The University of Wisconsin Law School is proud to announce the addition of three new clinical faculty, and the creation of a new legislative clinic. Kathleen Noonan, Kimberly Alderman, and Adam Stevenson join the UW Law School clinical faculty beginning in the Fall of 2010.
Professor Noonan comes to UW as a Clinical Associate Professor, and is working with the Law School to launch a new Legislative and Government Clinic, in which students will work with the Legislative Reference Bureau and other legislative and government clients on both legal and policy issues. Noonan has worked extensively at the intersection of health and welfare law and policy, especially as it relates to children. She has served twice as a court-appointed mediator in cases concerning child welfare policies, and was appointed to monitor state activities in a third case. Her article, "Legal Accountability in the Service-Based Welfare State: Lessons from Child Welfare Reform," co-written with Charles F. Sabel and William H. Simon and published at 34 LAW & SOCIAL INQUIRY 523 (2009), received honorable mention from the Law & Society Association. Noonan earned her B.S. in psychology from Barnard College, Columbia University, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. She previously taught at Northeastern University School of Law and at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program. This fall, she will teach Health Law and Administration at the UW Law School.
Professor Alderman joins the Remington Center as a Clinical Assistant Professor, and will work with the Criminal Appeals Project. Alderman earned her J.D. cum laude from Howard University, then spent two years as a law clerk for the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on the Island of St. Croix. She has spent the past two years in private practice in New Mexico, working on both criminal and civil cases. She also is completing a Master of Arts in International Art Crime Studies from the Association of Research into Crimes Against Art in Amelia, Italy.
Professor Stevenson returns to the Remington Center as a Clinical Assistant Professor, and will work with the Oxford Federal Project and Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP). Stevenson received his B.S. in economics and political science from UW-Madison, and earned his J.D. cum laude from the UW Law School in 2010. During his time in law school, Stevenson was a student intern with the Oxford Federal Project and a project assistant with LAIP, and also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Julie Genovese of the Dane County Circuit Court. Stevenson also worked on both civil and criminal litigation as a law clerk in private law practices.
Submitted by UW Law School News on September 3, 2010