Sandra Kupelian joined the NIU Law faculty in 2016. Before coming to NIU, she most recently taught legal analysis, research and communication at DePaul University College of Law. She has also worked in the legal field at Gloor Law Group, LLC. as of counsel and as an associate, partner and of counsel at Cassiday, Schade & Gloor, LLP. Kupelian clerked for Justice James F. Quetsch and Justice Marvin D. Dunn of the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District from 1990 to 1993. She has been admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Western District of Michigan and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Legal Writing Institute and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity.