Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Photo of Johnson Raba, Claire

Claire Johnson Raba

Assistant Professor of Law

Contact

Building & Room:

C-927

Address:

300 S. State Street

Office Phone:

(312) 386-2805

Email:

craba@uic.edu

About

Claire Johnson Raba joined UIC School of Law as an Assistant Professor of Law in 2022. Prior to joining academia, Professor Johnson Raba was a legal aid civil litigator representing low-income consumers in state, federal, and bankruptcy court. Professor Johnson Raba’s scholarship focuses on access to civil justice and the impact of the civil legal system on low-income borrowers and their communities. At the intersection of big data, emerging legal technologies, consumer protection, and racial and social justice, her research is directed at substantively improving the experiences of self-represented litigants in state court. Professor Johnson Raba previously taught as a Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University of California, Irvine School of Law Consumer Law Clinic and an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She holds a B.A. cum laude in political science from California State University East Bay, a J.D. with a public interest concentration from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and was an Equal Justice Works fellow sponsored by Arnold & Porter LLP. Professor Johnson Raba is an affiliated researcher with the University of California, Irvine School of Law and a co-Principal Investigator with the Debt Collection Lab, a project of Princeton University. She serves on the Legal Services Corporation Civil Court Data Initiative Advisory Working Group and the Equal Justice Works Alumni Advisory Council.

Professor Johnson Raba teaches Civil Procedure, Consumer Law, and courses on using legal technology to solve access to justice problems.