Adjunct Professor and Coordinator, Criminal Appeals Clinic
Laura A. Weiler is the Director of Training for the Office of the State Appellate Defender, where she previously served as an Assistant Appellate Defender for 11 years. Ms. Weiler obtained both her bachelorís degree and her law degree from the University of Notre Dame, where she graduated with honors. She has appeared before the Illinois Supreme Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Illinois Appellate Court, and the Circuit Court of Cook County. In 2012, Ms. Weiler received the State Appellate Defenderís James B. Haddad Award, in recognition of her consistent high quality work and advocacy and her significant contributions to the improvement of the justice system.