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Alberto Bernabe

Alberto  Bernabe

The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.2390
Office: CBA 923

BA, Princeton University
JD, University of Puerto Rico Law School
LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Blogs: Torts Blog | Professional Responsibility Blog

Scholarship | Full-Text Publications | Presentations

After graduating from law school, Alberto Bernabe clerked for Justice Federico Hernandez-Denton of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. He later entered private practice, specializing in personal injury, mass disaster litigation, and media law practice.

Before joining the faculty at The John Marshall Law School in 1992, Professor Bernabe was a teaching fellow at Temple University, where he taught Mass Media Law and collaborated in teaching Torts, Products Liability, and Legal Ethics. He has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Puerto Rico Law School.

Professor Bernabe teaches Torts and Professional Responsibility.

Full Curriculum Vitae


Do Parents Have A Duty To Supervise Their Children's Use Of The Internet?, ___ J. Marshall J. Info. Tech. & Privacy L. ___ (forthcoming 2015)

Apuntes sobre Aponte y la necesidad de actualizar el Código de Ética Profesional, 84 Rev. Jur. U.P.R. __ (2014)

La tradición jurídica puertorriqueña: ¿civil o anglosajona?, 83 Rev. Jur. Dig. U.P.R. 182 (2014)

Waiving Good-bye to a Fundamental Right: Allocation of Authority Between Attorneys and Clients and the Right to a Public Trial, 38 J. Legal Prof. 1 (2013)

A Good Step in the Right Direction: Illinois Eliminates the Conflict Between Attorneys and Guardians, 38 J. Legal Prof. 161 (2013)

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: A Comment on the Theoretical Foundation and Historical Origin of the Tort Remedy for Invasion of Privacy, 29 John Marshall J. of Comp. & Info. Law 493 (2012)

Right to Counsel Denied: Confusing the Roles of Lawyers and Guardians, 43 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 833 (2012)

Recent Developments in the Law of Lawyering: The New Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct, 42 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 391 (2011)

Colón Santos v. Cooperativa de Seguros MĂșltiples y el Aparente Conflicto Entre las Doctrinas de la Solidaridad y la Inmunidad [Colón Santos v. Cooperativa de Seguros MĂșltiples and the Apparent Conflict Between Joint and Several Liability and Immunity], 79 Rev. Jur. UPR 1091 (2010)

More Publications


Speaker: VI International Legal Ethics Conference, "Confusing the Role of Lawyers and Guardians: A Threat to the System of Juvenile Justice," City University, London, England (July 2014)

Speaker: CLE program, "Ethical Issues related to Cloud Computing," American Immigration Lawyers Association (June 2014)

Speaker: CLE Program, "Recent Developments in the law of Professional Responsibility," McAndrews, Held and Malloy (April 2014)

Speaker & Moderator: ABA Center for Professional Development CLE Program, "Dangerous Dogs: Regulation, Civil Litigation and Criminal Prosecution" (July 2013)

Panelist: 20th Belle R. and Joseph H. Braun Memorial Symposium, "Historical Perspectives on Privacy in American Law," The John Marshall Law School (September 2012)

Speaker: The International Conference Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, "The Right to Counsel Ignored: Confusing the Roles of Lawyers and Guardians in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings" (June 2012)

Speaker: CLE Program, "The Right to Counsel Denied: Confusing Roles of Lawyers and Guardians" (January 2012)

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