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Suparna Malempati

  • smalemp1@depaul.edu
  • Visiting Fellow
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  • Visiting & Fellows
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  • 312-362-8498
  • ​​Lewis 719​

​​Suparna Malempati is currently an Associate Professor of Law with tenure at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School.  She has taught a variety of courses including criminal procedure, criminal pretrial advocacy, evidence, trial advocacy, appellate advocacy, juvenile law and legal writing. 

Prior to joining the faculty at John Marshall, Professor Malempati practiced law for fifteen (15) years in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked as a public defender, in private practice, and as a managing attorney in the juvenile court.  Throughout her career as a trial lawyer, she successfully defended murders, sex crimes, and other complex felony cases.  She also argued cases before the Appellate and Supreme Courts of Georgia.  Professor Malempati has published in the area of advocacy and ethics in child welfare cases.  She serves as a faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) and on the Boards of National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators (NALAE) and the Georgia Association of Counsel for Children (GACC).  She is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School and received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Dartmouth College.  ​