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Andrew R. Klein receives presidential citation at Indiana State Bar Association annual meeting

Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments)
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October 26, 2015


INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 26, 2015) – Andrew R. Klein’s exceptional contributions to the profession of law and the citizens of Indiana were recognized at the Indiana State Bar Association’s annual meeting in French Lick earlier this month, where he received a presidential citation from Jeff R. Hawkins, outgoing president of the ISBA.


Dean Klein joined the faculty at the I.U. Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2000 and became dean in 2013. He is also the Paul E. Beam Professor of Law. From 2010-13, Dean Klein served as chief of staff to the Office of the Chancellor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at IUPUI.


Before joining I.U., he taught at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law and practiced with the Chicago firm of Sidley & Austin. Dean Klein earned his B.A., with distinction, in journalism and economics from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D., with distinction, from the Emory University School of Law, where he studied as a Robert W. Woodruff Fellow in Law and was editor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal.


Dean Klein’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of tort and environmental law. He is co-author of two casebooks, Toxic and Environmental Torts: Cases and Materials (Thomson/West 2011) and Torts: Cases, Problems and Exercises (Lexis/Nexis 4th ed. 2013), as well as a student-oriented textbook, Mastering Tort Law (Carolina Academic Press 2009).


Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With nearly 12,000 members, the ISBA serves and advocates on behalf of its members, their clients and the public interest as the independent voice of the legal profession. The ISBA’s office is located in downtown Indianapolis. For more information about the State Bar, visit

Media Contact: Carissa Long, ISBA Director of Public Relations & Social Media, 800.266.2581,