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H. Kathleen Patchel

Associate Professor of Law Emeritus

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



A.B., 1978, Huntingdon College
J.D., 1981, University of North Carolina
LL.M., 1987, Yale Law School


Commercial law, constitutional law, legislation


Before joining the faculty in 1995, Kathleen Patchel taught at Northern Illinois University College of Law. Before entering teaching , she clerked for the Honorable Frank M. Johnson, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and practiced commercial litigation in Atlanta, Georgia.

She is a member of the American Law Institute and an Indiana Commissioner to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL). She is National Conference Associate Reporter for the U.C.C. Article 1 Drafting Committee and the NCCUSL Consumer Leasing Drafting Committee.