Catherine M. Mahern, JD
Catherine M. Mahern, JD

Catherine M. Mahern, JD

Associate Professor
Endowed Chair, Connie Kearney Endowed Chair in Clinical Legal Education
Director, Abrahams Legal Clinic
School of Law

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Law

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography

Before joining the Creighton law faculty Professor Mahern was the Director of the Elder Law Clinic at Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas from 1985-1992. Prior to becoming involved in clinical education she was a legal services attorney in Texas from 1983-1985, specializing in consumer law and in Indiana from 1980-1982, specializing in family law. She has published articles on legal problems of the elderly in the Texas Bar Journal. She directs and teaches the Creighton University School of Law Abrahams Legal Clinic. Professor Mahern is unable to answer legal questions.

Education

  • BS (1975), Purdue University
  • JD (1980), Indiana University Law School-Indianapolis

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Linda S. Scheirton, Keli Mu & Catherine Mahern, What to Do when Things Go Wrong, in FOUNDATIONS IN PATIENT SAFETY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, 121 (Kimberly A. Galt & Karen A. Paschal eds., 2011)., 2011
  • Catherine Mahern, Public Housing Issues, in LANDLORD-TENANT LAW UPDATE (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2007)., 2007

Articles

  • Galt, K. A.; Paschal, K. A.; O'Brien, R. L.; McQuillan, R. J.; Graves, J. K.; Harris, B.; Mahern, C.; Schierton, L. S.; Bramble, J. D.; Clark, B. E.; Gleason, J. M.; Hoidal, P.; Moores, K.; Mu, K.; Rule, A. M.; Bradberry, J. C.; Sonnino, R. E.; Gerardi, D. Description and Evaluation of an Inter-professional Patient Safety Course for Health Professions and Related Sciences Students. Journal of Patient Safety. 2006, 2(4):207-216., 2006
  • Catherine M. Mahern & Connie Kearney, Divorce Kits, in Family Law Initiative (Neb. Continuing Legal Educ. ed., 2002)., 2002
  • Catherine Mahern, Global Alliance for Justice Education, Creighton Law., Spring 2000, at 9., 2000
  • Catherine Mahern, The Creighton Legal Clinic, Creighton Law., Fall 1993, at 2., 1993