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Walter J. Kendall

Walter J. Kendall Professor Emeritus
The John Marshall Law School
315 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 377
Office: C-1053

BA, Brooklyn College
JD, St. John's University

During law school, Walter Kendall was an associate editor of the St. John's Law Review and The Catholic Lawyer. After graduation, and before joining the John Marshall faculty in 1975 he served as a trial attorney at the Federal Power Commission, as house counsel at Baxter Laboratories, and as assistant to the director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

He is an advisor to many community and citizen groups. He has served as chair of Access Living, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, and as co-chair of Illinois Peace Action. Currently, he is on the boards of Illinois Citizen Action and the Illinois Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, as well as Access Living and AAUP-Illinois. Professor Kendall is past chair of the ISBA's Administrative Law Section Council, and he has served as an arbitrator for the National Futures Association.

He was an elected member of Consolidated School District 15 in the NW suburbs of Chicago, and the Cook County Democratic Party, and an appointed member of the Cook County Human Rights Commission.

Professor Kendall has lectured at universities in Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Taipei. He teaches or has taught Administrative Law, Banking Law, Constitutional Law, Disability Law, Economics and the Law, International Organizations, Public International Law, and Legal Philosophy.

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