Kaleb W. Brooks

Kaleb W. Brooks

Associate

Santa Fe, NM

505-986-2513

Overview:

Kaleb Brooks joined the firm as an associate in the Santa Fe office in 2017. Kaleb graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he attained admission to the Order of the Coif and Foster Inn chapter of Phi Delta Phi. During law school, his course of study and scholarship specialized in labor and employment law, and he served on the board of editors for the Indiana Law Journal. Prior to law school, Kaleb coached debate, taught communication courses, and researched rhetoric and argumentation at the University of Denver. He completed his undergraduate education at Regis University. 

 

Background:

Education:

Indiana University: Maurer School of Law
Juris Doctorsumma cum laude, May 2017
Order of the Coif

University of Denver: School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Master of Arts, Perfect Marks, June 2014
Graduate Teaching Instructor and Debate Coach

Regis University: Regis College
Bachelor of Arts and Sciencessumma cum laude, May 2012
Degree Programs: Politics and Economics

 

 

Honors:

Scholarships:

“Mickey” and Janie Maurer Scholarship
Robert and Darlene Duvin Scholarship
Ogletree Deakins Labor and Employment Law Scholarship 

 

Awards:

Order of the Coif
Best Brief Award: Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition
Maurer School of Law Dean’s Honors
6 CALI Excellence for the Future Awards
Stoler-Medina Outstanding Forensics Student Award
Joseph A. Ryan, S.J. Award for Excellence in Economics ​

 

Selected Publications:

Kaleb W. Brooks, Note, Too Heavy a Burden: Testing Complicity-Based Claims Under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, 92 Ind. L.J. 40 (2016).

Hanan, Joshua S., Indradeep Ghosh, & Kaleb W. Brooks, Banking on the Present: The Ontological Rhetoric of Neo-Classical Economics and Its Relation to the 2008 Financial Crisis, 100 Q.J. of Speech, no. 2, 2014, at 1.

Kaleb W. Brooks, Debtor’s Empowerment: Muhammad Yunus and the Rhetoric of Microfinance (Jan. 1. 2014) (M.A. thesis, University of Denver) (available at http://digitalcommons.du.edu/etd/90/).