Faculty Appoints Paul Cain and Wendy Vaughn as Clinical Faculty
July 1, 2011
DeKalb, Ill. - This year, as part of its ongoing commitment to experiential learning and clinical legal education, the faculty of Northern Illinois University College of Law created a new College of Law Clinical Faculty and committed to hiring clinical faculty to teach in the law school’s clinical program.
On February 17, 2011, the College of Law faculty voted to promote and hire Paul Cain to the position of Clinical Associate Professor with credit for three years of prior service as a clinician at NIU College of Law. The faculty also voted to promote and hire Wendy Vaughn to the position of Clinical Assistant Professor with credit for three years of prior service as a clinician at NIU College of Law. These appointments were approved by Raymond W. Alden, III, Executive Vice President and Provost of Northern Illinois University, and made effective July 1, 2011.
Paul Cain began supervising students in the clinical program at the College of Law in September 2003. Since that time, he has worked with students and faculty in the Criminal Law Clinic, Mediation Clinic, and Domestic Abuse Clinic. Prof. Cain is currently teaching the Elder Law Clinic.
Wendy Vaughn joined the College of Law’s clinical program in August 2007. She has supervised students in both the Elder Law Clinic and Domestic Abuse Clinic. Prof. Vaughn is currently teaching the Domestic Abuse Clinic.