Michael DeBoer

Prof. Michael DeBoer

Associate Professor

Prof. DeBoer joined Faulkner Law School in 2011 as an associate professor of law. He has served as a law clerk to the Honorable Brent E. Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court and the Honorable Theresa L. Springmann of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. He practiced at Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP (CO) in the health law, labor and employment, litigation, and religious institutions practice groups, and he taught at the law schools at Liberty University (VA) and Valparaiso University (IN). He is admitted to the practice of law in Indiana and Colorado and in various federal district and appellate courts.

Professor DeBoer graduated with a B.A. summa cum laude from Liberty University and with a M.A.R. summa cum laude from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. After earning an M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (NC), he attended Valparaiso University School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Valparaiso University Law Review and graduated with a J.D. magna cum laude. Later he graduated from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis with an LL.M. summa cum laude in health law, policy, and bioethics.

Professor DeBoer’s teaching and research interests include administrative law, contracts, criminal law/procedure, employment law, federal courts, health care law, jurisprudence, law and religion, state constitutional law, and torts. He and his wife, Jennifer, have four children.

  • B.A., Liberty University 
  • M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law
  • LL.M., Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis


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