Purdue Global Concord Law School names inaugural associate dean of experiential learning

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – When Martin Pritikin began searching for someone to fill the new position of associate dean of experiential learning for Concord Law School at Purdue Global, he didn’t have to look far.

The Concord dean selected an experienced member of his faculty: Kelley Mauerman.

“Having an administrator focused on experiential learning makes perfect sense for Concord, given our emphasis on practical skills training,” Pritikin said. “And I can’t think of anyone better suited for the role than Kelley. She has extensive experience in both the practice of law and in teaching, and she has been integrating the two effectively for years.”

Mauerman has been with Concord since 2018, having created the school’s professional responsibility and cross-professional ethics courses. She oversees the legal writing department and serves as director of the externship program and as a competition coach for the moot court team.

“I am proud to be a part of an innovative team and excited that the new associate dean of experiential learning position emphasizes the importance of preparing Concord’s students and graduates for the rapidly changing legal profession,” Mauerman said. “I look forward to the opportunity to continue investing in the law school’s bright future in legal education.”

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Prior to Concord, Mauerman was a full-time professor at Whittier Law School for 10 years, where she developed and taught courses in lawyering skills, professional responsibility, electronic discovery and pretrial litigation. 

Upon graduating from the University of San Diego School of Law, Mauerman clerked for Magistrate Judge Cynthia G. Aaron in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. Mauerman has practiced law in the area of wills, trusts and estate planning and has presented at numerous regional and national conferences.

About Purdue Global

Purdue Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit https://stories.purdue.edu/purdue-global/.

About Concord Law School

Concord Law School is part of Purdue Global, a public, nonprofit school within the respected Purdue University system. Founded in 1998, Concord was the first U.S. law school to offer students a traditional law school program online, including interactive live classes, frequent testing with extensive feedback and nationally respected faculty members. Offering rigorous, rewarding online degree programs, Concord provides students with a first-rate law school education that is affordable and reflects the needs of today’s employers, delivered in a convenient, highly supportive environment. For more information, please visit concordlawschool.edu.

Media contact: Tom Schott, [email protected]

Sources: Martin Pritikin

Kelley Mauerman

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