Lea Krivinskas Shepard

Visiting Professor of Law


Professor Lea Krivinskas Shepard is a faculty member of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  Her research and teaching interests include bankruptcy, consumer law and credit, commercial law, and law and psychology.  Her scholarship has appeared in the Boston College Law Review, North Carolina Law Review, Brigham Young University Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, and American Bankruptcy Law Journal.  Before joining Loyola, Professor Shepard worked as an associate at Jones Day.  She subsequently clerked for the Honorable James G. Carr, then-Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the late Honorable Terence T. Evans of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  She is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law and Credit



  • JD, Harvard Law School
  • AB, Duke University

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