LL.M. Faculty & Staff

The experienced faculty at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School brings a wealth of practical knowledge, scholarship and professionalism to our LL.M. Programs. We also call upon attorneys with decades of employment law practice experience to give our students additional prospective.



  • K. Lee Adams

    K. Lee Adams

    Associate Professor


    (678) 916-2647

    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law


    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


    (678) 916-2641

    Courses Taught:

    Business Organizations; Torts


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

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

  • Erin Corken

    Erin Corken

    Adjunct Professor, Ricoh Legal


    Courses Taught:

    Electronic Discovery


    B.F.A., University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music

    J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law

  • Vinay Harpalani

    Vinay Harpalani

    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure I & II, Constitutional Law I & II, Employment Discrimination


    B.A., University of Delaware
    Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
    J.D., New York University

  • Susan Jackson

    Susan Jackson

    Adjunct Professor, Novelis Corporation


    Courses Taught:

    Electronic Discovery


    B.S., Ohio University

    J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University

  • Christopher Ogolla

    Christopher Ogolla

    Associate Professor


    (916) 525-3920


    B.A., University of Nairobi
    M.A., University of Massachusetts
    M.P.H., University of Massachusetts
    J.D., Thurgood Marshall School of Law
    L.L.M., University of Houston

  • Mark C. Travis


    B.S., University of Tennessee
    J.D., Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
    LL.M., Pepperdine University School of Law

  • Lisa Tripp

    Lisa Tripp

    Associate Professor


    (678) 916-2643

    Courses Taught:

    Health Care Law; Remedies; Torts; Criminal Law


    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, Professor of 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)


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