Lauren K. Robel
Val Nolan Professor of Law and Dean, Maurer School of Law-Bloomington
Professor Robel received her B.A. (1978) from Auburn University and her J.D. from Indiana University in 1983. Indiana Law Journal. Clerk, for the Honorable Jesse Eschbach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1983-85. Member, Order of the Coif.
Professor Robel has published numerous articles in leading law journals and spoken frequently on topics concerning the federal courts. She teaches Civil Rights, Civil Procedure, Federal Jurisdiction, and the Federal Courts Clinic.
Professor Robel is equally active in developing programs for students outside the traditional classroom setting, such as the Protective Order Project. As associate dean, she was a liaison on faculty and student matters. Because of her many contributions, she was awarded the Law School's Gavel Award, the Wallace Teaching Award, and received the Indiana Bar Foundation's Pro Bono Publico Award.
Professor Robel serves as the reporter for the Rules Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and as a member of the Indiana Supreme Court Rules Committee and the Rules Advisory Group for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.