Cari Sheehan is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Business Law and Ethics with the IU Kelley School of Business – Indianapolis where she teaches courses in Business Law and Ethics. In addition, Ms. Sheehan teaches courses at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis, including Torts and Appellate Practice and Procedure.
Ms. Sheehan graduated cum laude from the University of Southern Indiana with a B.A. in 2004, Ms. Sheehan then earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2007.
Ms. Sheehan is admitted to practice in Indiana and Illinois. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Indiana and Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Prior to joining the faculty at the IU Kelley School of Business – Indianapolis, Ms. Sheehan worked as a Professional Responsibility Attorney at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP in its Indianapolis office. Ms. Sheehan’s practice focused on various legal ethics and professional responsibility issues. In addition, Ms. Sheehan worked as an Adjunct Professor at Butler University in the Lacy School of Business. She taught courses in Business Ethics and Business Law.
In her early years of legal practice, Ms. Sheehan also practiced as a litigation attorney working on a wide variety of litigation matters, including Title IX litigation, employment discrimination, bullying and school litigation, complex torts, civil rights litigation, police misconduct, medical malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death claims and criminal issues. She has represented clients in state and federal courts in Indiana and Illinois.
What does it mean to zealously advocate? When does an attorney cross the line of zealous advocacy and bullying? How do you respond to an aggressive, unethical opposing counsel? This seminar will explore many areas of civility and other attorney misco...