded the 2019 Excellence in Faculty Achievement Award

Clinical Faculty Member is Awarded the 2019 Excellence in Faculty Achievement Award

​The DePaul U​niversity College of Law has awarded Sioban Albiol, Director of the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinics (“AILC”) and clinical... read more

1000 Public Service Hours Driven by Law Grad’s Passion

1000 Public Service Hours Driven by Law Grad’s Passion

Amanda (Mandi) Moreland is a self-described joiner. When she was a first-year law student, she said she signed nearly every list at... read more

Yoga Class

Yoga Class

To help ease students’ stress and anxiety during finals, the SDF Family Law Center hosted a yoga class with Student Affairs.  After... read more

AILC Provides Training for Lake County Law Enforcement on Immigrant Victims of Crimes

AILC Provides Training for Lake County Law Enforcement on Immigrant Victims of Crimes

The Asylum a​​nd Immigration Law Clinic partnered with Mano a Mano in Lake County, Illinois to provide training on the Illinois VOICES Act... read more

Misdemeanor Clinic Instructor Displays a Commanding Performance and Helps Hamlet Beat a Murder Rap at the MCA

Misdemeanor Clinic Instructor Displays a Commanding Performance and Helps Hamlet Beat a Murder Rap at the MCA

Kim Foxx, th​e State’s Attorney for Cook County, let Hamlet walk on Thursday night. In a murder trial held before the federal judge Joan... read more

Victories for the Misdemeanor Clinic

Victories for the Misdemeanor Clinic

Clinic stude​nts Yele Ajayi and Ezra Litner were able to negotiate a sentence of supervision with community service for a client who was... read more

International Human Rights Practicum in Kenya

International Human Rights Practicum in Kenya

​​​Earlier this​ year, 11 students from the College of Law, enrolled in the International Human Rights Law Practicum, traveled to Kakuma,... read more

Asylum and Refugee Clinical Professor Leads Session on Immigration

Asylum and Refugee Clinical Professor Leads Session on Immigration

The Asylum a​nd Immigration Law Clinic hosted an event with immigrant advocates through which students, faculty, staff and the larger DePaul... read more

Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

DePaul Law students assisted asylum seekers detained in the southern United States at the Port Isabel Detention Center over spring break.... read more

Implications of Technology & Social Media for Domestic Violence & Family Law Cases

Implications of Technology & Social Media for Domestic Violence & Family Law Cases

​​​​​The SDF Family Law Center invited Zoe Armiros (Our Family Wizard) to talk with students and practitioners about how... read more

Annual Spring Break Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Service Project, March 25-29, 2019

Annual Spring Break Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Service Project, March 25-29, 2019

​The SDF Family Law Center continued in its partnership with the Center for Public Interest Law and the Pro Bono & Community Service... read more

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the 2018 Scandaglia & Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Jacob Michalakes. The award has... read more

Asylum and Immigration Clinic Brings Legal Practitioners Together in the Suburbs

Asylum and Immigration Clinic Brings Legal Practitioners Together in the Suburbs

​​The need for​ low-cost immigration legal services is great overall, but immigrants living outside of the city of Chicago have access to... read more

Alumni Spotlight – Joseph Kish

Alumni Spotlight – Joseph Kish

​Joseph Kish (JD '88) is a shareholder with Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney. Throughout his career as a litigator, Kish has... read more

3rd Annual DePaul Alumni and Student Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinic Day in Family and Housing Law with Illinois Legal Aid Online

3rd Annual DePaul Alumni and Student Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinic Day in Family and Housing Law with Illinois Legal Aid Online

​​​​​The SDF Family Law Center partnered with the Center for Public Interest Law and the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative to host... read more

Representing High-Profile Athletes in Family Law Cases

Representing High-Profile Athletes in Family Law Cases

​​Family Law Advisory Board Members Brendan Hammer (Berger Schatz) and Michael Sevin (Beermann LLP) talked with... read more

A Victory for the Criminal Appeals Clinic

A Victory for the Criminal Appeals Clinic

The Appellat​e Court reissued its decision in People v. Bill Lee. Mr. Lee was convicted of possessing a defaced firearm. The Court found... read more

$1 Million Gift to the College of Law Will Enhance Student Learning

$1 Million Gift to the College of Law Will Enhance Student Learning

DePaul Law alumnus Craig Smith and his wife, Linda Fontana-Smith, believe in the power of education.​

Moot Court Win at the Thurgood Marshall Competition

Moot Court Win at the Thurgood Marshall Competition

Join the Moo​t Court team in congratulating two team members, Stanley Washington (2L) and De'ja Fox (2L), who competed in the Thurgood... read more

The AILC Hosts Series on Building Immigration Knowledge and Capacity

The AILC Hosts Series on Building Immigration Knowledge and Capacity

Through its ​Legal Resources Project for Immigration Services Providers, the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic hosted a three-day series on... read more

New Business Law Clinic Aims to Assist DePaul Entrepreneurs

New Business Law Clinic Aims to Assist DePaul Entrepreneurs

If you have a business idea, but aren't sure of the steps needed to start a company, DePaul College of Law's newest in-house legal... read more

DePaul Law Legal Clinic Gives Students a Sense of the Real World

DePaul Law Legal Clinic Gives Students a Sense of the Real World

The first ti​me Thibaut Giret and Jason Whitehead II sat down and met their client, the client brought another person to the meeting. They... read more

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz moot court team

DePaul Law and CIPLIT® congratulate Isaku Begert (3L), Zack Johnston (2L), Randi Leath (3L) and Jake Michalakes (2L) for taking the second... read more

TIP Field Clinic student report on the meaning of "On Sale " from recent court case

TIP Field Clinic student report on the meaning of "On Sale " from recent court case

The Supreme ​Court recently clarified the post-AIA meaning of "on sale" in Helsinn Healthcase S.S. v. Teva Pharmaceutical USA, No.... read more

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz Moot Court Team!

Congratulations to DePaul's Lefkowitz Moot Court Team!

Congratulati​ons to Isaky Begert (3L), Zack Johnston (2L), Randi Leath (3L) and Jake Michalakes (2L) for taking the second place in the... read more

Human Trafficking Awareness Week, Feb 11-15, 2019

Human Trafficking Awareness Week, Feb 11-15, 2019

The SDF Family Law Center hosted multiple events in collaboration with the Vincent G. Rinn Law Library, Center for Public Interest Law,... read more

2nd Annual Family Law Summer Internship Fair

2nd Annual Family Law Summer Internship Fair

​​​SDF Family Law Advisory Board Member Andrea Belard (Legal Aid Society), Brandy Brixy (Cook County Public Defender –... read more

Former Clinic Student Named Rising Lawyer

Former Clinic Student Named Rising Lawyer

Ice Miller LLP is proud to announce six of its attorneys have been named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and seven of its attorneys were named... read more

Teri Ross, (JD ’06), Public Interest Law

Teri Ross, (JD ’06), Public Interest Law

Teri Ross (JD ’06), serves as the interim executive director at Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO), a free legal service providing... read more

Theodore Thomas, (JD '09), Public Interest Law

Theodore Thomas, (JD '09), Public Interest Law

Theodore Thomas (JD ’09) is an assistant public defender for the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender. He studied finance at the... read more

Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Receives $250K MacArthur Grant

Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Receives $250K MacArthur Grant

​In response ​to the urgent needs of immigrants in Chicago seeking humanitarian protection or lawful status, the John D. and Catherine T.... read more

Recent Article on DePaul Law's Third Year in Practice Program

Recent Article on DePaul Law's Third Year in Practice Program

In fall 2016, DePaul's College of Law launched the Third Year in Practice Program, a progressive approach to experiential learning that... read more

Ethical Issues in Family Law

Ethical Issues in Family Law

SDF Family Law Advisory Board Member Stacy Freeman (Beattie Freeman Onorato Family Law Group) and her partner Nicole... read more

DePaul Law welcomes judges from US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

DePaul Law welcomes judges from US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

On October 2, 2018, DePaul University College of Law was extremely fortunate to host a wide-ranging discussion with the Chief Judge,... read more

Annual Family Law Symposium – The Effects of Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence on Children of Addicted Parents

Annual Family Law Symposium – The Effects of Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence on Children of Addicted Parents

The SDF Family Law Center hosted a full day symposium featuring Jerry Moe, the National Director of the Children’s Program at the Betty... read more

Family Law Judges Reception

Family Law Judges Reception

​​The SDF Family Law Center collaborated with Ledded Ltd. to host a Judge’s Reception for all of Cook County Domestic Relations... read more

Annual Family Law Welcome Reception - 15th Anniversary

Annual Family Law Welcome Reception - 15th Anniversary

The SDF Family Law Center hosted its annual Family Law Welcome Reception as well as celebrated its 15th anniversary at DePaul.... read more

Caring for the Baby Boomer Generation - A Growing Area of Law

Caring for the Baby Boomer Generation - A Growing Area of Law

SDF Family Law Advisory Board Member Brandon Peck (Peck Ritchey, LLC) met with law students to talk about the growing practice... read more

Establishing a Parentage Case

Establishing a Parentage Case

SDF Family Law Advisory Board Member Colleen Hurley (Lavelle Law, Ltd.) presented to all of DePaul’s family law students on... read more

Time’s Up – How to Have a Safe Office Relationship in 2018

Time’s Up – How to Have a Safe Office Relationship in 2018

The SDF Family Law Center hosted a joint program with the Chicago Bar Association’s Alliance for Women on office... read more

Family Law Center’s 2018 Spring Semester Programs

Family Law Center’s 2018 Spring Semester Programs

The Family Law Center organized a variety of programs and service projects for students as well as the legal community over the course of... read more

In Memory of Our Esteemed Colleague, Professor Barbara Bressler

In Memory of Our Esteemed Colleague, Professor Barbara Bressler

The passing of Professor Barbara Bressler in early May 2018 was a loss to the entire DePaul Law community. The creator of DePaul's TIP... read more

College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

College of Law Grad Already Making His Mark Helping the Community

For one recent DePaul University College of Law graduate, work has already been in full swing by helping Supplemental Nutrition... read more

Kerry Lavelle, (JD ’89), Business Law

Kerry Lavelle, (JD ’89), Business Law

Proud alumnus Kerry Lavelle (’89) founded Lavelle Law, based in Schaumburg and with an office in downtown Chicago, more than 25 years ago.... read more

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

College of Law Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2018 Commencement

During the 2018 commencement ceremony, the DePaul College of Law proudly presented faculty, staff and students with individual achievement... read more

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

It was in third or fourth grade when LaSheda Brooks remembers first declaring her intention to become a lawyer. "I used to talk a... read more

Jennifer L. Mozwecz, (JD ’08), Business Law

Jennifer L. Mozwecz, (JD ’08), Business Law

Jennifer L. Mozwecz (JD ’08) is one of the founding partners of SRM Law, P.C. in Chicago. Jennifer specializes in litigation. We asked... read more

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

Justin Gaudio, (JD '08), Intellectual Property Law

Justin Gaudio (JD '08) is a shareholder with Greer, Burns & Crain. Based out of Chicago, he focuses on intellectual property law... read more

DePaul College of Law Partners with DePaul University’s College of Computer & Digital Media and Plans Bold New Tech Initiatives

DePaul College of Law Partners with DePaul University’s College of Computer & Digital Media and Plans Bold New Tech Initiatives

To meet the growing demand for tech-savvy lawyers in the legal marketplace, DePaul University College of Law is partnering with DePaul... read more

CIPLIT gets highest rating from preLaw magazine third year in a row

CIPLIT gets highest rating from preLaw magazine third year in a row

For the third year in the row, the DePaul College of Law Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology program received the highest... read more

Health Law & IP Law Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

Health Law & IP Law Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

DePaul University College of Law has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report for Best School of Law Specialties in both Health... read more

Professor Rutschman remembers Stephen Hawking in "The Conversation"

Professor Rutschman remembers Stephen Hawking in "The Conversation"

CIPLIT® professor Ana Santos Rutschman looked back on the legacy of Stephen Hawking for The Conversation following his passing last month.... read more

Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

Who Gets the Pet in a Divorce?

Erika Wyatt (Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP) presented to law students and practitioners about the recent change in the Illinois... read more

Why Legalizing Prostitution Promotes Sex Trafficking

Why Legalizing Prostitution Promotes Sex Trafficking

​​​Prof. Jody Raphael (DePaul Senior Research Fellow) and Kaethe Morris Hoffer (Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation)... read more

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

Students and Alumni Partner to Answer Legal Questions

On March 2, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative hosted Legal Answers, a program of Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO). Six alumni... read more

INTA Annual Meeting Student Scholarship Awarded to IP Student

INTA Annual Meeting Student Scholarship Awarded to IP Student

Intellectual Property​ Law student Mat Kresz (2L) has been chosen as one of the five recipients of the INTA Annual Meeting Student... read more

Annual Spring Break Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Service Project, March 12-16, 2018

Annual Spring Break Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Service Project, March 12-16, 2018

SDF The Family Law Center partnered with the Center for Public Interest Law, University Ministry in the Loop, and the Pro Bono &... read more

Mental Health Within the Legal Profession – Dispelling Myths and Addressing Facts

Mental Health Within the Legal Profession – Dispelling Myths and Addressing Facts

​​​Jonathan Beitner (President of the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program Associate Board and Associate at Jenner & Block LLP)... read more

LL.M. in Taxation Ranks Tenth in the Nation

LL.M. in Taxation Ranks Tenth in the Nation

DePaul University College of Law’s LL.M. in Taxation ranks tenth in the nation based on TaxTalent’s “2018 Top in Tax Educational Survey.” As... read more

2nd Annual DePaul Alumni & Student Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinic Day in Family & Housing Law with Illinois Legal Aid Online

2nd Annual DePaul Alumni & Student Legal Answers Pro Bono Clinic Day in Family & Housing Law with Illinois Legal Aid Online

​​​The SDF Family Law Center partnered with the Center for Public Interest Law and the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative to host... read more

Careers in Elder Law Panel

Careers in Elder Law Panel

​​Hon. Susan Kennedy Sullivan, Wendy Cappelletto (Office of the Cook County Public Guardian Adult Guardianship Division), Mallory... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative Partners with Cornerstone Community Outreach

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with University Ministries on February 17th for a day of service at Cornerstone... read more

Distinguished Lecture Event in Child & Family Law

Distinguished Lecture Event in Child & Family Law

​​The SDF Family Law Center’s distinguished lecture featured Lynn Rosenthal, former White House Advisor on Violence Against Women under... read more

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

​​Kathleen Doherty (Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network) presented on the important legal area of domestic violence to our... read more

DePaul Law Alumni Excel

DePaul Law Alumni Excel

Continuing the law school’s long-standing tradition of preparing accomplished lawyers and leaders in Chicago and throughout Illinois, 538... read more

Inaugural Family Law Summer Internship Fair

Inaugural Family Law Summer Internship Fair

​​Rae Kryitsi (Center for Conflict Resolution), Rachel Johnson (Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation), Líadan... read more

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

PBCSI Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DePaul Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul Law’s Black Law Student Association, the... read more

Professor Joshua Sarnoff covers protecting the consumer patent law right of repair

Professor Joshua Sarnoff covers protecting the consumer patent law right of repair

Introduction: The Need for the PARTS Act. Legislation is needed to protect the patent law consumer repair right for exterior,... read more

PBCSI partnered with DePaul Law’s Veteran Advocacy Student Organization

PBCSI partnered with DePaul Law’s Veteran Advocacy Student Organization

On Friday, November 17, 2017, Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul Law’s Veteran Advocacy... read more

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

Currently in her final year at DePaul University College of Law, Emily Steinert already has established an impressive legal resume.... read more

The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological and Emergency Responses to Pandemic Diseases

The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological and Emergency Responses to Pandemic Diseases

Join DePaul University, located in downtown Chicago, for The Jaharis Symposium on Health Law and Intellectual Property: Technological... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative hosts Donate-a-Day for students at Lydia Home

On Saturday, September 16, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-a-Day of the school year at Lydia... read more

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

CIPLIT® Alumni Accepts Position in Leading Research Institution

Natasha Mangal (’17) has recently accepted a position as an Early Stage Researcher for the European IP Institutes Network Innovation Society... read more

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

In memoriam: Emeritus Professor of Law M. Cherif Bassiouni

Emeritus Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni was a pillar of our DePaul Law community. He was known as the father of international criminal law... read more

DACA Community Resources

DACA Community Resources

On September 5, 2017, President Trump directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services... read more

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

Sixth Anuual 1L Service Day

On Friday, August 18, the College of Law held its Sixth Annual 1L Service Day. The Service Day brought in 100 volunteers including... read more

Immigration-Inspired: An Interview With Professor and Director of Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Sioban Albiol

Immigration-Inspired: An Interview With Professor and Director of Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic Sioban Albiol

For over 15 years, Professor Sioban Albiol has led DePaul College of Law's Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic (“AILC”). As the director... read more

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871

This summer, a number of CIPLIT students are taking a newly created course “Entrepreneurship, innovation, & the law at 1871.” The... read more

2017 Law Alumni Award Recipients

2017 Law Alumni Award Recipients

This May, DePaul University honored three of its most notable graduates at the 2017 Law Alumni Awards Lunch. During the annual ceremony,... read more

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

Announcing our Illinois Bar Foundation 2017 Fellow

DePaul University College of Law alumna Mallory Morgan (JD ‘17) will be joining the law school’s Civil Litigation Clin​ic​​ as a staff... read more

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul Law announces new partnership with MLER

DePaul University College of Law is excited to announce its new partnership with Minority Legal Education Resources, Inc.​ (“MLER”). After... read more

PBCSI Annual Service Award Reception

PBCSI Annual Service Award Reception

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual service awards reception on April 12, 2017. This year, 74 law... read more

IALP Article Wins Prestigious Writing Award

IALP Article Wins Prestigious Writing Award

Congratulations to René David-Cooper, who received the International Air Transport Association’s prestigious Constance O’Keefe Writing Award... read more

DePaul Law organizations participate in Donate-a-Day

DePaul Law organizations participate in Donate-a-Day

On Saturday, March 25th, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) partnered with DePaul University Ministries, If/When/How,... read more

Law Students Spend Spring Break Making a Difference at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

Law Students Spend Spring Break Making a Difference at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center

A devoted cadre of twelve law students volunteered for the College of Law’s annual Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Spring... read more

 Health Law Ranking

Health Law Ranking

The DePaul College of Law’s health law program ranks 15th in the nation according to the recent U.S. News & World Report law school... read more

Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Ranking

Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Ranking

The DePaul College of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT®) ranks 25th in the nation according to... read more

23rd Annual Clifford Symposium Shines the Light on “Dark Money and Judicial Elections”

23rd Annual Clifford Symposium Shines the Light on “Dark Money and Judicial Elections”

DePaul College of Law has been home to the longest running civil justice symposium in the country, sparking conversations each year among... read more

DePaul College of Law Inspired by our 287 Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul College of Law Inspired by our 287 Illinois Super Lawyers

Illinois Super Lawyer® magazine recently recognized 287 DePaul University College of Law alumni - continuing the law school’s... read more

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

DePaul student receives 2017 Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Scandaglia Ryan LLP presented the Scandaglia Ryan Intellectual Property Legal Writing Award to Nolan... read more

Remembering Michael Jaharis (JD '58)

Remembering Michael Jaharis (JD '58)

The Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute at DePaul University College of Law would like to remember Michael Jaharis (JD ’58) on the... read more

International Women’s Day Film Screening & Panel Discussion

International Women’s Day Film Screening & Panel Discussion

​The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center & SHALVA are partnering to host a film screening and panel discussion of NO WAY OUT... read more

DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

DePaul College of Law partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online to host legal answers pro bono clinic housing and family law

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center, Center for Public Interest Law, and Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative... read more

DePaul Law alumni support scholarship initiative benefiting incoming students

DePaul Law alumni support scholarship initiative benefiting incoming students

DePaul University College of Law launched a fundraising initiative through Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 to increase the generosity of the... read more

DePaul Law student wins National Law Review writing competition

DePaul Law student wins National Law Review writing competition

Sherry H. Joseph, a DePaul Law student, was recently awarded the National Law Review's 2016 Law Student Writing... read more

Family Law Center Hosts Distinguished Lecture on Child Welfare Reform

Family Law Center Hosts Distinguished Lecture on Child Welfare Reform

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center recently held a Distinguished Lecture featuring guest speaker George H. Sheldon,... read more

IALI welcomes visiting scholar Professor Weimim Diao

IALI welcomes visiting scholar Professor Weimim Diao

DePaul University College of Law's International Aviation Law Institute welcomes its 2017 visiting scholar, Professor Weimin Diao,... read more

DePaul Law student recieves Prettyman Fellowship

DePaul Law student recieves Prettyman Fellowship

DePaul University College of Law student Fadya Salem (3L) was recently accepted into the E. Barrett Prettyman and Stuart Stiller... read more

DePaul Law congratulates its three Unity Award winners

DePaul Law congratulates its three Unity Award winners

DePaul University College of Law congratulates three students, Lark Mulligan, Fadya Salem and Emily Steinert, on winning... read more

DePaul Law announces 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society members

DePaul Law announces 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society members

DePaul University College of Law is pleased to announce the members of the 2016-2017 Appellate Moot Court Society: (back row, left to... read more

Family Law Center events focus on child custody and collaborative divorce

Family Law Center events focus on child custody and collaborative divorce

DePaul's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted two Learn-N-Learn events in November. The first featured James... read more

JHLI executive director Schostok quoted in 'InBusiness' magazine

JHLI executive director Schostok quoted in 'InBusiness' magazine

Katherine Schostok, executive director of DePaul University College of Law's Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute, was... read more

Family Law Center hosts annual panel on practicing family law

Family Law Center hosts annual panel on practicing family law

DePaul University College of Law’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center held its annual panel on the practice of family law... read more

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative, Center for Disability and Elder Law celebrate Pro Bono Week 2016

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative, Center for Disability and Elder Law celebrate Pro Bono Week 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, DePaul University College of Law's Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative and the Center... read more

IALI/Chaddick lunch lecture analyzes active shooter situations

IALI/Chaddick lunch lecture analyzes active shooter situations

DePaul University's Sixth Annual International Aviation Law Institute and Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development Lunch... read more

DePaul Law alumna Ritchie named WBAI 2016 top women lawyer

DePaul Law alumna Ritchie named WBAI 2016 top women lawyer

The Women's Bar Association of Illinois selected DePaul University College of Law alumna Meredith Ritchie as one of 2016's Top... read more

DePaul Law student Mulligan receives Women's Bar Foundation scholarship

DePaul Law student Mulligan receives Women's Bar Foundation scholarship

DePaul University College of Law student Lark Mulligan is one of nine recipients this year to receive the Women's Bar Foundation... read more

Family law center teaches students about public service and child advocacy work

Family law center teaches students about public service and child advocacy work

DePaul University College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center joined with the Center for Public Interest... read more

DePaul Law announces 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program recipients

DePaul Law announces 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program recipients

DePaul University College of Law is proud to announce its 2016 Loan Repayment Assistance Program award recipients. Started in 2006, the... read more

Seven DePaul Law alumni selected for 40 Under Forty

Seven DePaul Law alumni selected for 40 Under Forty

Law Bulletin Publishing Company recognized seven DePaul University College of Law alumni in its annual publication featuring 40 of the... read more

DePaul Law to co-host discussion on airline security

DePaul Law to co-host discussion on airline security

DePaul University College of Law's International Aviation Law Institute and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences'... read more

DePaul Law joins Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program

DePaul Law joins Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program

DePaul University College of Law is proud to announce its inclusion in the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP) and its continuing... read more

DePaul Law hosts 'Crook County' author Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

DePaul Law hosts 'Crook County' author Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

DePaul University College of Law's Journal of Social Justice welcomed author Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve for a talk about her new book,... read more

Alumna Jochner discusses fee shifting in marital dissolution cases

Alumna Jochner discusses fee shifting in marital dissolution cases

The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center's October Lunch-N-Learn program focused on fee shifting in marital dissolution cases... read more

DePaul Law hosts discussion advocacy for migrant farm workers

DePaul Law hosts discussion advocacy for migrant farm workers

DePaul University College of Law will host a discussion on advocacy for migrant farm workers today, Monday, October 24 from 12 to 1... read more

DePaul student receives Chicago Bar Foundation Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship

DePaul student receives Chicago Bar Foundation Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship

From a young age, DePaul first-year law student Amanda Insalaco has aspired to a career in public service. As the first in her family... read more

preLaw magazine gives DePaul's public interest and health law programs high marks

preLaw magazine gives DePaul's public interest and health law programs high marks

DePaul University College of Law's public interest law and health law programs each received high marks from from preLaw magazine... read more

Family law center helps students understand new Illinois Parentage Act

Family law center helps students understand new Illinois Parentage Act

Family law attorney and alumna C​olleen Hurley (JD ’14) presented on interpreting the newly revised Illinois Parentage Act during a... read more

DePaul Law and Chicago Committee collaborate to launch law school pipeline program

DePaul Law and Chicago Committee collaborate to launch law school pipeline program

The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and DePaul University College of Law are proud to announce their collaboration on... read more

"Trolls and Other Patent Inventions" the topic of the Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture

"Trolls and Other Patent Inventions" the topic of the Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture

DePaul University College of Law's Center for Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology (CIPLIT) hosted the 17th Niro... read more

Alumnus Roger White inspires students to make a difference in family law

Alumnus Roger White inspires students to make a difference in family law

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted Roger White from White Scott & White, for an informal discussion... read more

Professor Wendy Epstein named a 2016 health law scholar

Professor Wendy Epstein named a 2016 health law scholar

The American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and Saint Louis University School of Law recently named DePaul Associate... read more

Michael Grynberg article named one of intellectual property's best in 2015

Michael Grynberg article named one of intellectual property's best in 2015

Thomson Reuters (West) selected DePaul University College of Law Associate Professor Michael Grynberg's article The Meaning of Hana:... read more

DePaul welcomes family law focused students and professionals

DePaul welcomes family law focused students and professionals

DePaul University College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center and the Child & Family Law Association combined to... read more

DePaul law students give back during service day

DePaul law students give back during service day

DePaul’s College of Law held its fifth annual 1L Service Day on August 19, 2016. This year, more than 100... read more

Chinese lawyers, judges visit DePaul to learn about intellectual property program

Chinese lawyers, judges visit DePaul to learn about intellectual property program

DePaul College of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT) hosted a delegation of seven judges and... read more

DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

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... read more

Professor Fox addresses world transport conference

Professor Fox addresses world transport conference

Dr. Sarah Jane Fox, the International Aviation Law Institute's (IALI) 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar, made two presentations at the 14th... read more

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

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... read more

DePaul appoints development director for the College of Law

DePaul appoints development director for the College of Law

​Tracy Krauchun (SCPS ’05, MS ’10) has been named senior director of development for DePaul’s College of Law. A longtime member of... read more

Professor David Franklin appointed solicitor general of Illinois

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... read more

Alumna Martha Pagliari named interim director of DePaul’s legal writing program

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... read more

DePaul Law appoints new director of Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative

DePaul Law appoints new director of Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative

​ Shehnaz Mansuri joined DePaul's College of Law as director of the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative in June 2016. In this... read more

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

Alumna Shannon Schaab to lead DePaul's Law Career Services team

DePaul University College of Law has named Shannon M. Schaab (JD ’98) assistant dean and director of Law Career Services (LCS). An... read more

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

Illinois Bar Foundation awards fellowship to DePaul graduate

DePaul University College of Law alumna Caitlin M. Duane (JD ’16) has received a post graduate fellowship from the Illinois Bar Foundation... read more

Jaharis Faculty Fellow focuses research on biopharma IP negotiations in pandemic outbreaks

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... read more

IALI Fulbright Scholar addresses cyber security at world summit

IALI Fulbright Scholar addresses cyber security at world summit

​The effect of cyber threats and cyber-terrorism on aviation was the theme of Sarah Jane Fox's presentation at the World Summit on the... read more

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul receives $2.5 million estate gift for law scholarships

DePaul University College of Law recently received a $2.5 million gift from the estate of John O. Tucker (JD ’64). The gift will be used... read more

Former State Department official Byerly lectures on aviation policy

Former State Department official Byerly lectures on aviation policy

​The International Aviation Law Institute​ once again welcomed John R. Byerly, the State Department's longest-serving deputy... read more

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

College of Law graduate lands public interest law ‘dream job’

A criminal record is like a ball and chain — even after the sentence is served, it can weigh a person down for years. An old... read more

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul law students, alumna receive awards for pro bono work

DePaul University College of Law’s Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized 84 students who collectively reported more... read more

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul University College of Law will hold its 118th commencement ceremony May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 250 students will... read more

Wolters Kluwer’s expert discusses use of social media in health care

Wolters Kluwer’s expert discusses use of social media in health care

Writer/analyst Melissa Mitchell (JD ’09) with Wolters Kluwer’s health law editorial team presented “#healthcare: The Promise and Pitfalls of... read more

DePaul team wins best oral presentation honors at international air law competition

DePaul team wins best oral presentation honors at international air law competition

DePaul law students took best oral presentation (applicant) and runner-up best oral presentation (respondent) honors at the Leiden... read more

Health law symposium explores technological advances and big data

Health law symposium explores technological advances and big data

DePaul's 2016 health law symposium featured practitioners, technological experts and other professionals... read more

Attorney panel offers advice on career path in family law

Attorney panel offers advice on career path in family law

Family law attorneys shared career experiences, advice on practicing family law and tips on... read more

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul University College of Law's Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI) moot court team placed second... read more

DePaul students team up for service project at detention center

DePaul students team up for service project at detention center

DePaul law and graduate counseling students spent five days at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC)... read more

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

Law students teach restorative justice at Jones College Prep

DePaul University College of Law student volunteers visited neighboring high school Jones Prep to teach freshman and... read more

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

Professors Alberto Coll and Cary Martin Shelby accompanied 34 law students on a nine-day study abroad trip to Cuba in March. The program... read more

BLSA mock trial team secures national championship

BLSA mock trial team secures national championship

DePaul University College of Law's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) mock trial team members are the 2016 national... read more

Law Review symposium brings daily fantasy sports to light

Law Review symposium brings daily fantasy sports to light

DePaul Law Review held its 26th annual symposium on daily fantasy sports (DFS) and sports gambling, bringing together leading experts in... read more

​​​​​Family Law Center Hot Topic speaker Professor Shari Motro discusses new article

​​​​​Family Law Center Hot Topic speaker Professor Shari Motro discusses new article

DePaul's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center invited Professor Shari Motro from the University of Richmond... read more

IALI director's team wins 2016 IATA grand debate

IALI director's team wins 2016 IATA grand debate

​​​​​Professor Brian F. Havel, director of the International Aviation Law Institute, led the proposition team to victory in Barcelona... read more

Family law symposium highlights experts in alternative dispute resolution

Family law symposium highlights experts in alternative dispute resolution

​​​​​The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center​ hosted a series of expert panels on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for... read more

PILA auction raises more than $20,000 to support public interest summer stipends

PILA auction raises more than $20,000 to support public interest summer stipends

More than 225 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members gathered at the 20th annual DePaul Law Auction on February... read more

International Aviation Law Institute hosts back-to-back Fulbright grantees

International Aviation Law Institute hosts back-to-back Fulbright grantees

DePaul University College of Law’s International Aviation Law Institute​ will host two successive Fulbright grantees with the arrival of... read more

preLaw magazine gives DePaul IP programs highest mark

preLaw magazine gives DePaul IP programs highest mark

DePaul University College of Law's intellectual property and information technology law programs received “A” ratings... read more

Illinois Super Lawyers recognizes 340 DePaul alumni in 2016

Illinois Super Lawyers recognizes 340 DePaul alumni in 2016

Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine recently recognized 340 DePaul University College of Law alumni —​ representing... read more

IALI prepares for the IATA grand debate

IALI prepares for the IATA grand debate

On Friday, February 19, International Aviation Law Institute (IALI) Director Brian F. Havel will join leading air transport... read more

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

PBCSI volunteers join Marillac Social Center at MLK Peace Fair

Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) volunteers participated in the Marillac Social Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr.... read more

Student receives MLK Scholarship for essay on nonviolent direct action

Student receives MLK Scholarship for essay on nonviolent direct action

Third-year law student Grace Allen is the recipient of the DePaul University College of Law 2016 Dr. Martin Luther... read more

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

​​​​​What are the benefits of developing writing skills? Professor Susan Thrower has the short answer: Getting a job and keeping a... read more

Student receives Skadden Fellowship to provide legal services to young adults

Student receives Skadden Fellowship to provide legal services to young adults

​​​DePaul third-year law student Sue Lee is the recipient of a 2016 Skadden Fellowship​ to support her... read more

Alumni profile: Tom Fahey

Alumni profile: Tom Fahey

​​​​​Tom Fahey (JD ’80) is a well-known figure in the Chicago health law arena and something of a star among DePaul’s health law... read more

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution and As​ylum & Immigration Law Clinic, students... read more

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul alumna Carla Espinoza (JD ’12) successfully argued a case before the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, which reversed a... read more

Professor Martin Shelby inspires at January Lunch-n-Learn

Professor Martin Shelby inspires at January Lunch-n-Learn

Assistant Professor Cary Martin Shelby shared her experience growing up in foster care at the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family... read more

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

Carving out a niche: Phil Ruben

​​​​​In today’s consumer marketplace, many people pay as much attention to how an object looks as they do to its purpose or function. While... read more

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

​​​​​For her first law school summer, Annie Simunek pursued an even greater challenge—a new legal system.Simunek spent the summer in India,... read more

Q&A with Professor Margit Livingston

Q&A with Professor Margit Livingston

​​​Professor Margit Livingston is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Professional Development; Vincent de Paul Professor of Law;... read more

Navigating a path to health law: Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera

Navigating a path to health law: Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera

​​​The daughter of a Chicago nurse, second-year law student Samantha Grund-Wickramasekera (BA ’14) has always had the public interest... read more

Crafting a career in health law: Tobin Klusty

Crafting a career in health law: Tobin Klusty

​​​F​​irsthand experience never hurts, especially when it comes to crafting your legal career.Just ask second-year student Tobin Klusty.... read more

Student honored with 2015 PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Student honored with 2015 PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award

Lark Mulligan, a second-year law student at DePaul University College of Law, received the 2015 Pro Bono Publico Award... read more

International Aviation Law Institute interviews open skies pioneer Paul Mifsud

International Aviation Law Institute interviews open skies pioneer Paul Mifsud

​​​A marathon three-hour interview with retired KLM executive Paul Mifsud is the eighth installment of the International Aviation Law... read more

Students help set up for homeless luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

Students help set up for homeless luncheon at St. Vincent de Paul Center

​​On November 13th, PBCSI hosted the final Donate-A-Day of the fall semester. Volunteers gathered on that Friday evening at the... read more

Four DePaul law alumni selected to 40 Under Forty

Four DePaul law alumni selected to 40 Under Forty

Law Bulletin Publishing Company recently recognized four DePaul University College of Law alumni on its annual list of the 40 most... read more

DePaul alumna receives IACDL’s Outstanding Young Attorney for 2015 award

DePaul alumna receives IACDL’s Outstanding Young Attorney for 2015 award

The Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (IACDL) will be honoring DePaul College of Law... read more

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

DePaul announces 2015 LRAP award recipients

DePaul University College of Law presented its annual Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) awards to eight DePaul alumni currently... read more

Airports council chief answers tough questions on growth, privatization, metrojet crash

Airports council chief answers tough questions on growth, privatization, metrojet crash

​​​​​Angela Gittens, Director General of Airports Council International-World, painted a mixed picture for airport passenger and cargo... read more

IALI director urges reform of "nationality rule" at WEF Summit

IALI director urges reform of "nationality rule" at WEF Summit

​​​International Aviation Law Institute Director Brian F. Havel urged members of the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda to... read more

Professors Havel and Mulligan on international drone regulation

Professors Havel and Mulligan on international drone regulation

​​​Identifying the rules and regimes that should apply to small commercial drones that cross international borders was the focus of IALI... read more

Lawyers in the classroom

Lawyers in the classroom

​​​Each year the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative partners with the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago and A.N.... read more

Professor Susan Bandes interviews with Slate magazine

Professor Susan Bandes interviews with Slate magazine

​​​How often do judges and juries make “high stakes” decisions about punishment based on “faulty perceptions” about remorse? Slate​, the... read more

PBSCI October Donate A Day

PBSCI October Donate A Day

​​​As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

Family law practitioners panel draws a large crowd

Family law practitioners panel draws a large crowd

​​​​​The Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted a panel event on Thursday, October 29 during the lunch hour,... read more

Alumnus, Chicago Legal Clinic co-founder receives Justice John Paul Stevens Award

Alumnus, Chicago Legal Clinic co-founder receives Justice John Paul Stevens Award

Chicago Legal Clinic Co-Founder Edward I. Grossman (JD '81) is a recipient of the Justice John Paul... read more

Alumna receives Sun-Times Public Interest Law Fellowship

Alumna receives Sun-Times Public Interest Law Fellowship

Alumna Rocio Alcantar (JD '10) was selected by the Chicago Bar Foundation to receive a Sun-Times Public Interest Law... read more

LAF attorneys discuss positive impact of ACA on impoverished

LAF attorneys discuss positive impact of ACA on impoverished

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) and Legal Assistance Foundation's (LAF) Young Professionals Board cohosted "The... read more

IALI director touts Cape Town Convention's self-help process

IALI director touts Cape Town Convention's self-help process

International Aviation Institute Director, Brian F. Havel, recently addressed the fourth conference on the Cape Town Convention on... read more

Havel keynotes Trans-Pacific Aviation Conference

Havel keynotes Trans-Pacific Aviation Conference

​​​On October 8, 2015, in Vancouver, Canada, International Aviation Law Institute Director, Brian F. Havel, joined his aviation... read more

Students learn about pro bono and community service opportunities at fall service fair

Students learn about pro bono and community service opportunities at fall service fair

​​​Following an exciting 1L Service Day to kick off the year, the Fall Service Fair, hosted by DePaul's Pro Bono &... read more

DePaul law students volunteer at Pritzker Elementary School

DePaul law students volunteer at Pritzker Elementary School

​​​ On Saturday, September 26, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) hosted its first Donate-A-Day of the school... read more

University of Oxford professor presents new book to DePaul law faculty

University of Oxford professor presents new book to DePaul law faculty

  On Friday, September 25, the College of Law welcomed Dr. Tarun Khaitan, a member of the University of Oxford law faculty, to... read more

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Kicks Off Lunch & Learn Series with Presentation on Assisted Reproductive Technology Law

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center Kicks Off Lunch & Learn Series with Presentation on Assisted Reproductive Technology Law

The College of Law’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center hosted its first Lunch & Learn event of the year on Thursday,... read more

IALI hosts top FAA officials at policy discussion

IALI hosts top FAA officials at policy discussion

Federal Aviation Administrator Michael P. Huerta and Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker visited the International Aviation Law... read more

DePaul law faculty place 20 articles in top law reviews

DePaul law faculty place 20 articles in top law reviews

DePaul University College of Law faculty members placed 20 articles in the top 50 law reviews during the 2014-2015 academic year. Their... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law received first place in three program categories—clinical programs, joint JD/MBA and Master of Laws... read more

DePaul law faculty's scholarly impact recognized in 2015 study

DePaul law faculty's scholarly impact recognized in 2015 study

DePaul University College of Law ranks in the top third of U.S. law schools (64th) in a recent study measuring the scholarly impact of law... read more

Public interest law adjunct receives DePaul ENGAGE award nomination

Public interest law adjunct receives DePaul ENGAGE award nomination

​​​Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Kelli Dudley, housing law attorney and Director of the Resistance Legal Clinic, as one of... read more

International Aviation Law Institute welcomes Fulbright Scholar

International Aviation Law Institute welcomes Fulbright Scholar

​​​The International Aviation Law Institute (IALI) welcomes  Dr. Sarah Jane Fox from Coventry University in England. She... read more

IPSC celebrates 15 years with return to DePaul

IPSC celebrates 15 years with return to DePaul

On August 6 and 7, the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT) will host the annual Intellectual... read more

DePaul alumna awarded MALDEF’s 2015 Excellence in Legal Service Award

DePaul alumna awarded MALDEF’s 2015 Excellence in Legal Service Award

​​​Cecilia Abundis (‘04) was awarded the Excellence in Legal Service Award at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s... read more

Law Review symposium discusses the UAS dilemma

Law Review symposium discusses the UAS dilemma

​​​The DePaul Law Review held its 25th annual symposium, “The UAS Dilemma: Unlimited Potential, Unresolved Concerns,” in March. The... read more

21st Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy: The Supreme Court, Business and Civil Justice

21st Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy: The Supreme Court, Business and Civil Justice

The United State Supreme Court’s rulings on corporate interests and business entities, its resulting influence on matters of corporate... read more

Health law symposium explores "designer genes"

Health law symposium explores "designer genes"

In March more than 75 people attended the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law and the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute’s... read more

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Gaudio

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Gaudio

The New ‘Anti’ Hero Despite the ubiquity of the Internet, there is oftentimes still a befuddling, gee-whiz quality ascribed to it.... read more

CIPLIT: Front and Center

CIPLIT: Front and Center

DePaul’s intellectual property law program has always ranked among the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Report guide to law schools. This... read more

Innovation in legal studies: $5 million endowment supports health law and intellectual property programs

Innovation in legal studies: $5 million endowment supports health law and intellectual property programs

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly and educational programs at a dynamic intersection... read more

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

Q&A with Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea

​​​​​Jennifer Rosato Perea joined DePaul on Jul 1, 2015. Rosato Perea comes to DePaul from Northern Illinois University College of Law,... read more

CPIL hosts discussion with public defender alumni

CPIL hosts discussion with public defender alumni

​​​​​In April, the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) invited four attorneys from the Office of the Cook County Public Defender to speak... read more

First-year student lands prestigious summer internship

First-year student lands prestigious summer internship

The International Aviation Law Institute is pleased to announce that first-year law student Daniel Spivey has been awarded... read more

Professor Gerstenblith discusses the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS

Professor Gerstenblith discusses the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS

Professor Patty Gerstenblith discussed the threat posed to antiquities by ISIS for several international news outlets this spring:Professor... read more

CPIL hosts panel discussion on gender and pregnancy discrimination

CPIL hosts panel discussion on gender and pregnancy discrimination

​​​When it comes to comparing maternity leave and paid-time off with other countries, the United States ranks close to last. The Center for... read more

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

Latina from Chicago’s South Side blazes trail to business law

It’s rarely good to scream on an airplane. Amanda Moncada was on a flight when she opened an email that made her feel like she could... read more

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement May 17 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 280 students will receive their... read more

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams

DePaul’s Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) is delighted to recognize Lindsey Tobias and Casey Williams as the May... read more

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

PBCSI service awards reception and Pro Bono Alumni Award recipient

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual service awards reception on April 23, 2015, in the DePaul... read more

DePaul Journal for Social Justice hosts panel on homelessness

DePaul Journal for Social Justice hosts panel on homelessness

​​​On April 16, 2015, the DePaul Journal for Social Justice hosted a panel discussion about the rights of people who are homeless.... read more

Author and advocate Sister Helen Prejean visits DePaul

Author and advocate Sister Helen Prejean visits DePaul

The Journal for Social Justice, University Ministry and the Center for Public Interest Law had the honor and privilege of hosting... read more

PBCSI volunteer of the month: Byron Munro

PBCSI volunteer of the month: Byron Munro

First-year law student Byron Munro is the Pro Bono Community Service Initiative’s April Volunteer of the Month. Munro was chosen as this... read more

DePaul team wins best memorial, third place honors at Beijing air law moot court competition

DePaul team wins best memorial, third place honors at Beijing air law moot court competition

In only its second year of participation, a DePaul College of Law team took third place (applicant side) at the Leiden Sarin... read more

CPIL concludes third successful skills series

CPIL concludes third successful skills series

​​​The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) concluded its third legal skills series of the academic year on April 27.  Candace Wayne,... read more

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University names Jennifer Rosato Perea dean for the College of Law

DePaul University has selected a nationally recognized leader in legal education as dean for the College of Law. Jennifer Rosato Perea, an... read more

Second Successful CPIL Legal Skills Series

Second Successful CPIL Legal Skills Series

​​​The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) concluded its second legal skills series of the academic year on March 16, 2015. ... read more

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan

PBCSI volunteers of the month: Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan

​​​Chelsea Geiger and Colleen Mulligan may be first-year law students, but they have not let that stop them from pursuing pro bono and... read more

Cultural heritage moot court hosts record number of teams

Cultural heritage moot court hosts record number of teams

Twenty-six teams competed in DePaul's Sixth Annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition on February 27 and 28, an... read more

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

Jaharis investment supports DePaul College of Law programs in intellectual property and health law

A new endowment at DePaul University College of Law will expand and strengthen scholarly... read more

CPIL practice series hosts ACLU reproductive rights attorney

CPIL practice series hosts ACLU reproductive rights attorney

The Center for Public Interest Law and Law Students for Reproductive Justice co-sponsored a round table discussion with Roshni Shikari,... read more

Public Interest Law Association hosts successful auction

Public Interest Law Association hosts successful auction

On February 19, almost 200 students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered at the 19th Annual DePaul Law Auction to raise money for... read more

PBCSI training connects law students with pro bono organizations

PBCSI training connects law students with pro bono organizations

During the first week of February the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) was busy training law students for a variety of... read more

DePaul takes top spot on law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul takes top spot on law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers

DePaul University College of Law has the largest number of graduates recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers® in 2015. This is the sixth... read more

Poland's ICAO council representative lectures at IALI

Poland's ICAO council representative lectures at IALI

Dr. Malgorzata Polkowska, the Republic of Poland’s representative on the council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO),... read more

College of Law embraces MLK's message of reflection, fellowship and service

College of Law embraces MLK's message of reflection, fellowship and service

In collaboration with the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative and UMIN in the Loop, the College of Law’s Diversity Committee... read more

Georgetown's Paul Butler to address race disparity and the implications of Ferguson

Georgetown's Paul Butler to address race disparity and the implications of Ferguson

Paul Butler, professor of law at Georgetown University and DePaul's 2015 Enlund Scholar-in-Residence, will discuss issues at the... read more

The International Aviation Law Institute: 10 years and still soaring

The International Aviation Law Institute: 10 years and still soaring

It’s a little-known fact that DePaul offered some of the first aviation law courses in the country, along with professors who specialized... read more

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

Alumna Megan Kossiakoff's international legal career

International lawyer Megan Kossiakoff’s (JD ’06) young career has taken her on a whirlwind world tour, from countries in Eastern Europe... read more

IALI welcomes Croatian air law scholar

IALI welcomes Croatian air law scholar

The International Aviation Law Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Iva Savić, from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb (Croatia), as a... read more

IALI hosts airport noise experts and Chinese delegation

IALI hosts airport noise experts and Chinese delegation

​On December 9, IALI hosted a six-member academic delegation from the Civil Aviation University of China.  Headed by Professor Yang... read more

CPIL hosts public interest law forum on immigration

CPIL hosts public interest law forum on immigration

On November 19, the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its annual forum. The theme “Refugee Children: Their Rights, Our... read more

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

Law students volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Center’s Homeless Outreach Luncheon

On November 23, PBCSI hosted the final Donate-A-Day of the fall semester. Volunteers gathered on Friday evening at the St. Vincent de Paul... read more

CPIL hosts session on disability law and elder law

CPIL hosts session on disability law and elder law

On Thursday, November 20, the Center for Public Interest Law hosted the second session of its practice series focused on areas of disability... read more

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Rocio Alcantar (JD ’10), supervising attorney for the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Access to Counsel Project, a new initiative of the... read more

Center for Animal Law co-hosts 2014 ALDF/SALDF networking reception

Center for Animal Law co-hosts 2014 ALDF/SALDF networking reception

On November 5, the DePaul Center for Animal Law joined with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and various chapters of the... read more

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

Alumni and students collaborate to help seniors during Pro Bono Week

As a way to celebrate Pro Bono Week, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) held its annual October Donate-A-Day on... read more

DePaul and Loyola launch Chicago Health Law Colloquium

DePaul and Loyola launch Chicago Health Law Colloquium

DePaul University College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law will sponsor the first annual Chicago Health Law Colloquium... read more

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

PBCSI hosts New Americans Initiative training

On Friday, September 26, the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative welcomed World Relief Chicago to the College of Law for a... read more

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul team semi-finalist in regional IP LawMeet

DePaul law students Jeff Moisan and Eric Langston competed with 12 teams, advancing to the semi-finals, in the fourth annual East Regional... read more

Professor Jacobs distinguished speaker at Singapore legacy law firm

Professor Jacobs distinguished speaker at Singapore legacy law firm

On September 22, Distinguished Research Professor and Co-Director of the International Aviation Law Institute Michael S.... read more

Professor Havel attends EU passenger rights workshop in Belgium

Professor Havel attends EU passenger rights workshop in Belgium

International Aviation Law Institute Director Brian Havel participated in a workshop marking the 10th anniversary of the European... read more

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Lawyers in the Classroom program resumes at Pritzker

Each year the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative partners each year with the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and... read more

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic issues U-visa report

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin discussed the work of students and instructors in DePaul's Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic in the... read more

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

DePaul's LRAP award honors dedicated public interest alumni

On Thursday, October 2, the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Committee and the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its... read more

London celebration for IALI director's new book

London celebration for IALI director's new book

An audience of leading aviation lawyers and policymakers gathered in London on September 11 to celebrate the publication... read more

Whitaker: international compatibility key to NextGen success

Whitaker: international compatibility key to NextGen success

A key to rolling out the Federal Aviation Administration’s satellite-based Next Generation Air Traffic Management System — NextGen — will be... read more

DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society adds new talent

DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society adds new talent

​After the closing gavel of DePaul’s fifth annual Hon. William J. Bauer Moot Court Competition, the Appellate Moot Court Society announced... read more

DePaul law clinic aids Chicago immigrants

DePaul law clinic aids Chicago immigrants

A young mother from Mexico, hoping to improve her life in Chicago, sought help from the Asylum and Immigration Law Clini​c at DePaul... read more

IALI faculty represent College of Law at Oxford conference

IALI faculty represent College of Law at Oxford conference

International Aviation Law Institute Director Brian Havel and Adjunct Professor Dean Gerber addressed the University of... read more

American Immigration Council's Benjamin Johnson meets with students

American Immigration Council's Benjamin Johnson meets with students

The Society for Asylum and Immigration Law (SAIL) hosted Benjamin Johnson, executive director of the American Immigration Council (AIC) on... read more

PBCSI organizes first Donate-A-Day of the school year

PBCSI organizes first Donate-A-Day of the school year

The Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) teamed up with DePaul College of Law’s Child and Family Law Association to host... read more

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

PBCSI service fair attracts record numbers

On the heels of an exciting and thought-provoking 1L Service Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Fall Service Fair drew... read more

IALI hosts welcome exhibit, discuss aviation regulation at World Routes 2014

IALI hosts welcome exhibit, discuss aviation regulation at World Routes 2014

DePaul's International Aviation Law Institute welcomed 3,000 delegates to the 20th World Route Development Forum with an... read more

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta receives "outstanding" chapter award, second year running

DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta receives "outstanding" chapter award, second year running

DePaul University College of Law's Joseph Story Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta received the Stanley H. Kohn Outstanding Chapter... read more

Professor Gerstenblith discusses who owns the copyright to Vivian Maier's photographs

Professor Gerstenblith discusses who owns the copyright to Vivian Maier's photographs

Professor Patty Gerstenblith, distinguished research professor of law and director of DePaul's Center for Art, Museum & Cultural... read more

CPIL hosts panel on police brutality "From Ferguson to Chicago"

CPIL hosts panel on police brutality "From Ferguson to Chicago"

In September, the Center for Public Interest Law and the DePaul chapter of National Lawyers Guild co-sponsored a lunch panel on police... read more

CAMCHL's Morag Kersel quoted in New York Times

CAMCHL's Morag Kersel quoted in New York Times

A recent New York Times article highlighted the growing use of drones by archaeologists, including by Morag Kersel, an anthropolgy... read more

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

Students reflect on Vincentian mission at 1L Service Day

The College of Law held its third annual 1L Service Day on Friday, August 22. This year’s service day brought in just under 70... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs best in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs best in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law took top honors in several categories in the National Law Journal's (NLJ) Best of Chicago reader... read more

Public interest networking program ‘First 10’ supports alumni in early practice

Public interest networking program ‘First 10’ supports alumni in early practice

Center for Public Interest Law committee alumnae Caroline Manley (‘11), Jenny Ansay (‘10) and Aya Barnea (‘10) are making great strides... read more

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic DACA PSAs debut

Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic DACA PSAs debut

An Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) public service announcement video recently... read more

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Creating a dialogue with Jonathan Moore

Jonathan Moore (JD ’77) is more than just a successful lawyer. His enthusiastic and dedicated litigation in important civil rights cases... read more

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

CPIL expands mentorship programming for students

In a rapidly changing legal market, the role of mentors is all the more critical. With this need in mind, the Center for Public Interest... read more

CPIL Skills Series is a success for second year running

CPIL Skills Series is a success for second year running

The Center for Public Interest Law hosted three new skills series in 2013-2014, building on the success of last year’s program. Each... read more

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

The College of Law is enriching its JD curriculum with the Third Year in Practice Program. Known as 3YP, the program gives students... read more

Judge William Bauer's "million-dollar education"

Judge William Bauer's "million-dollar education"

On March 6, 2014, DePaul College of Law awarded Judge William J. Bauer the Distinguished Alumnus Award. However, to... read more

Students bring legal literacy program to Mercy Housing

Students bring legal literacy program to Mercy Housing

On an early morning in April, third-year students Arielle Einhorn and Courtney Redman previewed a new legal literacy training program... read more

DePaul students organize “La 72” fundraiser to support migrant shelter in Mexico

DePaul students organize “La 72” fundraiser to support migrant shelter in Mexico

My time spent at The 72 Shelter for Migrants (La 72 Hogar Refugio Para Personas Migrantes) in Tenosique, Tabasco was life-changing. As... read more

Insecure Communities: addressing immigration issues in Illinois

Insecure Communities: addressing immigration issues in Illinois

This spring, the theme for the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) annual symposium came from the work of students in Clinical Instructor... read more

Professor Gerstenblith comments on Boston MFA decison to return artifacts to Nigeria

Professor Gerstenblith comments on Boston MFA decison to return artifacts to Nigeria

DePaul Distinguished Research Professor Patty Gerstenblith, director of the Center for Art, Museum, & Cultural Heritage Law,... read more

Alumni spotlight: Linda Friedman of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.

Alumni spotlight: Linda Friedman of Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.

A ticket to a Rolling Stones concert led Linda Friedman to a chance taking of the LSAT, which set the stage for her to discover a love... read more

Q&A: Introducing a three-track JD model at DePaul

Q&A: Introducing a three-track JD model at DePaul

Earlier this year, the College of Law announced the creation of a Third Year in Practice Program (3YP) and a three-year JD/LLM degree.... read more

Seminars highlight visit to China's Civil Aviation Agency

Seminars highlight visit to China's Civil Aviation Agency

Two seminars conducted by International Aviation Law Institute Director Brian Havel highlighted the institute's most recent visit... read more

CAMCHL's Morag Kersel featured in National Geographic

CAMCHL's Morag Kersel featured in National Geographic

Field archaeologist and Center for Art, Museum, and Cultural Heritage Law Affiliated Faculty Member Morag Kersel was... read more

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

Pro Bono Staycation gives spring breakers the option to learn and help others

A group of College of Law students chose an alternate spring break experience this year by donating their time to the Pro Bono... read more

Professors Kwall, Livingston receive Spirit of Inquiry Awards

Professors Kwall, Livingston receive Spirit of Inquiry Awards

Professors Roberta Kwall and Margit Livingston are among the recipients of DePaul University's Spirit of Inquiry Awards for... read more

Professor Gerstenblith quoted in LA Times on "Getty Bronze"

Professor Gerstenblith quoted in LA Times on "Getty Bronze"

DePaul Law Professor Patty Gerstenblith discussed the J. Paul Getty Museum's "Victorious Youth" statue for the LA Times... read more

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

Judge Durkin offers tips to new grads at commencement

DePaul College of Law graduated 313 law students at its commencement on May 18, 2014. The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.,... read more

DePaul moot court team earns top honors in Chinese intellectual property competition

DePaul moot court team earns top honors in Chinese intellectual property competition

A DePaul College of Law moot court team comprised of four first-year students placed third in the 2014 Beijing Foreign Studies... read more

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul’s Legal Prep volunteer team coaches high school students to success

DePaul College of Law volunteers worked closely with high school students from Legal Prep Charter Academy to teach litigation and... read more

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Armando Rios and his niece Kimberly Rios had no idea they shared a passion for law. But on the afternoon of law school orientation,... read more

Professor explains why DePaul is "the right place" to study cultural heritage law

Professor explains why DePaul is "the right place" to study cultural heritage law

Above and Beyond In a recent profile for DePaul’s online magazine, Distinctions, Professor Patty Gerstenblith talks about art and... read more

Sister Prejean, Assistant Public Defender Bishop advocate for forgiveness

Sister Prejean, Assistant Public Defender Bishop advocate for forgiveness

Sister Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking" and "Death of Innocents," and Jeanne Bishop, Cook... read more

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Juvenile law leaders share career advice

Students interested in juvenile law learned about careers in this area during a recent Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) event.... read more

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

PBCSI recognizes record number of students, alumna for service work

At its annual service awards reception on April 22, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative (PBCSI) recognized a record number... read more

Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer to discuss new book on shaken baby syndrome

Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer to discuss new book on shaken baby syndrome

For decades, attorneys have used shaken baby syndrome, or SBS, as proof that a caretaker murdered a child. However, the medical community’s... read more

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

CPS sixth-graders visit DePaul College of Law, study cyberbullying case

DePaul law students, staff and faculty worked with sixth-grade students from Chicago Public Schools' A.N. Pritzker Elementary School for... read more

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

First DePaul team competes in Sarin Leiden International Air Law Moot Court

Patrick Jones (JD '99, LLM candidate) and Lindsay Vanderford (JD candidate) were the first students to represent DePaul... read more

Former U.S. transportation official Byerly lectures on aviation policy

Former U.S. transportation official Byerly lectures on aviation policy

The International Aviation Law Institute welcomed John R. Byerly, the State Department's longest-serving deputy assistant... read more

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul BLSA team takes second in national mock trial

DePaul's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) mock trial team placed second in the National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition... read more

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

NLAP co-founders honored as "Faces of Justice"

Illinois Legal Aid Online recognized Shaye Loughlin (JD '06) and Cheryl Price for their initiative and creativity in co-founding... read more

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

No. 12 ranked DePaul intellectual property law program continues innovation in legal education

DePaul University College of Law’s intellectual property law program is ranked No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Law... read more

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Student chosen for Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute

Fayez Butt (JD '14) was selected to participate in the 2014 Stanford University Hoover IP² Summer Teaching Institute on the Economics... read more

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Neighborhood Legal Assistance Project celebrates two years

Accessing legal services can be a daunting task, especially if you are low-income or homeless. Although there are 43,000 lawyers in... read more

DePaul alumna Casey shifts from archaeologist to attorney

DePaul alumna Casey shifts from archaeologist to attorney

Emily Casey (JD '12) was featured in a recent article in the Connecticut Law Tribune. Casey, an attorney at Tobin Carberry O'Malley... read more

Center for Public Interest Law hosts discussion about Cook County response to human trafficking

Center for Public Interest Law hosts discussion about Cook County response to human trafficking

The Center for Public Interest Law hosted a panel discussion to highlight the work of advocates on the Cook County Human Trafficking... read more

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

Students learn about careers in veterans' legal services

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL)invited alumnae Mary Meixner (JD ’08) and Margaret Kuzma (JD ’12) to discuss legal services... read more

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

IP students selected to report on ABA conference

Rachael Dickson (JD '15) and Matthew Zuziak (JD '16, BS/MS '10) are two of 12 students recently selected to participate in the... read more

Professor Havel addresses CBA aviation committee on passenger rights

Professor Havel addresses CBA aviation committee on passenger rights

Professor Brian F. Havel, academic director of the International Aviation Law Institute, addressed the Chicago Bar Association's... read more

Professor Tuerkheimer weighs in on exonerations for TIME magazine

Professor Tuerkheimer weighs in on exonerations for TIME magazine

In opinion piece "The Changing Face of Exonerations" for TIME magazine online, Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer said,... read more

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

Students work to end hunger for February Donate-A-Day

DePaul law students volunteered their time for the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative’s Donate-A-Day event at the Greater... read more

DePaul students invited to University of Oxford for international IP moot

DePaul students invited to University of Oxford for international IP moot

Third-year law students Sarah Wilson and Kyle Brennan will head to Oxford, England, next week to compete in the 12th Annual... read more

Bruce Ottley appointed interim dean of College of Law

Bruce Ottley appointed interim dean of College of Law

Bruce Ottley has been appointed interim dean of the College of Law at DePaul University, effective June 1. Ottley is a professor in the... read more

Professor Havel discusses Malaysia Flight 370 for CNN

Professor Havel discusses Malaysia Flight 370 for CNN

Professor Brian Havel’s op-ed piece How Did Stolen Passports Get Through? headlines the opinion page of on CNN.com. Havel says “…it is... read more

DePaul celebrates the 2014 Law Alumni Awards honorees

DePaul celebrates the 2014 Law Alumni Awards honorees

DePaul College of Law honored five outstanding alumni at the 2014 Law Alumni Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 6, at the Sofitel Chicago... read more

International Aviation Law Institute interviews FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith

International Aviation Law Institute interviews FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith

A marathon three-hour interview with FedEx founder, chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith is the seventh installment of the International... read more

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

PBCSI brings legal lessons to Pritzker Elementary School

Alumni, students and College of Law Dean Mark visited Chicago Public School's Pritzker Elementary on January 29 to teach law-related... read more

Professor Grynberg presents "Thick Marks, Thin Marks" at IP scholars colloquium

Professor Grynberg presents "Thick Marks, Thin Marks" at IP scholars colloquium

Professor Michael Grynberg participated in the 2014 Works in Progress Intellectual Property (WIPIP) Colloquium held at the Santa Clara... read more

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

Public interest attorneys mentor students through speed networking

On Feb. 5, more than 40 DePaul University College of Law students took advantage of a unique opportunity to network with Chicago-area... read more

Moot court competition focuses on Cultural Property Implementation Act

Moot court competition focuses on Cultural Property Implementation Act

The fifth annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition will run this Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22... read more

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin featured DePaul's new Third Year in Practice program (3YP) in an article titled "No more... read more

DePaul aviation law institute director participates in Singapore summit

DePaul aviation law institute director participates in Singapore summit

International Aviation Law Institute Director Brian F. Havel moderated a high-level panel including European Commission Vice President... read more

Follow the Pots Project and affiliated faculty member featured in DePaul Insights

Follow the Pots Project and affiliated faculty member featured in DePaul Insights

Dr. Morag Kersel, field archaeologist, assistant professor of anthropology at DePaul University, and the Center for Art, Museum &... read more

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

DePaul students volunteer at Our Lady of Charity School on MLK Day

In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, University Ministry in the Loop and the... read more

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

CPIL hosts second public interest legal skills series on U-Visas

The Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) held the first session of the five-part immigration skills series on Jan. 27. The series... read more

Professor Tirres lectures on immigration law at University of Texas El Paso

Professor Tirres lectures on immigration law at University of Texas El Paso

Professor Allison Tirres delivered a lecture "Deportation and its Discontents: Reflections on a Century of Immigration... read more

DePaul Center for Animal Law to host discussion on Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and whaling

DePaul Center for Animal Law to host discussion on Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and whaling

Over the past several years, whaling has emerged one of the hottest topics in animal law. The 2013 release of the popular documentary... read more

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

Program creates links from legal education to legal professionDePaul University College of Law has created a Third Year in... read more

CIPLIT director to speak at international IP conference

CIPLIT director to speak at international IP conference

Professor Roberta Kwall will be a principal speaker at an international intellectual property conference to be held at the Radzyner... read more

DePaul tops law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers, five years running

DePaul tops law school list in Illinois Super Lawyers, five years running

DePaul University College of Law is ranked first on the law school list for the largest number of graduates recognized by Illinois Super... read more

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

Alumna spreading the word about Croak Student Legal Services

Sarah Baum has joined DePaul as the new director of Croak Student Legal Services. It is a homecoming of sorts, as Baum graduated from the... read more

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Student "immersionaries" featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

When students organized a service mission to aid Hurricane Katrina victims in 2006, they launched the first of many DePaul Law/UMIN’s... read more

Students connect with Illinois judges through IADR's Shadow-a-Judge

Students connect with Illinois judges through IADR's Shadow-a-Judge

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution, students shadowed judges at several events during fall... read more

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

Rose Rivera (JD ’09) built the Center for Legal Justice from a model she’d been quietly hatching for years. Rivera entered law school... read more

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

Legal service representatives highlight benefits of pro bono work

The Pro Bono & Community Service Initiative, joined by the Center for Public Interest Law, the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law... read more

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

Cheryl Zalenski, director of the American Bar Association Center for Pro Bono, and Kelly Tautges, director of Pro Bono & Court Advocacy... read more