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Full-Time Faculty

Deans

  • Malcolm L. Morris

    Malcolm L. Morris

    Dean

    mmorris@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 104


    Education:

    B.S., Cornell University

    J.D., SUNY at Buffalo

    LL.M., Northwestern University


  • Sheryl E. Harrison

    Sheryl E. Harrison

    Associate Dean of Students and Assistant Professor

    sharrison@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 112


    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Contracts; Legal Drafting; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II


    Education:

    B.S., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University,summa cum laude
    M.B.A., Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University
    J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, cum laude, Order of the Coif


  • Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    John E. Ryan Professor of International Business & Workplace Law, and Associate Dean for Scholarship

    jvandetta@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 160


    Courses Taught:

    International Business Transactions & Writing Seminar; International Civil Litigation; Conflict of Laws; Contracts; Jurisprudence & Writing Seminar; Employment Discrimination Law; LL.M. 475 (Investigating and Litigating Employment Law Cases); LL.M. 851 (International Civil Litigation in United States Courts), LL.M. 853 (United States Employment Law and Regulation)


    Education:

    B.A., Union College, summa cum laude
    J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, cum laude


Full-Time Faculty

  • K. Lee Adams

    K. Lee Adams

    Associate Professor

    ladams@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 273


    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law


    Education:

    B.A., Georgia State University, magna cum laude

    J.D. University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Colf


  • Joanna Apolinsky

    Joanna Apolinsky

    Associate Professor

    japolinsky@johnmarshall.edu

    (404) 872-3593 Ext. 156


    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Torts


    Education:

    B.A., University of Texas at Austin, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

    J.D., Georgia State University of Law, cum laude


  • Anthony Baker

    Anthony Baker

    Professor of Law

    abaker@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 253


    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law, American Legal History


    Education:

    A.B., Duke University
    J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law
    LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School


  • M. Scott Boone

    M. Scott Boone

    Associate Professor

    404-872-3593

    Courses Taught:

    Property, Administrative Law, Professional Responsibility, and Appellate Advocacy


    Education:

    B.S., Texas Christian University
    J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center
    LL.M., Temple University School of Law


  • Kathleen Burch

    Kathleen Burch

    Professor

    kburch@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 105


    Courses Taught:

    Civil Liberties Seminar; Constitutional Law; Legal Drafting; Micronesian Externship Program; Trial Advocacy


    Education:

    B.A., Rosary College, cum laude
    J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude


  • Beckett Cantley

    Beckett Cantley

    Associate Professor

    bcantley@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 279


    Courses Taught:

    Real Property; Federal Income Taxation; Estate Planning; Corporate Taxation


    Education:

    B.S., University of California at Berkeley
    J.D., Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California, cum laude
    LL.M., University of Florida College of Law


  • Robert D’Agostino

    Robert D’Agostino

    Professor

    rdagostino@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 101


    Courses Taught:

    Agency; Business Organizations; Finance & Fraud; Payment Systems; Professional Responsibility; Sales & Secured Transactions


    Education:

    B.A., Columbia University
    M.A., Columbia University
    J.D., Emory University


  • Kimberly Williams D’Haene

    Kimberly Williams D’Haene

    Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement

    kdhaene@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 123


    Courses Taught:

    Academic Support Programming; Advanced Bar Studies


    Education:

    B.A., Spelman College, Atlanta GA, cum laude
    J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor MI


  • Kari Mercer Dalton

    Kari Mercer Dalton

    Associate Professor

    kdalton@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 267


    Courses Taught:

    Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II; Pretrial Practice & Procedure; Negotiations


    Education:

    B.A., Boston College
    J.D., Loyola University School of Law, cum laude


  • Helen de Haven

    Helen de Haven

    Associate Professor

    hdehaven@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 161


    Courses Taught:

    Arbitration; Evidence; Labor Law; Public International Law; Public Sector Labor Law; Real Property; Remedies; Trial Advocacy


    Education:

    B.A., New College

    J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, Order of the Coif


  • Andrea Doneff

    Andrea Doneff

    Associate Professor

    adoneff@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 254


    Courses Taught:

    ADR & Writing, Mediation, Civil Procedure, Legal Writing, Research, and Advocacy


    Education:

    B.A., Emory University, high honors
    M.A., Emory University
    J.D., Emory University School of Law, with distinction, Order of the Coif


  • Patrice Fulcher

    Patrice Fulcher

    Associate Professor

    pfulcher@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 128


    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I, II & III; Pretrial Practice & Procedure; Trial Advocacy; Criminal Procedure


    Education:

    B.A., Howard University
    J.D., Emory University School of Law


  • Jace C. Gatewood

    Jace C. Gatewood

    Associate Professor

    jgatewood@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 268


    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Real Property


    Education:

    A.B., Georgetown University
    J.D., Georgetown University Law Center


  • James Alec Gelin

    James Alec Gelin

    Associate Professor

    jgelin@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 288


    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Pretrial Practice; Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I and II; Trial Advocacy & Writing


    Education:

    B.A., Amherst College, magna cum laude
    J.D., Duke University School of Law, With Honors


  • Sheryl E. Harrison

    Sheryl E. Harrison

    Associate Dean of Students and Assistant Professor

    sharrison@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 112


    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Contracts; Legal Drafting; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II


    Education:

    B.S., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University,summa cum laude
    M.B.A., Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University
    J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, cum laude, Order of the Coif


  • Elizabeth M. Jaffe

    Elizabeth M. Jaffe

    Associate Professor

    ejaffe@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 266


    Courses Taught:

    Client Interviewing & Counseling; Depositions; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II; Pretrial Practice & Procedure


    Education:

    B.A., Emory University, magna cum laude
    J.D., Washington University School of Law


  • Neva Browning Jeffries

    Neva Browning Jeffries

    Associate Professor

    bjeffries@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 155


    Courses Taught:

    Transactional Drafting; Advanced Transactional Drafting; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II; Pretrial Practice & Procedure; Business Organizations


    Education:

    A.B., Duke University, cum laude
    J.D., University of Virginia School of Law


  • Liza Karsai

    Liza Karsai

    Associate Professor

    lkarsai@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 256


    Courses Taught:

    Advanced Evidence; Evidence; Torts


    Education:

    B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
    J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, summa cum laude


  • Bruce Luna

    Bruce Luna

    Assistant Professor

    404-872-3593

    Courses Taught:

    Legal Writing, Research & Advocacy I and II, Transactional Drafting, Professional Responsibility and Sales and Secured Transactions


  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch

    Director of Law Library and Professor

    mlynch@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 108


    Courses Taught:

    Contracts


    Education:

    Ph.B., University of Detroit
    M.Libr., Emory University
    J.D., University of Michigan


  • Suparna Malempati

    Suparna Malempati

    Associate Professor

    smalempati@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 134


    Courses Taught:

    Legal Writing, Research & Analysis I & II, Trial Advocacy


    Education:

    A.B., Dartmouth College
    J.D., George Washington University


  • Lance McMillian

    Lance McMillian

    Associate Professor

    lmcmillian@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 124


    Courses Taught:

    Constitutional Law; Law Office Management; Torts; Depositions


    Education:

    B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Phi Beta Kappa

    J.D., University of Georgia, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif


  • Michael Mears

    Michael Mears

    Associate Professor

    mmears@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 272


    Courses Taught:

    Advanced Criminal Procedure; Advanced Evidence; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Evidence


    Education:

    B.S., Mississippi State University
    M.A.T., Mississippi State University
    J.D., University of Georgia School of Law


  • Jonathan Rapping

    Jonathan Rapping

    Associate Professor

    jrapping@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 159


    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Advanced Criminal Procedure; and Introduction to Criminal Justice I & II


    Education:

    B.A., University of Chicago, cum laude
    M.P.A., Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
    J.D., George Washington University National Law Center


  • Lisa Durham Taylor

    Lisa Durham Taylor

    Professor

    ltaylor@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 142


    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure; Employment Law; Contracts; Remedies; Cutting Edge Issues in Employment Law


    Education:

    B.A., Cornell University
    J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude


  • Lisa Tripp

    Lisa Tripp

    Associate Professor

    ltripp@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 275


    Courses Taught:

    Health Care Law; Remedies; Torts


    Education:

    B.S., East Carolina University, magna cum laude
    J.D., George Washington University Law School, cum laude


  • Renata Turner

    Renata Turner

    Assistant Dean for Pro Bono and Experiential Learning

    rturner@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 251


    Courses Taught:

    Domestic Violence; Externships


    Education:

    B.A., University of Georgia
    J.D., University of Southern California Law Center


  • Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    John E. Ryan Professor of International Business & Workplace Law, and Associate Dean for Scholarship

    jvandetta@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 160


    Courses Taught:

    International Business Transactions & Writing Seminar; International Civil Litigation; Conflict of Laws; Contracts; Jurisprudence & Writing Seminar; Employment Discrimination Law; LL.M. 475 (Investigating and Litigating Employment Law Cases); LL.M. 851 (International Civil Litigation in United States Courts), LL.M. 853 (United States Employment Law and Regulation)


    Education:

    B.A., Union College, summa cum laude
    J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, cum laude