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Jamie A. Kleppetsch

Jamie A. Kleppetsch

Assistant Professor
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.1448
Email: jkleppetsch@jmls.edu
Office: Room P-508

JD, The John Marshall Law School
BA, Northern Illinois University

Jamie A. Kleppetsch is an Assistant Professor and the Associate Director of the Academic Achievement Program. She provides academic support to students on study skills, exam skills, time management techniques, and prepares students for the bar exam. Before she became an Assistant Professor she was an Adjunct Professor at John Marshall.

Following law school, Kleppetsch was an Associate with Potratz & Hollander, P.C. in Chicago. She handled cases involving personal injury, property damage, commercial litigation, domestic issues, and estate planning.

Kleppetsch teaches Writing for the Practice of Law and Bar Essay Writing. Writing for the Practice of Law prepares students for practical writing in the practice of law and the Multistate Performance Test portion of the bar exam while exposing them to the areas of Illinois Civil Procedure that they will use most in the practice of law. Bar Essay Writing prepares students for writing answers to bar exam essay questions, while reviewing the legal concepts tested on the essay portions of the bar exam.

Presentations

Presenter: 2014 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting Section on Academic Support, "Providing "At-Risk" Students with the Skills Necessary to be Successful on the Bar Exam," New York, New York (January 2014)

Presenter: 2013 Central States Legal Writing Conference, "Planting the Seed - Showing the Doctrinal Faculty How Easy (and Effective) it is to Incorporate Legal Writing and Academic Achievement into Their Courses" (with Mary Nagel), University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas (September 2013)

Presenter: 2013 National Association of Administrative Law Judges Conference, Presented suggestions for drafting clear administrative decisions (with Dean Anthony Niedwiecki and Professors Lurene Contento, Ardath Hamann, Joanne Hodge, and Mary Nagel), Chicago (September 2013)

Presenter: 2013 ALWD Conference, "Planting the Seed - Showing the Doctrinal Faculty How Easy (and Effective) it is to Incorporate Legal Writing and Academic Achievement into Their Courses" (with Mary Nagel), Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (June 2013)

Presenter: 2013 AASE Inaugural Conference, "Integrating Academic Support Across the Curriculum" (with Jeremiah Ho, Mary Nagel, and Staci Rucker), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, Nevada (May 2013)

Presenter: 2013 The Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, "Planting the Seed - Showing the Doctrinal Faculty How Easy (and Effective) it is to Incorporate Legal Writing and Academic Achievement into Their Courses" (with Mary Nagel), American University Washington College of Law (March 2013)

Presenter: 2012 Institute for Law Teaching & Learning Summer Conference, "'It Just Makes Sense' – How to Incorporate Critical Reading and Practical Teaching Into a More Complete Law School Learning Experience" (with Hillary Burgess and Mary Nagel), Gonzaga University School of Law (June 2012)

Presenter: 2012 Legal Writing Institute 15th Biennial Conference, "'Oh, the Farmer and Cowman Should be Friends': The integration of legal writing and academic support" (with Mary Nagel), Palm Desert, California (May 2012)

Presenter: 2012 Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, "'Oh, the Farmer and Cowman Should be Friends': The integration of legal writing and academic support" (with Mary Nagel), Georgetown University Law Center (March 2012)

Presenter: 2012 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting Poster Presentation for Section on Academic Support, "'Oh, the Farmer and Cowman Should be Friends': The integration of legal writing and academic support" (with Mary Nagel), Washington, D.C. (January 2012)


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