Robel chosen president-elect of AALS

Lauren K. Robel, dean and Val Nolan Professor of Law at Indiana University Maurer School of Law was chosen as president-elect of the American Association of Law Schools. Robel will begin her one-year term in January 2012.

Robel is an active member of the AALS, having served a three-year term on the Executive Committee. In addition, she is a member on the Advisory Committee on ABA Accreditation Standards.

Her legal career began at the IU Maurer School of Law. After graduating summa cum laude, she took a clerking position for Judge Jesse Eschbach of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Robel then returned to the Maurer School in 1985 as an assistant professor, Robel was appointed to dean in 2003.