Assistant Professor Corinne Seither Morrissey has served as director of the Academic
Achievement Program at The John Marshall Law School since 1990. She also serves as a pro
bono practitioner with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. 

She holds a BA from Swarthmore College and a JD from Loyola University of Chicago School
of Law. She also completed the course work for a MA in U.S. history at the University of

In 1969, Morrissey joined Baker & McKenzie as the non-lawyer administrator of the
litigation department and continued in that position while attending Loyola University
School of Law. Upon receiving her JD she became an associate in the Litigation Department
of the Chicago office of Baker & McKenzie. She left the firm when she married now
deceased Visiting Professor Francis D. Morrissey who chaired the Litigation Department at
that time. She joined the John Marshall staff in January 1990 in the newly created
position of director of Academic Achievement. 

Morrissey has been an active member of the Union League Club of Chicago since 1993. She
is a past president of the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation and an active
supporter of the club's Boys & Girls Club and Chicago Engineers Foundation. She
serves on the board of the Chicago 502, a Union League Club civilian support group for
those serving in the armed forces. Morrissey also serves on the board of the American
Opera Society. She is a past president of the Friends of American Writers. She also
serves on the Board of the Chicago Literary Club and the Jackson Shores Cooperative