Kathleen Pagel

Assistant Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation and Adjunct Professor of Law
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Kathleen Pagel is the Director of Bar Preparation and is an Adjunct Professor of Law. Professor Pagel teaches Bar Exam Foundations 1 and 2 and provides counseling to students who are considering taking a bar examination. She leads the Law School's Bar Success program, which provides supplemental workshops, one-on-one counseling, mock exams, and other support to students studying for a bar exam after graduation. 

Prior to joining the Law School, Professor Pagel practiced law at Foley & Lardner LLP in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, and then as a Professional Responsibility Counsel. She graduated, with honors, from Iowa Law School and also holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.