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School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Maryellen Maley

Title/s: Adjunct Professor of Law
Director of Online Legal Writing Program



Prior to her legal career, Maryellen Maley worked as a surgical nurse at
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. While working full time, Maryellen attended law school and was a member of Loyola's Law Review. She received four AmJur awards for the highest grades in three of the required first year courses as well as Contracts for Health Professionals. After law school she practiced health care law at Vedder, Price, Kaufman and Kamholtz, with a focus on trade & professional associations, physician representation, and regulatory & compliance.  Maryellen then served as associate legal counsel, regulatory affairs, for Weiss, a University of Chicago Hospital.  She worked on the medical liability committee at the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She taught online legal research for LexisNexis at University of Chicago, Notre Dame, Valparaiso, and Loyola Law


B.A., English Literature, University of Illinois
B.S., cum laude, Rush University College of Nursing
J.D., cum laude, Loyola University School of Law Chicago

Program Areas

 Introduction to Legal Study and Legal Writing
Introduction to Legal Research

MJ Thesis Project

Fundamentals of Legal Writing 


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