Mary Therese Wolf

Clinical Professor of Law Emeritus

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



B.A., 1969, Saint Xavier
J.D., 1974 University of Iowa


Civil practice clinic, law and poverty, interviewing and counseling, professional responsibility; civil procedure


Mary Therese Wolf served as director of clinical programs and externships from July 1987 to December 2010.  Before that she served the school for three years as a visiting assistant professor supervising the school's Civil Practice Clinic. After earning her J.D. degree, she was clerk to Judge Robert Downing of the Illinois Appellate Court, and then worked as an attorney for the Flood Relief Center and for the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration. In 1979, she joined the staff of Prairie State Legal Services, where she became the managing attorney. During the spring of 2001, Professor Wolf was a visiting professor at TC Beirne School of Law.

Professor Wolf's areas of expertise include teaching law and poverty, interviewing and counseling, clinic courses and directing the clinical programs at the law school.