Emeritus Professor of Law
A.B., Indiana University
J.D., Indiana University School of Law
Areas of expertise: Civil procedure, conflict of law, and mass media law
Prior to joining the Hamline Law faculty, Professor Jim Pielemeier was in private practice with Dorsey & Whitney, specializing in civil litigation. He has worked with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and was a visiting professor at Indiana University School of Law and lectured in Japan.
Pielemeier retired from teaching at Hamline Law during the 2012-13 academic year and was named emeritus professor in May 2013. His teaching included courses in civil procedure, conflict of laws, and mass media law.
Pielemeier has published extensively in the areas of civil procedure and conflict of laws. While in law school, he was elected to the academic honor society Order of the Coif and served as associate editor of the Indiana Law Journal. He has served on a variety of committees that are addressing the issues of technology, teaching, and the law.