BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY

J. REUBEN CLARK LAW SCHOOL

PROVO, UTAH 84602

Telephone: (801) 422-4274

URL: http://www.law.byu.edu

 

ABA Approved Since 1974

 


 

Dean:

James R. Rasband (802) 422-6383 422-6383

 

Faculty & Curriculum, Associate Dean:

Brett G. Scharffs (801) 422-9025

 

Research & Academic Affairs, Associate Dean:

RonNell Andersen Jones (801) 422-2032

 

Admissions, Assistant Dean:

Gayla Sorenson (801) 422-6386

 

Career Services, Assistant Dean:

Allison G. Belnap (801) 422-9310

 

External Relations, Assistant Dean:

Mary H. Hoagland (801) 422-7831

 

Student and Internal Relations, Assistant Dean:

Wendy C. Archibald (801) 422-5576

 


FULL TIME FACULTY

 

JAMES R. RASBAND (Dean and Hugh W. Colton Professor of Law),admitted to bar, 1991, Washington. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1986); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1989). COURSES: International Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Torts, Water Law, Wildlife Law. Email: james_rasband @ byu.edu

 


 

DAVID L. ARMON (Senior Law Librarian, Head of Infrastructure and Technology, Howard W. Hunter Law Library) , admitted to bar, 2004, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1991; M.L.I.S., 1993) Brigham Young UniversityJ. Reuben Clark LawSchool(J.D., 2004). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: armondd@law.byu.edu

 

CLARK D. ASAY (Associate Professor of Law) , admitted to bar, 2007, California. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 2001);University of Cambridge(M.Phil., 2002); Stanford Law School (J.D., 2007). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: armondd@law.byu.edu

 

KIF AUGUSTINE-ADAMS (Charles E. Jones Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1992, District of Columbia. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1988); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1992). COURSES: International Law, Torts. Email: AdamsK @law.byu.edu

 

STEVEN ELMO AVERETT (Senior Law Librarian, Head of Collection Maintenance, Howard W. Hunter Law Library),admitted to bar, 1989, Utah and Idaho. Education: Brigham Young University (B.S., 1978; M.L.S., 1985; J.D., 1988). COURSES: Externships, Introduction to Legal Research.Email: averetts @ law.byu.edu

 

JUSTIN M. COLLINGS (Associate Professor of Law),admitted to bar, 2013, New York. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 2006);Yale University (J.D., 2010; Ph.D., 2013). COURSES:Property, Torts, Legal History, Comparative Constitutional Law. Email: collingsj@law.byu.edu

 

BRIGHAM DANIELS (Associate Professor of Law),admitted to bar, 2003, Utah. Education: University of Utah (B.S., 1998; M.P.A., 2000); Stanford Law School (J.D., 2003); Duke University Schoolof the Environment(Ph.D., 2010). COURSES: Property, Torts, Legal History, Comparative Constitutional Law. Email: collingsj@law.byu.edu

 

W. COLE DURHAM, JR.(Gates University Professor of Law and Director of International Center for Law and Religion Studies) <,admitted to bar, 1975, Utah. Education: Harvard University (A.B., 1972); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1975). Duke University School of the Environment(Ph.D., 2010). COURSES: Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Jurisprudence, International Organizations, Legal History. Email: durhamc@law.byu.edu

 

LARRY C. FARMER (Marion G. Romney Professor of Law), Education: University of Washington (B.S., 1968); Brigham Young University (Ph.D., 1975).COURSES: Computer-based Practice Systems, Law and Behavioral Science, Legal Interviewing and Counseling. Email: farmerl@law.byu.edu

 

JOHN E. FEE (Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1995,Utah.1998, District of Columbia. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1992); University of Chicago (J.D., 1995).COURSES: Property, Environmental Law, Land Use. Email: feej@law.byu.edu

 

J. CLIFTON FLEMING (Ernest L. Wilkinson Chair and Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1967,Washington; 1979, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.S., 1964); George Washington University Law School (J.D., 1967). COURSES: Business Planning, Corporate Finance, Estate Planning, International Transactions, Taxation. Email: flemingc@law.byu.edu

 

WILLIAM R. GASKILL (Associate Law Librarian, Faculty Services, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar, 1996,California. Education: UniversityofOregon (B.A./B.S., 1993); UniversityofWyoming (J.D., 1996); UniversityofOklahoma (M.L.I.S., 2006). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research, Advanced Legal Research, Pretrial Advocacy, Animal Law, Advanced Criminal Procedure. Email: gaskillw@law.byu.edu

 

FREDERICK M. GEDICKS (Guy Anderson Chair and Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1980, Arizona. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1977); University of Southern California Law School(J.D., 1980). COURSES: Constitutional Law, Corporations, Law and Religion, Poverty Law, Securities Regulation. Email: gedicksf@law.byu.edu

 

KRISTIN BETH GERDY (Teaching Professor and Director, Rex E. Lee Advocacy Program), admitted to bar, 1995, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University(B.A., 1992); Brigham Young University J.Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1995). COURSES: Legal Research and Writing. Email: gerdyk@law.byu.edu

 

JAMES D. GORDON III (Assistant to University President and Marion B. and Rulon A. Earl Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1980,California; 1981, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University(B.A., 1977); University of California; Berkeley School ofLaw - Boalt Hall (J.D., 1980). COURSES: Contracts, Issues in Legal Education, Legal Writing, Professional Seminar, Securities. Email: jim_gordon@byu.edu

 

CARL HERNANDEZ III (Associate Teaching Professor), admitted to bar, 1993, California. Education: Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (B.A., 1988; M.P.A., 1992); Brigham Young University(J.D., 1992). COURSES: Municipal Land Use. Email: hernandezc@law.byu.edu

 

MARY H. HOAGLAND (Assistant Dean, External Relations), admitted to bar, 1994, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1972); San Diego State University (M.A., 1978); San Joaquin College of Law (J.D., 1985); COURSES: Professional Development. Email: hoaglandm@law.byu.edu

 

ANGELA CHRISTINE HURT (Rex J. and Maureen E. Rawlinson Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1993, Georgia; 1994, Texas. Education: Texas Tech University(B.A., 1990); University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1993). COURSES: Federal Taxation II, Corporate Tax, Securities Regulation, Business Associations, Business Associations II, Law of Microfinance, Torts. Email: hurtc@law.byu.edu

 

MATTHEW C. JENNEJOHN (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 2008, New York. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 2002); London School of Economics (M.Sc., 2004); ColumbiaUniversity School of Law(J.D., 2007). COURSES: Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Organizations, Contracts, Law & Entrepreneurship. Email: jennejohnm@law.byu.edu

 

ERIC TALBOT JENSEN (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1994, Indiana. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1989); Universityof Notre Dame (J.D., 1994); The Judge Advocate Generalâ??s School (LL.M., 2001); Yale Law School Law School (LL.M., 2006). COURSES: Criminal Law, National Security Law, Public International Law, Law of Armed Conflict. Email: jensene@law.byu.edu

 

RONNELL ANDERSEN JONES (Associate Dean and Professor of Law), admitted to bar,2001,Ohio. Education: Utah State University (B.S., 1995); The Ohio State University (J.D., 2000). COURSES: Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Legislation and Statutory Interpretation, Media Law. Email: jonesr@law.byu.edu

 

DAVID H. MOORE (Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1996, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1992); Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1996). COURSES: International Law, International Human Rights, Foreign Relations Law, Civil Procedure. Email: moored@law.byu.edu

 

FELICITY MURPHY (Research and Instruction Librarian, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar,2011, Utah. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 2002); University of Utah S.J. Quinney of Law Law (J.D., 2011). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: murphyf@law.byu.edu

 

SHAWN G. NEVERS (Associate Law Librarian, Deputy Director, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar,2007, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 2002); Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2005); University of Illinois atUrbana-Champaign Champaign (M.L.I.S., 2006). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: neverss@law.byu.edu

 

AARON L. NIELSON (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar,2008, Arizona; 2010, District of Columbia. Education: Universityof Pennsylvania (B.A., 2003); University of Cambridge Faculty of Law (LL.M., 2006); Harvard Law School (J.D., 2007). COURSES: Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Administrative Law. Email: nielsona@law.byu.edu

 

D. CAROLINA NĂ?Ă?EZ (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar,2005, Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 2001); J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2004). COURSES: Torts, Immigration Law, Professional Responsibility. Email: nunezc@law.byu.edu

 

CHERYL B. PRESTON (Edwin M. Thomas Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1980,California; Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1975); Brigham young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School(J.D.,1979); COURSES: Bankruptcy, Creditor Rights, Lender Liability, Social Policy and Feminist Legal Thought, Planning Drafting and Negotiation, Secured Transactions. Email: prestonc@law.byu.edu

 

BRETT G. SCHARFFS (Associate Dean and Francis R. Kirkham Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1994,New York Education: Georgetown University (B.S.B.A., 1986; M.A., 1987); Oxford University (B.Phil., 1989); Yale University Law School (J.D., 1992). COURSES: Corporate Law, International Law, Jurisprudence Email: scharffsb@law.byu.edu

 

DENNIS S. SEARS (Senior Law Librarian, Foreign and International Law, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar,1985,Utah. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1975; M.A., 1981; M.B.A., 1985; M.L.I.S., 1993); Brigham young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School(J.D., 1985). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research, Advanced Legal Research. Email: searsd@law.byu.edu

 

D. GORDON SMITH (Glen L. Farr Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1991,Delaware. Education: Brigham young University(B.S., 1986); University of Chicago Law school (J.D., 1990). COURSES: Corporations, Venture Capital, Contracts, Securities. Email: smithg@law.byu.edu

 

KORY D. STAHELI (Senior Law Librarian, Director, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar,1987,Utah. Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1984); Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1987). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: stahelik@law.byu.edu

 

PAUL J. STANCIL (Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1996,Texas. Education: University of Virginia (B.A., 1993); Universityof Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1996). COURSES: Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions, Federal Courts, Public Choice Theory. Email: stancilp@law.byu.edu

 

MICHALYN STEELE (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar,2001,District of Columbia. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1992; M.A., 1994); GeorgetownUniversity Law Cente(J.D., 2001). COURSES: Federal Indian Law, Evidence, Civil Rights. Email: steelem@law.byu.edu

 

LISA GROW SUN (Associate Professor of Law), admitted to bar,2002,California. Education: University of Utah (B.S., 1994), Harvard Law School (J.D., 1997). COURSES: Administrative Law, Federal Courts, Constitutional Law, Torts, Disaster Law. Email: sunl@law.byu.edu

 

LAURIE C. URQUIAGA (Senior Law Librarian, Library Digital Services Director, Howard W. Hunter Law Library), admitted to bar,2005,Utah. Education: Brigham young University(B.S., 1981; M.L.S, 1985), Brigham young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D. 2005). COURSES: Introduction to Legal Research. Email: urquiagal@law.byu.edu

 

LYNN D. WARDLE (Bruce C. Hafen Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1975,District of Columbia; 1976, Arizona; 1981, Utah. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1971); Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1974). COURSES: Biomedical Ethics and Law, Children and the Law, Civil Procedure, Community Property, Family Law, Origins of the Constitution, Conflict of Laws. Email: wardlel@law.byu.edu

 

JOHN (JACK) W. WELCH (Robert K. Thomas University Professor of Law), admitted to bar,1975,California; 1981, Utah. Education: Brigham young University(B.A., 1970; M.A., 1970); Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1975). COURSES: Agency and Partnerships, Corporations, Federal Taxation, History of the Legal Profession. Email: welchj@law.byu.edu

 

KEVIN J. WORTHEN (University President and Hugh W. Colton Professor of Law), admitted to bar, 1984, Arizona. Education: College of Eastern Utah (A.S., 1978); Brigham Young University (B.A., 1979);Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1982).COURSES: Legislation, Native American Law, State and Local Government. Email: kevin_worthen @ byu.edu