Associate Dean for ABA Accreditation & Bar Preparation and Associate Professor of Law
Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3445
Professor Nussbaumer is the new Associate Dean for ABA Accreditation and Bar Preparation at Indiana Tech Law School. Before joining Indiana Tech, he had 31 years of full-time faculty experience at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, including 18 years in senior academic leadership positions.
He has appeared more than a dozen times before the ABA Accreditation Committee and Council of Legal Education, helping lead successful efforts to secure provisional and full approval for three different law school branch campuses. He has served as a member of the ABA Section of Legal Education Diversity Committee, and he is currently a fact-finder and site inspection team member for the ABA Accreditation Committee. He has worked collaboratively on accreditation issues with the staff of the ABA Managing Director’s Office, including Managing Director Barry Currier, and has also worked on accreditation issues with the ABA House of Delegates, the ABA Standards Review Committee, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Congressional Black, Hispanic, Asian Pacific, and Progressive Caucuses.
He has taught for BARBRI bar review and has worked on law school bar preparation programs for more than 30 years.