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Associate Professor of Law
Charleston School of Law
Paul E. Lund, who was a former associate dean of Appalachian School of Law, teaches evidence and civil procedure.
A former clerk to a federal appellate judge in Florida, Lund's academic writings focus on the role and jurisdiction of federal courts. Prior to entering academia, his practice included representation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the major period of bank and S&L failures in the late 1980s.
Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
Stetson University College of Law
Professor James A. Sheehan is an alumnus of Stetson University College of Law, having graduated with honors in 1977. Since that time, he has been in private practice in the Tampa Bay area.
Professor Sheehan began his legal career with the City of Tampa where he served as an assistant city attorney from 1977-1981. After that, he was an insurance defense litigator for a couple of years before going to work doing general litigation for his old boss, Warren Cason, the former city attorney of the City of Tampa. In 1984, he started his own firm and has been a sole practitioner ever since, doing a variety of civil litigation, administrative law and appellate work in both state and federal courts.
About five years ago, he began a second career as a fiction writer. He has published two legal thrillers, The Mayor of Lexington Avenue and The Law of Second Chances, and has recently completed his third book, The Alligator Man, which has not yet gone to publication.
Darryl C. Wilson
Associate Dean for Faculty and Strategic Initiatives
Stetson University College of Law
Before joining Stetson, Professor Wilson was an associate professor at Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law). He has taught internationally throughout the Caribbean, as well as Spain, Estonia, Zambia, the Netherlands and South Korea. He is the faculty advisor for the Intellectual Property Law Society, Sports and Entertainment Law Society, the Black Law Students Association, and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Society. He is the director of the Intellectual Property Law Xternship Program, Board Treasurer for the American-Caribbean Law Initiative, and Co-director of the Institute for Caribbean Law and Policy.
Prior to committing to full-time academia, Professor Wilson taught bar review courses and practiced law in his hometown, Chicago, Ill. His varied career began as a public interest law fellow with the Congressional Reginald Heber Smith Community Law program. He served his public interest law fellowship with the Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation. He later served as a staff attorney and pro bono coordinator for that organization. Thereafter, he served as in-house intellectual property counsel for Soft Sheen Products, as a regional counsel for real property affairs with the UAW, and as the principal attorney in his own private firm.
Professor Wilson is an active member of several professional and community organizations, and he is also active in alternative dispute resolution serving as a neutral, mediator and/or arbitrator for international (i.e. WIPO, NAF), national (i.e. USPS, AAA), and state agencies (i.e. Fla Attorney General's Ofc). Professor Wilson is the author of numerous noteworthy ADR decisions, particularly in the area of internet domain name arbitration disputes. He has authored several articles in his areas of expertise and has co-authored a casebook on Sports Law. He has also been certified as an NFL Players Association contract advisor. Professor Wilson also has edited and co-authored two books on Real Property Law and is a regular columnist of the ABA Probate & Property Magazine.
Director of Legal Method and Communication Program and Professor of Law
Elon University School of Law
Professor Sue Liemer majored in Comparative Literature and minored in Theater and Dance at Princeton University. After college, she worked literally on Madison Avenue, as an ad writer for Young & Rubicam, and she later worked in the marketing department of Sotheby's in New York City. Professor Liemer earned her J.D. at the University of Virginia, where she helped to write and performed in the annual student production of “The Libel Show.”
While practicing law, Professor Liemer was Commission Counsel for Connecticut's Freedom of Information Commission and served on a bar association committee that drafted Connecticut's state
moral rights legislation in the late 1980's. She has been teaching Legal Writing for thirty years and also teaches Art Law periodically. Her scholarship includes research into the history of le droit moral, artists' moral rights law. She currently is writing about the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA) requirement that a work of visual art be “of recognized stature” to gain protection against destruction in the United States.
Professor of Law
Roger Williams University School of Law
As an expert in National Security Law, Professor Peter Margulies focuses on the delicate balance between liberty, equality, and security in issues involving law and terrorism. Professor Margulies has written almost a dozen articles discussing the War on Terror. He currently works with RWU Law Professor Jared Goldstein, along with litigators from the law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, in representing two Afghan detainees. Professor Margulies led a national conference entitled “Legal Dilemmas in A Dangerous World: Law, Terrorism and National Security” held at RWU.
Professor Margulies also has an extensive background in immigration law and has represented Haitian refugees and conducted outreach to community legal service providers. Peter Margulies teaches Immigration Law, National Security Law and Professional Responsibility. He has filed amicus briefs in high-visibility cases with the U.S. Supreme Court and has been frequently cited in the New York Times, the National Law Journal and other media outlet.
Elon University School of Law
El-Sabawi earned a Master of Science in Public Health from The Ohio State University and is completing her Ph.D. in Public Health, Health Services Management and Policy. She practiced law in California and Nevada after earning her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, where she was articles editor of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. El-Sabawi graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
Her research focus is in the areas of mental health and addiction policies, with particular attention to the intersection of drug policy, health law, and legislation, especially legislative responses to the devastating opioid crisis.
Professor of Law
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law
Professor of Law Mark Dobson has been a member of the Nova Southeastern University College of Law faculty since August 1980. Before coming to NSU, Professor Dobson spent three years teaching law at the University of North Dakota. While there, he re-vamped the law school's Trial Advocacy program which partially resulted in North Dakota receiving the prestigious Emil Gumpert Award from the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Professor Dobson started NSU Law's Trial Advocacy program in Spring 1981. Besides Trial Advocacy, he regularly teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence and Advanced Criminal Procedure. In the Winter semester, Professor Dobson is the professor in charge of NSU's Criminal Justice Clinic field placement program. He has also taught classes in Professional Responsibility, Advanced Trial Advocacy and Education Law at Nova.
Professor Dobson's practical experience is in both criminal and civil law. He has been a civil Legal Aid attorney in Wichita, Kansas and Philadelphia. As for criminal law, he has prosecuted in two counties in Kansas as well as both Miami and Palm Beach, Florida. He currently is assisting veterans secure increases in their VA Disability Benefits. He is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Florida.
Professor Dobson's scholarly work is in the fields of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Evidence. He is a regular contributor of articles for Preview of United States Supreme Court cases, which discuss pending cases for the United States Supreme Court. His most recent other publications are two extensive chapters on Hearsay and Hearsay Exceptions, soon to be published in Evidence in Florida, 10th edition.
Professor Dobson is an active member of the Florida Bar Criminal Law Section. Additionally, he has been the Program Director since 1988 for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Basic Trial Skills Program held at NSU law school each spring. He has also taught Trial Advocacy Skills as a NITA program faculty member in programs in North Carolina, Colorado, Utah and California.
Professor of Law
Roger Williams School of Law
Professor Diana Hassel regularly leads a group of students to experience "legal Washington," which features attendance at a Supreme Court argument, a session with Associate Justice Samuel Alito and his law clerks, a visit to the Department of Justice, and a session with United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. She has also taught in our summer program in London.
In addition to her work with the Honors and Study Abroad programs, Professor Hassel teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Civil Rights litigation, and lawyering skills. She serves as a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association's Legal Services Committee and participates in community legal education through a program called Citizen's Law School. Prior to joining RWU's faculty, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. There, she represented the United States in various aspects of civil litigation including civil rights, environment issues, tax matters and defense contractor fraud.
Professor Hassel teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Civil Rights litigation, and lawyering skills, and won a national award for an article on Constitutional law that appeared in the Texas Law Review.