A.B.A. Cleary College 1986
B.S. Eastern Michigan University 1994
J.D., cum laude, Cooley Law School 1998
Linda K. Kisabeth first joined the Cooley Law School faculty as an adjunct professor in 1998, teaching Introduction to Law, Law Practice, and Scholarly Writing. In 2008, she became a faculty specialist and visiting faculty member, teaching Intentional Torts in Cooley’s Professional Exploration Program, as well as Torts I and Contracts I. As an Associate Professor and full-time faculty member, Professor Kisabeth now teaches Torts.
Professor Kisabeth also served as an adjunct professor at Lansing Community College 1999-2000, teaching Legal Interviewing and Investigation.
From 1999-2007, she was Associate General Counsel with Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, Inc. She was also an Associate Attorney with Hubbard, Fox, Thomas, White & Bengtson, P.C., in Lansing, Mich., 1998-1999.
While a student at Cooley, she was on the Dean's List and the Honor Roll, was ranked 21st in her class, won the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Student Award, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Cooley’s Journal of Practical & Clinical Law, and as vice president of the Criminal Law Society. She also earned a certificate from the University of San Diego's Institute on International and Comparative Law while studying at Oxford University in England.
Professor Kisabeth is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan; and the Federal District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. She is a member of the board of directors for Cooley’s Sixty Plus, Inc., Elderlaw Clnic, and is a member of the Thomas M. Cooley American Inn of Court, the Ingham County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Kisabeth, Linda. “The Professional Exploration Program: An Alternative Law School Admission Process,” 1 Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Education 9 (2013).
Kisabeth, Linda "Slayer Statutes and Elder Abuse: Good Intentions, Right Results? Does Michigan's Amended Slayer Statute Do Enough to Protect the Elderly?" 26 Quinnipiac Prob. L. 373 (2013)
Linda Kisabeth, Vine v. City of Lansing Police Dep't: Adoptees and Wrongful Death Damages: The Legal Ties That Bind, 5 T.M. Cooley J. Prac. & Clinical L. 201 (2002).