Judith Fox

Judith Fox

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Clinical Professor of Law

Office: 1111 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574-631-7795
Email: Judith.L.Fox.30@nd.edu

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Areas of Expertise

Consumer law, cross-cultural counseling, fair debt collection, foreclosure, negotiation, predatory lending

Fox teaches and practices consumer law. Since joining the Notre Dame faculty 1997, she has taught courses in consumer law, alternative dispute resolution, ethics and domestic violence. Prior to joining the law school faculty, Fox was the deputy director of Berrien County Legal Services in St. Joseph, Michigan. She graduated from Notre Dame Law School, magna cum laude in 1993. She was the articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Fox was a loan officer at banks in both Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Fox runs the Economic Justice Clinic. Her advocacy and research focus on issues of predatory lending, primarily in the housing market. She is on the Advisory Board of the Indiana Foreclosure Legal Assistance Program, the predatory lending committee of the Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative and the National Association of Consumer Lawyers.


Judith Fox appointed to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board
Judith L. Fox receives 2013 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Community-Based Research Award


Indianapolis Star — Report: Few Hoosiers using foreclosure prevention program
The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette — Mortgage settlements in jeopardy
Indianapolis Star — Bill could strip struggling Hoosiers of rights to save homes
Boston Globe — Homeowners billed for houses lost in foreclosure
Marketplace — What makes medical debt detrimental
Deseret News — This change may be giving your credit score a lift
Bloomberg — Why Credit Scores May Be About to Go Up: It’s the New You
NPR — Shazam! Now You Look Like A Better Borrower
Bloomberg Businessweek — Firm Suing 270 Debtors Daily Accused of High-Speed Errors
Reuters — U.S. mortgage collectors gag homeowners in loan deals
The New York Times — When Living in Limbo Avoids Living on the Street
MSN — Facing foreclosure? Don’t pack just yet