Director of Externships and Professor of the Practice
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 415
Administrative Assistant: Jaquetta Oram, 410-837-6798
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 433
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan School of Law, 2002
B.A. with High Distinction, University of Michigan, 1999
Areas of Expertise
Externships and Experiential Learning
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Professor Lall joined the University of Baltimore as Director of Externships and Professor of the Practice in 2019. She oversees the Externship Program, including all field placements and the corresponding seminars, which teach students professional development and lawyering skills.
Professor Lall has extensive litigation experience. She practiced as a civil legal aid attorney for over fifteen years, focusing her practice on representing low-income clients and survivors of abuse. In 2018, the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women awarded Professor Lall its Founder’s Award in recognition of her work advancing the position of women.
Prior to joining the University of Baltimore Law faculty, Professor Lall was a Supervisory Attorney at Legal Aid Chicago (formerly Legal Assistance Foundation)—the largest legal services provider in the Midwest. She helped manage the agency’s Housing Practice Group, representing low-income tenants in eviction, subsidy termination, and housing discrimination matters. She also served as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, teaching an externship-based Clinic on Gender-based Violence and the Law. As a Staff Attorney at Life Span in Chicago, she launched a legal program to represent survivors of sexual assault and litigated the first appellate court case under Illinois’s sexual assault protective order statute. Professor Lall served as a Clinical Law Fellow at Northeastern University School of Law and Harvard Law School.Professor Lall graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 2002, where she was a member of the University of Michigan Law Review and the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Board.