Michael W. Loudenslager
Associate Professor of Law
276-935-4349, Ext. 1226
J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law (1994), cum laude
B.A., Miami University (1991), summa cum laude
Courses Taught: Legal Process I & II, Professional Responsibility
Professor Loudenslager is the director of the Legal Process program at ASL. Prior to joining ASL, he served for six years in the legal writing program at the University of Dayton School of Law and had become an associate professor of lawyering skills. Before entering the academic world, Professor Loudenslager practiced with the litigation department of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister in Cincinnati. He received his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he served as a notes and comments editor on the school's law review. He received his B.A. from Miami University in Ohio, where he was selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Professor Loudenslager's scholarship has dealt with the ethics of innovative practice areas such as multidisciplinary practice, practicing law over the Internet, and unbundled legal services as well as state regulation of the Internet under the dormant Commerce Clause. Law journals at Baylor, Brigham Young, William & Mary, and Marquette have published his articles.
- “And I Would Have Gotten Away with It Too, if It Hadn’t Been for You Meddling Kids and Your Dog,” Uh, I Mean Ethics Rules: A Proposal for Explicit Rules Requiring Disclosure of Attorney “Ghostwriting” of Pro Se Litigants’ Court Documents and Allowing Limited Appearances for Such Attorneys, 92 Marq. L. Rev. ___ (2008).
- E-Lawyering, the Dormant Commerce Clause & the ABA’s Current Choice of Ethics Law Rule: Why the Dormant Commerce Clause Invalidates Model Rule 8.5(b)(2) When Applied to Attorney Internet Representations of Clients," 15 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 587 (2006).
- "Allowing Another Policeman On the Information Superhighway: State Interests and Federalism on the Internet in the Face of the Dormant Commerce Clause," 17 BYU J. Pub. L. 191 (2003) (lead article).
- "Cover Me: The Effects of Attorney-Accountant Multidisciplinary Practice on the Protections of the Attorney-Client Privilege," 53 Baylor L. Rev. 33 (2001).
- Note, "Erasing the Law: The Implications of Settlements Conditioned Upon Vacatur or Reversal of Judgments," 50 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1229 (1993).