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DePaul Law Faculty

Professor Alberto R. Coll teaching class.
The DePaul Law faculty is a dynamic blend of leading scholars and respected practitioners. Our law professors focus on innovative programs of instruction and bring real-world experience to the classroom. And through scholarship, legal reform and public engagement, our faculty inspires student learning and makes an impact in the global legal community.

Scholarly Impact

DePaul Law ranked 64th in a 2015 study measuring the scholarly impact of U.S. law faculties.

In the last three years, our faculty has authored more than 100 law review articles and book chapters and has published more than a dozen legal academic books.

Our faculty offers expertise to the broader legal community in areas such as immigration reform, the protection of cultural property, international aviation policy and U.S.-Cuban relations.

Faculty News

  • 03/30/2020 - Faculty Profile: Roberta Kwall

    ​​                                                             ​​Roberta Kwall is the Raymond P. Niro Professor of Intellectual Property Law; teaches Family Law, Property Law and Intellectual Property (IP) Law; and is the founder of the Center...
  • 03/13/2020 - 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 Mentoring Program” to pair current second- and third-year law students...
  • 03/13/2020 - Faculty Spotlight: Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber

    ​Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark WeberRecently named to the Executive Committee of the Disability Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Professor Mark Weber has extensive experience in disability rights and complex tort litigation. You can read his scholarship on SSRN and on the DePaul Publication Archives.  Q. Can you discuss your...
  • 01/28/2020 - 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 List. ​One of the few Latina law school deans in the nation, Dean Rosato Perea brings a wealth of experience ​to DePaul ​as an experienced administrator, a longtime advocate of active learning and professionalism, and a respected scholar...
  • 09/03/2019 - 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 Media Law Practice Group, for being named to Billboard Magazine’s 2019 Top Music Lawyers list. The only Chicago attorney to receive this honor, Becker has represented numerous local artists including Chance the Rapper and Valee, as well as national names such as...

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