Robert Vischer

University of St. Thomas School of Law

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Name: Robert Vischer
Total Years as a dean: 3.40
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University Title: Dean and Professor of Law
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Current Deanship

University of St. Thomas School of Law | 2013-01-01 to 2016-05-25 | Duration: 3.40 years

Past Deanship


Law Degrees

J.D., Cum Laude, Editor, Harvard Law Review 1994-96, • Semifinalist, Ames Moot Court Competition 1994-95, Harvard University Law School , 1996

Non-Law Degrees

B.A., • Feld Award for outstanding Political Science graduate, Summa Cum Laude, University of New Orleans, 1993


University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2005-, Professional Responsibility, Family Law, Torts, Foundations of Justice, and The Religious Lawyer, Asso. DeanAcademic Affairs (2011-2012 );Professor of Law (2010- ), Associate Professor (2005-2010)

Blackfriars Hall, Oxford University, 2011, Visiting Research Scholar (May 2011)

St. John’s University School of Law, Jamaica, NY, 2002-2005, Assistant Professor

DePaul University School of Law, Chicago, IL, 1999-2000, Adjunct Instructor


Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL, 1997-2001, Associate. Litigated mass toxic tort, UCC, intellectual property, insurance coverage, bankruptcy, prisoners’ rights, and professional responsibility matters

Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL, Summer 1995, Summer Associate

Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, IL, Summer Associate, Summer 1994

Military Service


Federal Service

Judge David M. Ebel, Denver, CO United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Judicial Clerkship, 2001-2002

Judge John P. Wiese, Washington, D.C. United States Court of Federal Claims, Judicial Clerkship, 1996-1997

State Service

Judge Joan B. Gottschall, Chicago, IL United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Judicial Clerkship, 1999-2000

Federal Judgeships


State Judgeships


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