Lisa M. Geis

Lisa M. Geis

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law; Director, Children's Defense Clinic

Phone
(901) 678-3226
Email
lgeis@memphis.edu
Fax
901-678-0753
Office
Legal Clinic
Office Hours
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About Professor Geis

Professor Lisa Geis leads our new Children's Defense Program. Most recently, Professor Geis served as a Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney in the DC Students in Court Program, an organization that serves several Washington, D.C. area law schools. 

Education

LL.M., University of the District of Columbia - David A. Clarke School of Law, 2014; JD, Rutgers School of Law, 2010; B.A., The Catholic University of America, 1988.

Admitted

2011, State of New Jersey.
2012, United States District of New Jersey
2012, District of Columbia Bar
2015, United States Supreme Court

Experience

Prior to joining the faculty, Prof. Geis served as a Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney in the DC Students in Court Program. Additionally, she was a clinical instructor and supervising attorney at the University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, Juvenile & Special Education Law Clinic - Took Crowell Institute for At-Risk Youth and prior to that she was the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Models for Change Fellow at the Rutgers School of Law in its Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network - Post Disposition Representation Project.

Teaching Interests

Juvenile Justice Clinic