Catherine Gage O'Grady
Catherine O'Grady's research focuses on behavioral legal ethics, an area of study that draws on empirical research in cognitive and social psychology to explore the many subtle and often unconscious influences on ethical decision making. Her work usually includes a specific focus on the new attorney's unique professional perspective in making ethical decisions. In addition, she teaches Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, and a seminar on the United States Supreme Court.
- A Behavioral Approach to Lawyer Mistake and Apology, 51 New Eng. L. Rev. 7 (2017).
- Behavioral Legal Ethics, Decision Making, and the New Attorney's Unique Perspective, 15 Nev. L.J. 671 (2015).
- Wrongful Obedience and the Professional Practice of Law, 19 J. Law, Bus. & Ethics 9 (2013).
- The Role of Speculation in Facial Challenges, 53 Ariz. L. Rev. 867 (2011).
- Complete List of Publications
J.D. Arizona State University College of Law1987Executive editor, Arizona State Law Journal; Member, Order of the Coif; Valedictorian
B.B.A. University of Michigan1981
Admitted to Practice
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of LawJames E. Rogers College of Law2015
Professor of LawSandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona1998 - 2015
Associate Dean of Clinical Afairs and the ProfessionSandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona2008 - 2011
Special Assistant Attorney GeneralArizona Solicitor General's Office, Phoenix, Arizona (academic sabbatical)2007 - 2008
Associate Professor of LawSandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona1994 - 1998
Visiting Professor of LawSandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona1991 - 1994
AttorneyMeyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn & Maledon, Phoenix, Arizona1988 - 1991
Law ClerkHonorable William C. Canby, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Phoenix, Arizona1987 - 1988
American Law Institute (Elected)