Administrators and Staff

Dean’s Office

Dean: Michael Hunter Schwartz

Administrative Projects Coordinator: Kelly Rigby

Academic Affairs

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Theresa M. Beiner

Program Coordinator: Vinnie Francis

Student Affairs

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs: Rejena S. Grotjohn

Interim Director of Bar Success Services/ILTL Fellow: Stella J. Phillips

Writing Assistance: Danna J. Young

Program Coordinator: Erin Kiffmeyer

Administrative Services

Budget Director / Non-Academic Services: Robert M. Fleming

Personnel/Purchasing: Tonya R. Bell


Assistant Dean for Admissions, Scholarships, and Enrollment Data: Matthew V. Kerns

Registrar: Lisa A. Layman

Admissions and Records Specialist: Melody R. Weigel

Career Services

Assistant Dean for Career Services: Eric F. Walker

Program Coordinator: Colleen L. Godley

Clinical Programs

Director of Clinical Programs: Kelly Browe Olson

Director of the Litigation Clinic / Supervising Attorney: L. Suzanne Penn

Director of the Public Service Externship Program and Pro Bono Opportunities: Kelly S. Terry

Tax Clinic Director: Alicia D Mitchell

Litigation Instructor: Beth D. Levi

Higher Education Program Coordinator: Cheryl R. Bigelow

Higher Education Program Coordinator: Terry A. Harrison

Mediation Programs Coordinator: Tiffany Tackett Kell


Acting Director of Communications: Tina Medlock

Computing Services

Associate Dean for Information and Technology Services/Law Library Director: Jessie W. Burchfield

Computing Services Manager: Steve Hyatt

Computer Support Specialist: Mike Dodson

Computer Support Specialist: Thomas Redd

External Relations

Assistant Dean for External Relations: Wanda G. Hoover

Alumni and Development Associate: Emily Terry


Faculty Administrative Assistant: Gail D. Harris

Faculty Administrative Assistant: Colleen L. Godley

Faculty Administrative Assistant: Jennifer L. Maxwell

The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

Research Professor and Editor: Nancy Bellhouse May


Associate Dean for Information and Technology Services / Law Library Director: Jessie W. Burchfield

Library Coordinator: Tina Medlock


Acquisitions and Serials Librarian: Jada Aitchison

LAT: Curtis B. Williams

Serials LAT: Gladys L. Alford

Cataloging and Systems

Systems and Metadata Librarian: Sherrie C. Norwood

Technical Services Coordinator: Sherry T. O’Connor


Circulation Coordinator: Kayla Cook

Circulation LAT: Lesley Thomas

Reference Services

Electronic Resources and Reference Librarian: Melissa M. Serfass

Reference and Special Collections Librarian: Kathryn C. Fitzhugh

Research Support and Reference Librarian: Jeff B. Woodmansee

Public Service

Director of the Public Service Externship Program and Pro Bono Opportunities: Kelly S. Terry