Rogelio A. Lasso
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 465
Office: Room 1125
BS, magna cum laude, Mankato State University
JD, University of Minnesota School of Law
Before coming to JMLS in 2004, Rogelio Lasso taught at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law from 2002 to 2004 and at Washburn University School of Law from 1991-2002. From 1985 to1991, he was in private practice with two Chicago law firms where he litigated cases ranging from medical malpractice and products liability to breach of contract and patent infringement. Before enrolling in law school, Professor Lasso, with a background in chemistry, worked as a research scientist for Pillsbury, as an entrepreneur, and as a consultant for American companies in Latin America. His most recent journal article, "Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning," will be published in an upcoming edition of the Barry Law Review. A frequent speaker at conferences, often on the topic of Assessment, Technology and affirmative action, Professor Lasso is a member of various bar associations and legal organizations.
At John Marshall, Professor Lasso advises the Latino Law Student Organization and teaches Torts, Products Liability and Complex Litigation.
Illinois Tort Law (with B. Ottley) LexisNexis/Matthew Bender (2012 ed. forthcoming 2013).
Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning, 15 Barry Law Rev. 73 (2010)
Illinois Tort Law (with M. Polelle and B. Ottley), Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender (supp. 2008)
National Bar Association's Law & Religion Conference, "Embracing the Black/White Paradigm to Confront White Supremacy in the 21st Century," Chicago, Illinois (April 27, 2012)
Panelist: SALT Conference on Becoming a Law Professor or Law School Administrator, "Who Runs the Law School: A Review of Different Roles and Responsibilities," The John Marshall Law School (Sept. 16, 2011)
Institute for Law Teaching and Learning's Summer Teaching Conference, "Using Teaching Assistants to Provide Assessment Feedback," New York Law School (June 3, 2011)
Advocate Health Care Hospitals' Trauma Symposium, "The Malpractice Law Suit: Prevention and Process," Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (Nov. 18, 2010)
ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities, "Declining Latino Enrollment in American Law Schools," Loyola Law School, Chicago (Nov. 12, 2010)
Florida A & M University College of Law's Faculty Retreat, "Using Assessments to Improve Student Performance in Law School," Orlando, Florida (Sept. 25, 2010)
"Disentangling the Twombly-Iqbal Mess and its Effect on Federal Practice," Office of the Illinois Attorney General (Jan. 28, 2010)
Keynote: National Latino Law Student Conference, The John Marshall Law School (Sept. 29, 2009)
Affirmative Action 40 Years On: Requiem or Renaissance?" Conference, "Diversity As a Matter of National Security: An Argument for, and a Comprehensive Strategy to Increase Diversity in Law Schools," Washburn Law School (Sept. 23, 2009)
Just The Beginning Foundation's Advanced Summer Legal Institute, DePaul Law School (Aug. 21, 2009)
CEDA Program, The John Marshall Law School (Aug. 13, 2009)