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Faculty and Staff


The faculty and staff at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is what makes our school stand out. At AJMLS, our professors practice what they teach and our staff bring to the school years of expertise in their various fields. Dedicated to helping students thrive in law school, our faculty and staff balance high expectations with genuine care and compassion. While law school won’t be easy, with our knowledgeable faculty and staff at AJMLS guiding the way, students will be fully prepared to succeed.

Faculty & Staff News

Professor Fulcher Gives Expert Opinion to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

April 15, 2014

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School professor Patrice Fulcher was asked by Representative Elijah E. Cummings’ office, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to comment on the contempt proceedings against Lois Lerner. Cummings released opinions from … Continue reading

Jonathan Rapping Earns National Recognition with Inaugural Purpose Economy 100 Award

April 8, 2014

Nearly 80 percent of the 12 million people who move annually through America’s criminal justice system cannot afford a lawyer. As a result, many innocent defendants plead guilty simply because they cannot afford to take their case to trial, and … Continue reading

Professor Rapping Appointed to the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Program

February 9, 2012

AJMLS’s own Professor Jonathan Rapping was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Program, Incorporated (FDP) by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The FDP provides representation for all the indigent … Continue reading

AJMLS Staff Member Elected as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the NJDC

January 6, 2012

AJMLS’ Assistant Director of Pro Bono Outreach and Externships, Bridgett Ortega, was recently elected as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) in Washington D.C. The mission of the NJDC is to ensure excellence … Continue reading

AJMLS Professor Appointed to the Joint Commission’s PTAC

December 7, 2011

Noted AJMLS faculty member, Lisa Tripp was recently appointed as a representative for the Joint Commission’s Professional & Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). The PTACs are an integral part of the Joint Commission’s advisory structure. By representing the views of a … Continue reading