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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Education Law

Kathleen R. Hirsman

Title/s: Senior Lecturer in Residence

Phone: 312.915.7378

E-mail: khirsman@luc.edu

About

Biography

Kathleen Hirsman is a Senior Lecturer in Residence. She received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Prior to law school, she taught English-as-a-second-language in public schools and at the university level. Ms. Hirsman has 25 years’ experience in school law practice, representing and counseling school districts in board governance issues, student issues, special education, labor and personnel matters, collective bargaining, general litigation, and in general corporate advisory capacity. Ms. Hirsman teaches courses in school law practice. She also teaches Education Law and Policy in the Civitas ChildLaw Master of Jurisprudence program.

Present Position

Adjunct Faculty, Benedictine University
Adjunct Faculty, Concordia University

Degrees

B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.A., in Linguistics, University of Illinois-Chicago
J.D., Loyola University Chicago

Program Areas

The Fundamentals of School Law

Special Education Advocacy

Labor and Employment Issues in the Education Workplace

Legal Issues in Student Discipline

MJ Education Law and Policy

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