Monique Lampke

Lecturer of Law and Externship Supervisor
Full-Time Faculty
School of Law

  • Location: 425 Keller Hall
  • Phone: 937-229-4660
  • Email: Contact


Monique Lampke joined Dayton Law in the position of lecturer of law and externship faculty after nine years as a litigator in both the public and private sector in central Ohio. Professor Lampke was employed at the law firm of Porter, Wright, Morris, and Arthur as a litigation attorney for more than five years in its Columbus, Ohio, office, where she litigated cases in the state and federal courts in the areas of business and commercial disputes, employment, personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice. She also served on the firm's recruiting and pro bono committees. Prior to joining Porter Wright, Professor Lampke served as an assistant attorney general for the Ohio Attorney General's Office in the Court of Claims Defense section, where she successfully tried approximately 15 bench trials and eight appeals. During her tenure as a litigator, Professor Lampke has represented a wide-ranging variety of clients, including corporations, hospitals, law firms, universities, bar associations and many state agencies and entities. 

Professor Lampke graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in psychology and political science. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1997 where she was a member of The Ohio State University Law Journal, served as an Appellate Advocacy coordinator, clerked for the Tenth District Court of Appeals and successfully prosecuted a jury trial as part of a prosecution clinic.

Professor Lampke was also the president of the Ohio Women's Bar Association from 2005-2006. She has also been active in the community, serving as a board member of the mid-Ohio chapter for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Days of Creation - Arts for Kids, and the Friends of the Bexley Public Library. She has also served as a steering committee member of the Interfaith Legal Clinic sponsored by the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, a member of the Columbus Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services committee, a member of the United Way Young Leadership Group, and volunteered with the Bexley Education Foundation. She currently serves on the board of the Bexley Women's Club. 

Professor Lampke lives in Bexley, Ohio, near Columbus, with her two children.

Courses Taught

LAW 6020 Skills Intrasessions
LAW 6310 Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation
LAW 6518 Discovery Techniques (Spring Intrasession)
LAW 6900 Externships 


J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law
B.A., Stanford University

Selected Presentations

Co-Presenter, "Global Law Field, Placement: Preparing Lawyers for Modern Practice," Externships 6 Conference, Boston (March 2012)

Presenter, "Scholarly Presentations on Issues Relating to Intellectual Property Law," Dayton Intellectual Property Law Association, Dayton, (January 2011) 

Presenter, “Using Experiential Learning Courses to Prepare Students for Lawyering and Life: Identifying, Developing and Assessing Critical Competencies,” 2010 International Clinical Legal Education Conference, Northumbria University, England (July 2010)

Co-Presenter, “Grades Revisited: Clinical Grading in the World of Outcomes,” 2010 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Baltimore (May 2010)

Co-Presenter, “How Mandatory Experiential Learning Courses Satisfy the Best Practices for Legal Education and the Practical Implications of Providing Each Student an Experiential Learning Opportunity,” Externships 5 Conference, Miami (March 2010)

Co-Presenter, “How Mandatory Experiential Learning Courses Are Transforming Legal Education and Shaping Effective Problem-Solvers,” 2009 AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education, Cleveland (May 2009)

Selected Publications

Why the Fair Use Defense of Free Speech or Parody Under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act Needs Judicial Review by the United States Supreme Court, 11 Minn. J.L. Sci. & Tech. 267 (Winter 2010)

Media Expertise