Lisa L. Fadler


Visiting Professor and Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development

lisa fadler

B.A. Kalamazoo College, 1984
J.D. St. Louis University Law School, 1987

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Professor Fadler is a Visiting Professor and the Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development at WMU-Cooley.

She teaches Evidence, as well as Personal and Professional Responsibility, chairs the Student Career and Professional Development Faculty Committee, and is responsible for the overall strategic development of career services and employer relations programs.

Professor Fadler supervises the collection, maintenance, and verification of law graduate employment data for the school. She also develops and supervises pro bono opportunities that match students with courts and law-related organizations with an eye toward serving indigent and under-served members of the community.

Before joining WMU-Cooley, Professor Fader was an attorney with Collins, Einhorn, Farrell & Ulanoff, PC, in Southfield, Michigan, specializing in medical and legal malpractice, and general liability defense. She was previously an attorney with Kitch, Saurbier, Drutchas & Wagner, PC, in Detroit, practicing medical malpractice defense, and an attorney with Roberts, Perryman & Bomkamp, PC, in St. Louis, Missouri, practicing insurance defense. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and holds inactive status with the bars of Illinois and Missouri. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Professor Fadler has been a volunteer mediator for the 46th District Court in Michigan, an alumni mentor and annual scholarship sponsor for Walled Lake Consolidated Schools, a student mentor with the Pontiac High School Mentor Program, a mock trial competition judge in Brighton Area Schools, and an Alumni Pre-Law Society member and guest speaker at Kalamazoo College.


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