Office of the Dean

  • Jace C. Gatewood

    Dean and CEO

    (678) 916-2601

    Courses Taught:

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


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

  • Judith Barger

    Associate Dean for Academic Administration

    (678) 916-2653

    Courses Taught:

    Criminal Law, Seminar: Death Penalty and Writing


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

    J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

  • M. Scott Boone

    Associate Dean for Academic Programs

    (678) 916-2638

    Courses Taught:

    Property, Professional Responsibility, Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, and Internet Law


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

  • Sheryl Harrison-Mercer

    Associate Dean of Student Affairs

    (678) 916-2681

    Courses Taught:

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


    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

  • Dr. Bridgett Ortega

    Associate Dean of Career Services and Professional Development

    (678) 916-2678


    B.A., San Jose State University

    M.A., University of Phoenix

    J.D., Lincoln University Law School

    D.M., University of Phoenix

  • Erika Murray

    Executive Assistant to the Dean

    (678) 916-2603


    B.B.A, University of West Georgia

    M.B.A., University of Florida

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