Nathaline Frener

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor
  • Office: Knight Law Center
  • Departments: Law, Law-CRES

Academic Interests

Restorative Justice, Incarceration, Family Mediation


Restorative Justice (Inside-Out Prison Exchange Course), Conflicts of Incarceration, Family Mediation


Nathaline teaches law, graduate, and undergraduate courses in both the UO Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program and School of Law.  Her 2016-17 CRES courses are listed above.  Nathaline’s Restorative Justice course is taught using the Inside-Out Prison Exchange model that takes UO students to the Oregon State Penitentiary to learn alongside students who are incarcerated.  Nathaline has also taught Introduction to Conflict, co-taught the law school’s Small Claims Clinic, served as a field instructor with the law school’s Probate Clinic, and was an instructor with the UO Women’s and Gender Studies Department.

In addition to her work at the University, Nathaline is the full-time Division Manager at Lane County Juvenile Justice Division: Lane County Youth Services.

Nathaline currently serves on the Oregon State Bar’s (OSB) State Professional Responsibility Board, OSB House of Delegates, Lane County Public Safety Coordinating Committee (PSCC), and the Lane County PSCC Juvenile sub-committee. She is also a member of the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association.  Nathaline holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Conflict and Dispute Resolution, both from UO.