Jennifer Pahre

Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies


Professor Jennifer Pahre joined the College of Law in 2001. She has taught courses in insurance law, constitutional law, expert witness work, remedies and evidence. She oversaw the Legal Externship Program for 15 years, and then became the director of undergraduate studies for the College of Law.

Jennifer Pahre was awarded her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University with dual majors in international relations and German studies and was inducted into the Pi Sigma Alpha International Relations Honors Society. She earned her JD degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, where she was the chief note and comment editor of the Loyola International and Comparative Law Review.

Professor Pahre is admitted to the state bars of California, Michigan, and Illinois and has practiced law in all three states. In addition, she is admitted to practice in the Sixth and Ninth Circuits of the United States Court of Appeals; in the United States District Courts of the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California; in the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; and in the United States District Courts of the Central and Northern Districts of Illinois.

Professor Pahre served on the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association and has been a presenter at the Committee’s annual meeting. She has been a regular speaker at the Illinois State Bar Association’s continuing legal education seminars, and she has served as the president of the East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association. Professor Pahre has published a collection of articles on topics ranging from the attorney-client privilege to developments in biotechnology medicine. She has participated in panel discussions and in live broadcasts on public television, and is a regular contributor on public radio.


JD Loyola Law School of Los Angeles
BA Stanford University

Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure
Constitutional Law


Introduction to Law

Selected Publications

“Molecular Engineering of ‘Pathotropic Targeting’ for Cancer Gene Therapy”, Bioprocessing        Journal, January/February 2004 (with Michael Fuchs, John P. Levy, Erlinda M. Gordon, and Frederick L. Hall)

“United States: Legal Issues and the Internet,  Mondaq Corporate/Company Law, July 31, 2001

“Attorney Client Privilege and Attorney Work Product Doctrine as Applied to Corporations,”      California Civil Litigation Reporter, Vol. 15, Nos. 5 and 6 (August and September 1993)

“Admissibility of Computer Generated Video graphics in the Courtroom,” California Continuing Education of the Bar Civil Litigation Reporter, Vol. 13, No. 7 (Nov. 1991)