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Stephanie Brown

Associate Professor of Law

Washington, DC

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Work Experience

Associate Professor of Law

District of Columbia School of Law
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Washington, DC
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April 1997 to May 2012

Served as a member of the full-time law faculty. Duties included teaching Torts, Advanced Torts, Torts II, Property I, Property II, Wills and Estates, and Lawyering Process. Served on faculty committees including the Bar Task Force, Faculty Appointments and Academic Standards, and engaged in legal scholarship. Student mentoring and counseling on individual and organizational level.

Summer Programming Facilitator

University of District of Columbia
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Washington, DC
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January 2002 to May 2006

Serves as coordinator of summer programming including the Mason Enhancement Program and Council on Legal Education Opportunity (C.L.E.O.), Law components of University of the District of Columbia Institutes including Life Smarts and Upward Bound. Duties include: facilitating faculty program planning processes, program resource coordination, budget preparation and submission, instruction, and the coordination of periodic program review.

Associate Dean

District of Columbia School of Law
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Washington, DC
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November 1988 to December 2001

Served as the School of Law's day today administrator and chief financial officer. Duties included: budget development, the oversight of law school finances and procurement; facilities management; technical support, such as computer, duplication, printing, mail and courier services; personnel services administration, diversity training, employee counseling and evaluation. Routinely assessed law school progress towards institutional and unit specific goals: recommended and implemented policy directives, and provide statistical data to 
 
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 
appropriate department heads, the dean and other governing bodies 
Serves on the faculty recruitment committee; planned and implemented employee development activities for the staff; assisted in student recruitment, law related educational programming and a mentoring program for first year students.

Special Assistant to the Dean

District of Columbia School of Law
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Washington, DC
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September 1988 to October 1988

Assisted new Dean to assess financial and personnel services needed for the developing School of Law.

Private Practitioner

Private Practitioner
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Washington, DC
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June 1984 to October 1988

and Northern Virginia 
Engaged in the general practice of law and handled: criminal, consumer, immigration, bankruptcy, personal injury, and family matters.

Executive Assistant to the Interim Board of Governors

District of Columbia School of Law
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Washington, DC
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September 1987 to 1988

Conducted policy and implementation research for the Interim Board Charged with establishing the new school of law. Prepared preliminary budgets, initiated dean's formal search process, implemented District and law school financial operating procedures, recruited and hired support staff.

Director

Private Practitioner
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Washington, DC
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June 1985 to October 1986

Responsible for program development and annual contract negotiation of a law related employment training program. Duties included: classroom instruction, curriculum development and oversight, hiring and supervision of teaching, career development, and clerical staff, and records management.

Assistant Director

Private Practitioner
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Washington, DC
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November 1982 to June 1985

Supervised J.D. candidates in non-client service program activity; coordinated internship and job placement activities; and maintained grant records. 
 
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Social Work Supervisor

City of Portsmouth Social Services
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Portsmouth, VA
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July 1976 to 1980

Implemented emergency placement capacity for runaway teenagers and what was then the first family services crisis unit in the state of Virginia social services system. Supervised the provision of intake and emergency services for: abused and neglected children, foster children, and children in need of services; adults in need of protective services; the recruitment and training of foster parents, daycare providers; adoptive home studies; general resource coordination, Title XX budget preparation; and worker training.

Case Manager B, Service Integration

Deinstitutionalization, State Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services
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Portsmouth, VA
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July 1975 to June 1976

Performed needs assessment for chronically institutionalized citizens and implemented community service and resource plans essential to the successful transition of these individuals into community life.

Director

New Calvary's Kiddie Kollege
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Norfolk, VA
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July 1973 to 1974

Planned and implemented the general curriculum and operational plan for a small church operated day care center for eighty children. Responsibilities included: teacher hiring, evaluation and development; oversight of program budget and finances; ensuring compliance with local and state licensing requirements; facilities upkeep and management; supervision of other staff and related services.

Education

Juris Doctor

Antioch School of Law

1983

Bachelor of Arts in French Education

Syracuse University

1973

Skills

Teaching,Management, Administration,Legal Research,Document Review,Law Practice