Associate Professor of Law
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
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.
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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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
September 1988 to October 1988
Assisted new Dean to assess financial and personnel services needed for the developing School of Law.
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
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.
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.
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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Social Work Supervisor
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
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.
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.
Bachelor of Arts in French Education