Amelia Uelmen
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Visiting Lecturer
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC, USA

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e-mail: amy.uelmen@gmail.com

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Ethics and Professional Life

Curriculum vitae

Education
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
JD, cum laude, May 1993 (top 15%)
Law Fellow; American Criminal Law Review, student notes editor

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
AB, American Studies, cum laude, May 1990
Concentration in theology and literature
Mita Prize for Best Senior Thesis in American Studies

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
MA, Theology, February 2009

Experience
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (August 2011 – present), Visiting Lecturer

Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY (January 2001 – July 2011)

Founding Director, Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer’s Work

Serves practicing lawyers, law students and scholars in their efforts to live integrated lives of faith in the context of the challenges of today’s legal practice and law school environment; to promote dialogue on issues relating to religion and law; and to seek common ground on moral norms that cut across different faith traditions.  As director, developed and coordinated all aspects of the program’s inter-faith conferences and lectures, as well as the Catholic Lawyer’s Program, the faculty colloquia on religion and the law school, and other aspects of the Institute’s activities, outreach, and scholarship.

Arnold & Porter, New York, NY  (January 1996 – January 2001)
Litigation associate.  Largely appellate practice focused on products liability, torts, civil procedure and legal ethics issues.  Pro bono advice to a non-profit included corporate, tax, zoning and real estate matters.

Teaching
Professional Responsibility, Fordham Law, Fall 2002

Religion, Law & Lawyering (team taught with Howard Lesnick), Fordham Law, Spring 2003; Univ. Penn. Law, Fall 2003

Religion and the Work of a Lawyer, Georgetown Law, Spring 2012, Fall 2012

Catholic Social Thought & the Law, Fordham Law, Spring 2004, 2006

Catholic Social Thought & Economic Justice, Fordham Law, Spring 2007, 2008, Fall 2010; Georgetown Law, Fall 2011, Spring 2013

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