Associate Professor Of Law resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly accomplished Lawyer and Legal Scholar with thorough knowledge in analyzing statutes, ordinances, data, and an extensive background in civil rights law, employment law, and legal research. 20+ years experience in case assessment and analysis, strategic planning, negotiations, and public speaking.

  • Lawyer, Educator, and Scholar. 
  • Published Author (books and articles), Keynote Speaker, Talk-Show Panelist, and Public Speaker.
  • Specialist in African American Legal History
  • Development of training and assessment programs.
  • Management of a staff with varying levels of skills and competencies.
  • Member of serveral education and legal associations (AALS, ABA, NBA).
University of Wisconsin Law School Madison, WI Expected in 2007 LL.M. : Civil Rights Law - GPA :
  • William H. Hastie Fellowship in Legal Study.
  • Thesis:  Inmate Labor and Discipline In Wisconsin How Law “Works” Behind Prison Walls (LL.M. conferred, May 2007).

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Expected in 2004 Ph.D. : Civil Rights and Labor Law - GPA :
  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude.
  • Sheila S. Skipper Award for Outstanding Graduate Student.
  • Dissertation:  Black Power and Prison Power The Prisoner Union Movement in North Carolina, 1968-1979 (Ph.D. conferred, Spring 2004).
  • Published Book:  From Black Power to Prison Power The Making of Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners Labor Union (Palgrave 2012).

University of Pittsburgh School of Law Pittsburgh, PA Expected in 1996 J.D. : Civil Rights & Employment Discrimination Law - GPA :
  • Mellon Fellow in Legal Writing.
  • Minority Student Book Award/Scholarship.

Georgia State University Atlanta, GA Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice and Justice Administration - GPA :
  • 5x Academic (Deans List) honoree.
  • Student Scholar Award, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Work History
University Of Arkansas - Associate Professor of Law
Keiser, AR, 05/2008 - Current
  • Developed course and trained students in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, American Legal History (African American Social/Labor Movements), Critical Race Theory, and Law and Popular Culture (Hip Hop).
  • Researched and wrote scholarly publications on law, labor rights, constitutional law, and African American history and the law.
  • Served as executive member (chair) of faculty and university committees on educational issues and civil rights for university students and employees.
  • Managed and advised three student organizations.
  • Served as executive member of faculty hiring committee (Appointments) and student admissions committee (Admissions).
  • Served as regular commentator to media outlets, university programming and training seminars, and local community outreach organizations.
  • Delivered keynote presentations at national and international (Oxford University) colleges and universities on subject matter related to labor history, discrimination, and civil rights law.

Blitt & Gaines P.C. - Assistant Professor of Law
Remote, IL, 07/2005 - 04/2008
  • Developed courses and trained students in Civil Rights Law, Legal History (Labor), Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Evidence.
  • Researched and published scholarly articles on subjects related to Civil Rights Law, Race and the Law, and Inmate Labor Disputes.
  • Served as executive member (chair) of faculty, student, and university committees.
  • Scholarly presentations at entry-level conferences for emerging legal scholars.

Health & Hospital Corporation - Executive Director, Civil Rights and Justice Institute
North Indianapolis, IN, 07/2005 - 04/2008
  • Creator and Inaugural Executive Director of the Civil Rights and Justice Institute.
  • Managed daily operations, including programming, community outreach, training, and future growth and development of the Institute.
  • Fundraising and management of a modest yearly operating budget ($100,000) which covered costs of programming, community outreach, travel expenses, and honoria for Institute participants.
  • Developed new innovative programs, including starting a new publication staffed by 30 paid students who were in residence at the law school.

Law Office Of Pamela Hunter - Associate Attorney
City, STATE, 07/1996 - 06/1998
  • Managed new clients, including interview, intake, and legal assessment for potential case success and viability.
  • Researched and Drafted Legal Memorandum, Briefs, and Motions for all civil cases involving labor disputes related employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and other matters affecting race, gender, age, and sexual orientation discrimination.
  • Prepared and conducted depositions, answered interrogatories, and represented clients in all negotiations, mediations, in all matters involving labor disputes, on-the-job injuries, employer liability, and employment discrimination. 

Neighborhood Legal Services - Legal Intern
City, STATE, 04/1995 - 04/1996
  • Worked as a summer intern on the desegregation of the City of Pittsburgh Public School System.
  • Client intake, including initial interview and legal assessment of case viability in education discrimination cases.

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate Professor of Law
  • Assistant Professor of Law
  • Executive Director, Civil Rights and Justice Institute
  • Associate Attorney
  • Legal Intern


  • LL.M.
  • Ph.D.
  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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