UM LAW FACULTY ELECTED AS PRESIDENTS
Our faculty are leading the way forward in legal education with two Memphis Law professors serving as president of their respective national legal education organizations in 2019.
Danny Schaffzin, associate professor of law and director of experiential learning, currently serves as the co-president of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). He previously served as CLEA co-vice president in 2018 and on the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools' Clinical Section in 2017 and 2018. Schaffzin directs and teaches Memphis Law's Neighborhood Preservation Clinic and Externship Course. Additionally, he teaches Civil Procedure. To read more about professor Schaffzin's appointment as CLEA president, please click here for more information.
Jodi Wilson, interim associate dean for academic affairs, director of legal methods and associate professor of law, currently serves as president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD). She began her term as president in fall 2018. She will serve for one year and will then serve as immediate past president for a year. Additionally, Wilson recently received the President's Distinguished Service Award from the Legal Writing Institute (LWI). To find out more about professor Wilson's role as ALWD president, please click here.