About Jennifer

I began my journey in the San Francisco Bay area. As student at The College Preparatory School (CPS) in Oakland, I took classes at UC Berkeley and then attended Stanford University. After earning my B.A., I worked for a couple of years at Castilleja School in the History and Math departments before attending law school, again at Stanford. A trip around the world after taking the California Bar introduced me to more distant lands than I had seen during school days.

I returned to the U.S. to clerk for Judge Barefoot Sanders in Dallas, Texas where I gave birth to Michal McDowell– the best first born daughter one can imagine. When she was two, we moved to Santa Cruz, California where I opened my own law practice. After I earned my doctoral degree (in law) at Stanford, I hit the road again and settled here in Indiana where I still teach at the IU McKinney School of Law. Michal left my direct care to attend Stanford and later Harvard Medical School. Just as Michal was leaving, I inherited Maggie Dooley, my bonus daughter, when Maggie was fifteen. Maggie soon launched herself into the world after graduating from Earlham College.

Relatively footloose and free, I explore the world again literally and figuratively as a Fulbright Specialist (starting in India) and tenured professor. As part of this continuing adventure I started the Musings on this site, a travel log of adventures in midlife! The rest is yet to be written…..

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