Speakers - National Conference on Law and Higher Education

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David A. Armstrong
President, Thomas More College
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Cheif Justice Richard Barajas (Ret.)
Executive Director
National Organization for Victim Assistance
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Joshua I. Bosin
Partner
Holland & Knight
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Elizabeth Brenner
Protect Students Abroad
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Eric Butler
Investigator, Equal Opportunity & Title IX
University of Denver
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Timothy M. Burke
Manley Burke
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Paul Caruso
Director of Higher Education
Allied Universal

Will Creely
Vice President of Legal and Public Advocacy
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
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Jen Day Shaw
Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
University of Florida
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Jean Demchak
Managing Director
Marsh USA, Inc.
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John Dunkle
Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Northwestern University
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Laura Dunn
Founder and Executive Director
SurvJustice, Inc.
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Lorna Fink, J.D.
University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Lynn University
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Leslie M. Gomez
Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP.
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Oren Griffin, J.D.
Associate Dean for Special Projects and Associate Professor of Law
Mercer Law
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Kelley Hodge
Elliott Greenleaf
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Neal H. Hutchens
Professor of Leadership and Counselor Education
The University of Mississippi
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Adam Jussel, J.D.
Director of Student Conduct
Washington State University

Jonathan  Kassa, MPA
Director, Higher Education
Allied Universal

James Kessler
Consultant
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Timothy Kessler-Cleary
Director, Student Activities & Volunteer Outreach
Caldwell University

Peter F. Lake, J.D.
Charles A. Dana Chair and Director, Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy
Stetson University College of Law
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Beverly Ledbetter
Vice President and General Counsel
Brown University
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KB Melear
Professor
University of Mississippi
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Jim Newberry
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
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Debora Osgood
Partner
Hogan Marren Babo & Rose, Ltd.
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Taylor S. Parker
Candidate for Juris Doctor, May 2017, Teaching fellow to Professor Peter F. Lake, J.D.
Stetson University College of Law
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John R. Przypyszny, J.D.
Partner, Drinker Biddle
Washington, D.C.
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Jacob H. Rooksby, M.Ed, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Administration and Assistant Professor of Law
Duquesne University
Of Counsel
Cohen & Grigsby, P.C.


Charles P. Rose
Shareholder, Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd.
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Laura Rothstein, J.D.
Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville
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Gina Maisto Smith
Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP.
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Beth Stathos
General Counsel
Chi Omega Fraternity

Jonathan D. Tarnow, J.D.
Partner, Drinker Biddle
Washington, D.C.
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Ros Thackurdeen
Protect Students Abroad
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William E. Thro, J.D.
General Counsel
University of Kentucky
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Julie L. Valentine Ph.D., RN, CNE, SANE-A
Assistant Teaching Professor
Brigham Young University College of Nursing
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Noah Welte
Assistant General Counsel
Thomas More College

Julian R. Williams
Vice President, Compliance, Diversity, and Ethics
George Mason University