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Faculty

  • 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


  • Kevin Cieply

    Kevin Cieply

    Associate Dean of Academics and Associate Professor

    kcieply@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 264


    Courses Taught:

    International Criminal Law; Criminal Law; Contract Drafting; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I & II; Negotiations; Art of Advocacy; Trial Advocacy


    Education:

    B.S., Northern Kentucky University, magna cum laude
    J.D., University of Notre Dame
    LL.M., The Judge Advocate General’s School, United States Army, Honor Graduate
    Fellowship, Senior Military College Fellow, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy


  • 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


  • 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


  • Richardson Lynn

    Richardson Lynn

    Dean and Professor of Law

    rlynn@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 102


    Courses Taught:

    Appellate Advocacy; Civil Procedure; Intellectual Property


    Education:

    B.A., Abilene Christian University
    J.D., Vanderbilt University


  • 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


  • 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