Honorable Lynn M. Alexander

Instructor in Administrative Law

She is a graduate of NSL and was admitted to the bar in 1988. She served as an Administrative Law Judge for the Tennessee Department of State for 13 years. She currently serves as Smyrna Town Judge with General Sessions Jurisdiction. Judge Alexander has been with school since 2008.

L. Mabel Arroyo

Instructor in Immigration Law

She is a graduate of the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1991. Ms. Arroyo has been with the school since 2005.

Honorable Don R. Ash

Instructor in Civil Procedure

He is a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis and was admitted to the bar in 1981. He is currently a Sixteenth Judicial District Judge for Rutherford and Cannon county. Judge Ash has been with the school since 2009.

Dan P. Berexa

Instructor in Third Year Moot Court

He is a graduate of University of Tennessee School of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1992. Mr. Berexa has been with school since 2011.

Honorable David M. Bragg

Instructor in Secured Transactions

He is graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1994. Judge Bragg has been with school since 2014.

Larry Bridgesmith

Instructor in Theory and Practice of Negotiation.

He is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School. Mr. Bridgesmith was admitted to the bar in 1981. He has been with the school since 2015.

Honorable Joe B. Brown

Instructor in Federal Crimes

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1965. He is currently a United States Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee. Judge Brown has been with the school since 1999.

Honorable Todd J. Campbell

Instructor in Federal Court System

He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee and was admitted to the bar in 1982. Judge Campbell has been with the school since 2007.

Thomas I. Carlton, Jr.

Instructor in Third Year Moot Court

He is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1965. Mr. Carlton has been with the school since 1978.

Laura L. Chastain

Instructor in Ethics and Professionalism

She is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1986. She is presently Deputy Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Ms. Chastain has been with the school since 2003.

Nancy Krider Corley

Instructor in Workers’ Compensation

She is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1970. Ms. Corley has been with the school since 1985.

Jim G. Creecy

Instructor in State and Local Taxation and Accounting for Lawyers

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1974. He is presently the Associate Chief Deputy Attorney General of the State of Tennessee. Mr. Creecy has been with the school since 1976.

R. Eddie Davidson

Instructor in Civil Litigation Skills and Values, Fourth Year Moot Court and Technology and the Law

He is a graduate of this school and admitted to the bar in 1989. He has been with the school since 2008.

Honorable Marshall L. Davidson, III

Instructor in Torts, Advanced Torts

He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1989.  Mr. Davidson has been with the school since 1992.

Honorable R.E. Lee Davies

Instructor in Domestic Relations

He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1982. He is a former Circuit Court Judge for the Twenty-First Judicial District. Judge Davies has been with the school since 2005.

George A. Dean

Instructor in Land Use Planning

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1979. Mr. Dean has been with the school since 1987.

Ramona P. DeSalvo

Instructor in Intellectual Property Law

She is a graduate of  University of Cincinnati College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1997. Ms. DeSalvo has been with the school since 2011.

K. Harlan Dodson, III

Instructor in Estate Planning and Administration of Decedents’ Estates

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1969. Mr. Dodson has been with the school since 1975.

Honorable Steve R. Dozier

Instructor in Evidence

He is a graduate of this School and was admitted to the bar in 1984. He is currently Judge of the Criminal Court, Division I, for the Twentieth Judicial District of Tennessee. Judge Dozier has been with the school since 2001.

Laura C. Dykes

Instructor in Crimes, Constitutional Criminal Law & Procedure, and Criminal Defense Skills & Values

She is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1986. Ms. Dykes has been with the school since 2003.

Honorable Timothy L. Easter

Instructor in Intro to Law and Legal Writing

He is a graduate of NSL and was admitted to the bar in 1989. He is currently a judge on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Judge Easter has been with the school since 2016.

Honorable Daniel B. Eisenstein

Instructor in Mental Health Law

He is a graduate of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1977. He is currently a judge in the General Sessions Court, Division II. Judge Eisenstein has been with the school since 2005.

Scott W. Fielding

Instructor in Property

He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1999. Mr. Fielding has been with the school since 2016.

Honorable Mark J. Fishburn

Instructor in Fourth Year Moot Court

He is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1979. He is currently judge of Division VI, Criminal Court, 20th Judicial District and has been with the school since 2013.

General Glenn R. Funk

Instructor in Introduction to Law and Legal Writing

He is a graduate of University of Mississippi and was admitted to the bar in 1985. Mr. Funk has been with the school since 2014.

Eileen Githens

Instructor in Health Law

She is a graduate of University of South Carolina Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1993. Ms. Githens has been with school since 2014.

William L. Harbison

Instructor in Contracts and Sales

He is a graduate of the Harvard University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1980. Mr. Harbison has been with the school since 2005.

Andra J. Hedrick

Instructor in Estate Planning

She is a graduate of the University of Memphis School of Law and was admitted to bar in 1998. Ms. Hedrick has been with school since 2012.

Kal W. Helou

Instructor in Negotiating and Counseling

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1990. Mr. Helou has been with the school since 1993.

Candi R. Henry

Instructor in Introduction to Law and Legal Writing

She is a graduate of University of Tennessee College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 2006. Ms. Henry has been with school since 2014.

Henry E. Hildebrand, III

Instructor in Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure

He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1976. Mr. Hildebrand has been with the school since 2001.

Trevor W. Howell

Instructor in Employment, Labor Law and Business Association

He is a graduate of the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University and was admitted to the bar in 1981. Mr. Howell has been with the school since 1988.

David L. Hudson, Jr.

Instructor in Introduction To Law, Advanced Legal Writing, First Amendment Law, and Tennessee Constitutional Law

He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1994. Mr. Hudson has been with the school since 2005.

John D. Kitch

Instructor in Law Office Management

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1976. Mr. Kitch has been with the school since 1999.

Dean William C. Koch, Jr.

Instructor in Constitutional Law

He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School with an LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia and was admitted to the bar in 1972. Judge Koch has been with the school since 1996.

Honorable Walter C. Kurtz

Instructor in Effective Motion Practice in Civil Cases

He served for more than 25 years as Judge of Division V of the Circuit Court for the 20th Judicial District. Following his retirement, Judge Kurtz was appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as senior judge. He has been with the school since 2016.

Honorable Carlton M. Lewis

Instructor in Juvenile Practice and Procedure

He is a graduate of this School and was admitted to the bar in 1986. He is currently Administrative Judge/Referee for the Davidson County Juvenile Court. Judge Lewis has been with the school since 2002.

John W. Lewis

Instructor in Contracts

He is a graduate of the Georgetown University and was admitted to the bar in 1972. He is a former interim judge of the Second Circuit Court for the Twentieth Judicial District of Tennessee. Mr. Lewis has been with the school since 1986.

Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle

Instructor in Effective Motion Practice in Civil Cases

She is the Chancellor of Part III of the Chancery Court for the 20th Judicial Circuit and the presiding judge of the Tennessee Business Court Pilot Project. She has been with the school since 2016.

Patrick J. McHale

Instructor in Conflicts of Law

Mr. McHale is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University and was admitted to the bar in 1976. Mr. McHale has been with the school since 2011.

Phillip Miller

Instructor in Advanced Depositions Strategy & Practice

He is a graduate of the Nashville School of Law and admitted to the bar in 1978. He has been with the school since 2016.

Jeffrey Mobley

Instructor in Wills

He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1982. Mr. Mobley has been with school since 2014.

Dianne F. Neal

Instructor in Advanced Legal Writing

She is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1988. She is currently a Commissioner for the Tennessee Ethics Commission. Ms. Neal has been with the school since 2010.

William L. Penny

Instructor in Environmental Law and Administrative Law

He is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 1981. Mr. Penny has been with the school since 1998.

Steven N.  Perrigo

Instructor in Social Security Disability Law

He is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 2010. Mr. Perrigo has been with school since 2010.

Kimberley L. Reed-Bracey

Instructor in Business Associations

She is a graduate of this school and was admitted to the bar in 2000. Ms. Reed-Bracey has been with the school since 2007.

Honorable Philip E. Smith

Instructor in Domestic Relations

He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1988. He is currently Circuit Court Judge, 20th Judicial District, Division IV. Judge Smith has been with the school since 2011.

M. Clark Spoden

Instructor in Restitution & Remedies

He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Law School and was admitted to the bar in 1980. Mr. Spoden has been with the school since 2003.

David J. Tarpley

Instructor in Consumer Protection Law

He is graduate of the Vanderbilt University and was admitted to the bar in 1971. He has been with the school since 2007.

Wesley D. Turner

Instructor in Mortgages and Advanced Property Law

He is a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at University of Memphis and was admitted to the bar in 1978. Mr. Turner has been with the school since 2001.

Mark H. Westlake

Instructor in Tennessee and Federal Taxation of Lifetime Gifts and Transfers at Death, Federal Income Taxation of Individuals and Tennessee and Federal Income Taxation of Business Entities and Trusts

He is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University Law School and was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1977 and the Tennessee bar in 1978. Mr. Westlake has been with the school since 1984.