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Valparaiso Law renames Professionalism Series to honor late dean Louis Bartelt

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Valparaiso University Law School is recognizing longtime faculty member and former dean Louis F. Bartelt Jr. by renaming the school’s Professionalism Series in his honor.

Bartelt, who died in January 2007, built a distinguished career at Valparaiso Law.

He graduated from Valparaiso Law in 1947 and, after a year in private practice in Milwaukee, he returned to join the faculty and taught for 38 years until he retired in 1986. He served as dean of the law school from 1965 to 1969. He served as acting dean from 1964 to 1965 and again from 1971 to 1972.

A scholar of the law, Bartelt was a Sterling Fellow at Yale Law School in 1954 and was named a Rockefeller Research Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School from 1956 to 1960.

The Professionalism Series was established at the law school in 2012 with the intent of teaching the values and ideals of the legal profession to the students and equipping them with the skills and attitudes they will need after graduation.

Designed like a continuing legal education program, all students are required to attend one program in the Professionalism Series each semester they are enrolled. The topics cover a range of subjects from legal ethics, professional judgment and the importance of civility to wellness, diversity and networking.


 

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