Joanne Orr

Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of Law School Clinical Programs

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Room 111H
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225

Phone: (317) 274-8903
Fax: (317) 274-2901


B.S., 1977, Indiana State University
J.D., 1986, California Western School of Law


Disability clinic, interviewing and counseling, lawyering practice, and faculty advisor to the client counseling board


Prior to joining the law school faculty in 1990, Joanne Orr was a staff attorney and later a managing attorney at Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS). While at ILS, she practiced general poverty law with an emphasis in public entitlements and elder law.

Professor Orr is active in the Indiana State Bar Association, serving on a number of standing committees relating to access to justice issues. She is a member of the Indiana Supreme Court's Pro Se Advisory Committee.

Professor Orr’s teaching and research interests include clinical methodology, skills training, and technology in the legal practice.