Faculty News for Professor Yolanda King
Yolanda M. King
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
J.D., Harvard Law School
Phone: (815) 753-7231
Professor King Presents at Central States Conference
Professor Yolanda King presented her work-in-progress The Challenges "Facing" Copyright Protection for Tattoos at the Central States Law Schools Association's 2012 Annual Conference, held at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law on October 20, 2012.
Professor Yolanda King Honored as Outstanding Professor of the Year
On June 8, 2012, Professor Yolanda King received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from the NIU College of Law Alumni Council. She was presented with her award during the 8th Annual NIU Law Golf Outing and Awards Dinner. Professor King was honored for her devotion to the advancement of the law school and her outstanding commitment to enriching the lives of those in the NIU Law community.
Pictured (from left:) Alumni Council members Stacey Mandell ('96) and Kenya Jenkins-Wright ('03), Professor Yolanda King, and Dean Jennifer Rosato.
Professor Yolanda King Speaks at National Summit of Black Women Lawyers
On April 13, 2012, Professor Yolanda King participated in a panel as part of the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago's 2012 National Summit of Black Women Lawyers. The Summit was entitled "Redefining Our Journey," and took place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on the Riverwalk. The event was in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of BWLA. Professor King was a member of BWLA during her legal practice. She was part of a panel on pursuing academic appointments.