Associate Professor of Law
University of Georgia School of Law, J. D.
University of Georgia, A.B.
Office phone: (207) 780-4409
Professor Schindler teaches property, land use, local government law, real estate transactions, and animal law.
Prior to joining the Maine law faculty in 2009, Professor Schindler clerked for Judge Will Garwood of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas and practiced in the area of land use and environmental law at Morrison and Foerster in San Francisco. She was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, and taught as a guest lecturer both at U.C. Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) and at U.C. Hastings College of Law. She also previously worked as a White House Intern. Professor Schindler graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law.
Professor Schindler researches emerging trends in municipal land use law, particularly those related to sustainable development. Her articles have been published in the George Washington Law Review (forthcoming), the Florida Law Review, the Colorado Law Review, and the Tulane Law Review. She contributed to Animal Law: Cases and Materials published by the Carolina Academic Press.
Professor Schindler is a musician skilled at playing multiple instruments, a vegan, and an avid urban cyclist.
Of Backyard Chickens and Front Yard Gardens: The Conflict Between Local Governments and Locavores, 87 Tulane L. Rev. 2 (2012). [SSRN]
The Future of Abandoned Big Box Stores: Legal Solutions to the Legacies of Poor Planning Decisions, 83 Colorado L. Rev. (2012). [SSRN]
Encouraging Private Investment in Energy Efficiency, Univ. of Conn. Sch. of L. Center for Energy & Envtl. L. Pol'y Paper 1 (2011). [SSRN]