University of Iowa School of Law
Len Sandler is a clinical professor of Law who joined of the University of Iowa School of Law faculty in 1990. Dr. Sandler advocates for and represents individuals and organizations, and advises lawmakers, local governments, companies and community organizations. The award-winning Law and Policy in Action community-based projects he designs and supervises focus on disability, civil rights, healthcare, housing, transportation, and other matters. Sandler and clinic students also represent and provide transactional services for individuals on estate planning, guardianship, disability, and other legal issues. His Law and Policy in Action clinic has developed award-winning community-based systems and reform and legislative initiatives. He is a member of the US Civil Rights Commission’s Iowa Advisory Committee and Global Universal Design Committee’s Commercial Building Consensus Committee. He also has advised and served on the Rebuild Iowa Commission, the Governor’s Task Force on Dependent Adults with Mental Retardation, the Iowa Housing Policy Roundtable and many other state and local bodies. Len Sandler has received many awards for his work on civil rights; he lectures extensively and has written or co-authored articles, legislation, codes and ordinances, a US Supreme Court brief, best practice materials, and policies.