B.A., University of Kansas, 2001; J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 2005
Civil Practice Clinic and Lawyering Practice
Carrie Hagan joined the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law faculty as a Clinical Associate Professor of Law in the Fall of 2009. Currently she directs the Civil Practice Clinic, which specializes in indigent client representation for civil cases involving housing, consumer, divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, and domestic violence civil protection order issues. In addition to teaching full time at the clinic, she has presented on and published her work involving interdisciplinary partnerships and coordinating skill sets between law and social work locally, nationally and internationally.
Prior to teaching at Indiana University, in 2008 – 2009 she was a Visiting Professor of Law at the Roger Williams University School of Law where she was Director and Supervising Attorney for the Community Justice and Legal Assistance Clinic. From 2005 – 2007 she worked as a family law attorney and guardian ad litem with The Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, where she also was Supervising Attorney for the University of Cincinnati/Legal Aid of Southwest Ohio’s Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic.
Law Review and Journal Articles
Law and social work: How academic collaborations can better serve students and clients, Co-Presenter, at the 33rd International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Amsterdam, Holland (pending, accepted, July 2013).
Empowerment Through Application: Implementing and Assessing the Intersection of Social Work Theories and Legal Pedagogy in a Classroom and Clinic Setting, Co-Presenter, 2013 AALS Conference of Clinical Legal Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2013.
Invited Panelist, Best Practices Panel, 2013 Plater Institute on the Future of Learning, Indianapolis, Indiana (pending, April 22, 2013).
"Social Work and Law: The Educational Benefits of Collaboration", Poster with Professor Stephanie Boys, IUPUI Research Day, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 5, 2013.
Feature Roundtable: Service Learning and Criminal Justice Education: Integrating Theory and Practice to Propel Student Learning and Enhance Curricular Goals, Co-Presenter, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March 20, 2013.
The Need for Interpersonal Skills Education in Preparation for Criminal Justice Careers, Co-Presenter, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, March 20, 2013.
Holding On and Letting Go: Remembering and Retuning Interviewing and Counseling Skills as a Family Law Attorney, Presenter, Family Law Continuing Legal Education (CLE), December 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana, December 2012.
Evolution Through Time: How Lessons Learned from a New, Experienced and Adjunct Clinician Give Perspective and Direction on Student Learning and Programmatic Challenges/Changes, Co-Presenter, 2012 Midwest Clinical Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2012.
Positives Through Partnerships: Overview of an Experiential Collaboration Between Law and Social Work, Co-Presenter, Curriculum Enhancement Grant (CEG) Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2012.
LGBT in the Heartland: Planning for the Future Through Clinics, Externships and Interdisciplinary Partnerships, Co-Presenter, American Association of Law Schools Clinical Conference, Los Angeles, California, May 2012.
Campus and Community Collaboration in the Civil Practice Clinic: Logistics and Preliminary Assessment, Indiana University Edward C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 2012.
Clinical Skills Curriculum Training, Co-Trainer (one of three invited to lead a week long faculty training) Kenya Law School, Nairobi, Kenya, January 2012.
"Bridging the Disciplinary Gap: Increasing Holistic Context and Opportunity for Clinical Law Students through an Interdisciplinary Partnership between Law and Social Work," Co-Presenter, Transforming Legal Education – Australian National Conference on Clinical and Experiential Learning, Sydney, Australia, September 2011.
"Marginalizing Discrimination: How Social Justice, Advocacy and LGBT Awareness on a Clinical Level Can Make Equality More of a Reality," Presenter, 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education Worldwide Conference, Valencia, Spain, July 2011.
"Yes, You Can!: Course Collaboration for a Richer Learning Experience and Institutional Change," Poster with Professor Cynthia Adams, 2011 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Seattle, Washington, June 2011.
"Social Work in Other Fields of Work: The Need for Interdisciplinary Education for Attorneys," CLE Co-Presenter for the IUAA Evening of Celebration and Class Reunion Activities, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 2011.
"Yes, You Can!: Course Collaboration for a Richer Learning Experience and Institutional Change," Poster with Professor Cynthia Adams, IUPUI Research Day, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 2011.
"Social Work in Other Fields of Work: The Need for Interdisciplinary Education", Co-Presenter, The Edward C. Moore Symposium on Teaching Excellence, Indianapolis, Indiana, February 2011.
"Weaving Interdisciplinary Partnerships into Clinical Education," Co-Presenter, Plenary Session, Midwest Clinical Law Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2010.
"Educating Lawyers in the Changing Economy," Panelist, Legal Education Conclave, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 2010.
“Putting the Counsel back in Counselor: How to Implement Theories of Law and Social Work in a Law School Setting,” Co-Presenter, Teaching Law Practice Across the Curriculum Conference, Topeka, Kansas, June 2010.