Rogelio A. Lasso
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 465
Office: Room 1125
BS, magna cum laude, Mankato State University
JD, University of Minnesota School of Law
Prior to law school, Rogelio Lasso worked as a scientist, entrepreneur, and consulting engineer. After law school, he was in private practice with two Chicago law firms where he litigated cases ranging from medical malpractice and products liability to breach of contract and patent infringement. Lasso has taught at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law and Washburn University School of Law. He was been a visiting professor at DePaul and Santa Clara law schools and has taught in the summer programs at Washburn and Loyola law schools.
At John Marshall, Professor Lasso teaches Torts, Products Liability and Complex Litigation, advises the Latino Law Student Organization, and conducts empirical research on how to improve law students' analytical and self-learning skills.
He is currently working on articles on "How Teaching Assistants are the Key to an Effective Multiple Assessment Program" and "How To Institutionalize a Multiple Assessment Program in Law School."
His latest article, "Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning," was published in 2010 in the Barry Law Review.
Illinois Tort Law (LexisNexis, Supp. 2013) (with Bruce Ottley)
Understanding Products Liability Law (Lexis Nexis, 2nd ed. 2013) (with Bruce Ottley)
Is Our Students Learning?: Using Assessments to Measure and Improve Law School Learning, 15 Barry Law Rev. 73 (2010)
Speaker: JMLS Faculty Works in Progress Series (CLE), "Institutionalizing the Multiple Assessment Teaching Assistant Program" (April 2014) (with Maureen Kordesh and Julie Spanbauer)
Speaker: JMLS Moot Court Honors Council/LLSA community project, "Diversity in Higher Education" (October 2012)
Speaker: National Bar Association's Law & Religion Conference, "Embracing the Black/White Paradigm to Confront White Supremacy in the 21st Century," Chicago, Illinois (April 2012)
Speaker: Northern Illinois Law School (March 2012)
Panelist: SALT Conference on Becoming a Law Professor or Law School Administrator, "Who Runs the Law School: A Review of Different Roles and Responsibilities," The John Marshall Law School (September 2011)
Speaker: Institute for Law Teaching and Learning's Summer Teaching Conference, "Using Teaching Assistants to Provide Assessment Feedback," New York Law School (June 2011)
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