Professor of Law and Director of Center for Elder Justice and Policy
Professor Dayton is an internationally respected authority on elder law. She co-authored the four-volume treatise Advising the Elderly Client as well as Elder Law: Readings, Cases and Materials (Lexis-Nexis 3d ed. 2007), and founded the National Elder Law Network. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and sits as a distinguished fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law Studies.
Resident Adjunct Professor of Law
As a resident adjunct professor, Diane Dube is director of the William Mitchell Community Development Clinic. She practiced law for 20 years and worked at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services in St. Paul. She is co-coordinator of the legal providers team for Project Homeless Connect events in St. Paul and Minneapolis and is a community faculty member at Metro State University.
Adjunct Professor of Law
Iris C. Freeman, MSW, is Associate Director of the Center for Elder Justice and Policy at the William Mitchell College of Law. An Adjunct Professor, she co-teaches the Elder Justice and Policy Keystone class, supervises students’ policy research, and represents the Center as Coordinator of the Vulnerable Adult Justice Project. Her current and recent research focuses on effective interventions in financial exploitation. She taught Community Practice, Advanced Community Organizing and Advocacy courses at the University of Minnesota Graduate School of Social Work from 2003-2008. In 2002, she was honored by the school as its Alumna of the Year and in 2010 as a Distinguished Alumna of the University’s College of Education and Human Development. In 2011, she was selected by The Consumer Voice (formerly the National Citizen’s Coalition for Nursing Home Reform) to receive the Elma Holder Founder’s Award for leadership in long-term care. Ms. Freeman directed the Advocacy Center for Long-Term Care (now the Tubman ElderCare Rights Center) for over 20 years and was Director of Public Policy at the Alzheimer’s Association, Minnesota-Dakotas Chapter from 2000-2003. She has brought long-term care consumer perspectives to state and local working groups and lawmakers since the 1970’s as staff in these organizations and, later, as a public policy advisor to seniors’ and labor organizations. She publishes widely in professional journals and serves on local and national boards and advisory committees.
Professor of Law
Professor Grose runs the Legal Planning Clinic for Tax-Exempt Organizations and Low Income Clients, which serves non-profit, tax-exempt clients and also provides legal services to individuals seeking other kinds of legal planning assistance, e.g. with trust and estate issues, health care directives, powers of attorney, permanency planning for children or other dependents, etc. She also teaches Estates and Trusts, Evidence, and Advocacy. Professor Grose is well-published in the fields of narrative theory, clinical jurisprudence, and pedagogy. Her publications are available online at http://ssrn.com/author=542221. She comes to William Mitchell from Washington College of Law at American University, where she taught the Women and the Law Clinic, Family Law, and Legal Ethics. Her practice experience is in family law, most recently as a collaborative law attorney representing clients in non-adversarial divorce proceedings.
Phebe S. Haugen
Professor of Law
A faculty member at William Mitchell for 30 years, Professor Haugen has taught Biomedical Ethics for 20 years and currently works with the ethics committees of four Twin Cities health care centers, offering case consultation and policy development. Her expertise lies in clinical bioethics with a focus on end-of-life care, as well as topics including pain management, surrogate decision-making, hospital ethics committees, and the “medical futility” debate.
Affiliated faculty members engage in joint research and scholarly activities with Center faculty and staff, teach classes at William Mitchell using Web-based technology, and facilitate comparative research on a wide range of topics implicating law and aging.
Dr. Israel Doron
Professor of Law
Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
Public Trustee of New South Wales Fellow in Elder Law
University of Western Sydney, Brisbane, Australia
Sue Field is the inaugural N S W Trustee and Guardian Fellow in Elder Law at theUniversityofWestern Sydney. Sue’s work involves consultancies, research, education and training in the emerging speciality of Elder Law. Sue is a former ministerial appointment to the NSW Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing, a member of the Management Committee of The Aged care Rights Service (TARS), an Affiliated Faculty Member at the Centre for Elder Justice and Policy at William Mitchell School of Law and a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. Sue is currently undertaking a PhD examining post mortem litigation and testamentary dispositions.