Full-Time Faculty

Deans

  • Malcolm L. Morris

    Malcolm L. Morris

    Dean

    678-916-2603

    Education:

    B.S., Cornell University

    J.D., SUNY at Buffalo

    LL.M., Northwestern University


  • M. Scott Boone

    M. Scott Boone

    Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Associate Professor

    678-916-2638

    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


  • Browning Jeffries

    Browning Jeffries

    Associate Dean for Academic Administration, Associate Professor

    678-916-2636

    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


  • Kimberly Williams D’Haene

    Kimberly Williams D’Haene

    Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement

    678-916-2658

    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


  • Sheryl Harrison-Mercer

    Sheryl Harrison-Mercer

    Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Pro Bono Programs

    678-916-2681

    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


Full-Time Faculty

  • K. Lee Adams

    K. Lee Adams

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2647

    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 B. Apolinsky

    Joanna B. Apolinsky

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2641

    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

    678-916-2645

    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


  • Judith Barger

    Judith Barger

    678-916-2653

    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law, Seminar: Death Penalty and Writing


    Education:

    B.S., Wright State University, magna cum laude

    J.D., Georgetown University Law Center


  • Kathleen M. Burch

    Kathleen M. Burch

    Professor

    678-916-2631

    Courses Taught:

    Civil Liberties Seminar; Civil Procedure I and II; Constitutional Law I and II; Education Law; Legal Drafting; Legislation; Micronesian Externship Program; Trial Advocacy; Art of Advocacy; The Making of the Constitution


    Education:

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


  • Robert D’Agostino

    Robert D’Agostino

    Professor

    678-916-2630

    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


  • Kari Mercer Dalton

    Kari Mercer Dalton

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2644

    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

    678-916-2635

    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


  • Jace C. Gatewood

    Jace C. Gatewood

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2639

    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Real Property; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Sales and Secured Transactions; Negotiations


    Education:

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


  • James Alec Gelin

    James Alec Gelin

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2648

    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


  • Elizabeth M. Jaffe

    Elizabeth M. Jaffe

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2637

    Courses Taught:

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


    Education:

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


  • Michael Loudenslager

    Michael Loudenslager

    678-916-2649

    Courses Taught:

    Legal Writing, Research & Analysis; Professional Responsibility


    Education:

    B.A., Miami University

    J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, cum laude


  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch

    Director of Law Library and Professor

    678-916-2661

    Courses Taught:

    Contracts


    Education:

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


  • Suparna Malempati

    Suparna Malempati

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2646

    Courses Taught:

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


    Education:

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


  • Keith McCrickard

    Keith McCrickard

    678-916-2650

    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure and Legal Writing, Research & Analysis


    Education:

    B.A., University of North Carolina

    J.D., University of Virginia School of Law


  • Lance McMillian

    Lance McMillian

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2634

    Courses Taught:

    Torts, Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, White Collar Crime, Depositions, Law Office Management


    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


  • B. Michael Mears

    B. Michael Mears

    Associate Professor

    678-916-2632

    Courses Taught:

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


    Education:

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


  • Loren Pratt

    Loren Pratt

    678-916-2651

    Courses Taught:

    Legal Writing, Research & Analysis


    Education:

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

    J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, magna cum laude


  • Jonathan Rapping

    Jonathan Rapping

    Professor of Law

    678-916-2642

    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Advanced Criminal Procedure; and Criminal Justice Lawyering


    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


  • Jennifer Spreng

    Jennifer Spreng

    678-916-2652

    Courses Taught:

    Legal Writing, Research & Analysis


    Education:

    B.A., Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude

    J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, magna cum laude

    LL.M., Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law


  • Lisa Durham Taylor

    Lisa Durham Taylor

    Professor

    678-916-2640

    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

    678-916-2643

    Courses Taught:

    Health Care Law; Remedies; Torts; Criminal Law


    Education:

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


  • Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    John E. Ryan Professor of International Business and Workplace Law

    678-916-2633

    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