Faculty and Administration Profiles

Joellen Lind

Title/s:  Visiting Professor of Law

Office #:  1312



Joellen Lind joined Loyola University Chicago as a visiting professor in 2017.  Most recently, she was a member of the full-time law faculty at Valparaiso University where she taught courses in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, and Remedies, and served as the associate dean for faculty development. Professor Lind began her teaching career at McGeorge School of Law and University of the Pacific. She has also served as a visiting professor at Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, and Wayne State University School of Law. Her research focuses on structural features of the American legal system that affect the distribution of legal rights.  In particular, she examines the use of procedural rules to determine substantive outcomes and access to justice. She has also written significant articles on the history of the woman suffrage movement, as well as the impact of economic theory on damages for violation of rights. Professor Lind has received numerous teaching awards. The last two graduating classes at Valparaiso University Law School elected her Faculty Advisor, an award that calls for the honoree to deliver a commencement address at graduation. Professor Lind is a former litigator and partner in a large metropolitan law firm. She graduated from Stanford University Phi Beta Kappa and earned her JD from UCLA.


BA, Stanford University