Faculty

headshot of  Wendy Collins Perdue

Dean, University of Richmond School of Law

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Land Use
  • Legal Education
Contact:
(804) 289 1779
headshot of  Azizah Y. al-Hibri

Professor Emerita of Law

Founder and Chair, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights


Specialties:
  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Islamic Family Law and Constitutional Law
  • Women's Rights
  • Freedom of Religion
Contact:
(202) 234 7302
headshot of  Stephen  Allred

University Professor


Specialties:
  • Employment Law
Contact:
(804) 287 6887
headshot of  Ronald J. Bacigal

Professor Emeritus of Law


Specialties:
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
Contact:
(804) 289 8194
headshot of  W. Wade  Berryhill

Professor Emeritus of Law


Specialties:
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use Planning
  • Ocean and Coastal Law
  • Property
  • Real Estate Transactions
Contact:
(804) 289 8210
headshot of  Paul M. Birch

Computer Services Librarian


Specialties:
  • Legal Research
  • Law and Technology
Contact:
(804) 289 8222
headshot of  Carol Necole Brown

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Property
  • Land Use Planning
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Housing Law
Contact:
(804) 484 1626
headshot of  W. Hamilton Bryson

Blackstone Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • English Legal History
  • Virginia Legal History
  • Virginia Procedure and Practice
Contact:
(804) 289 8196
headshot of  Wesley Judkins Campbell

Associate Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Legal History
Contact:
(804) 287 6558
headshot of  Tara L. Casey

Professor of Law, Legal Practice

Director, Carrico Center for Pro Bono & Public Service

Director, Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program


Specialties:
  • Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Public Service Work
  • Contemporary Public Policy Issues
Contact:
(804) 287 1207
headshot of  Henry Lawrence Chambers Jr.

Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Voting Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • White Collar Crime
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8199
headshot of  Timothy L. Coggins

Professor Emeritus of Law


Specialties:
  • Law Librarianship
  • Legal Research and Digital Legal Information
Contact:
(804) 289 8184
headshot of  Erin Rebecca Collins

Associate Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Sentencing
Contact:
(804) 287 6473
headshot of  Christopher  Corts

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
Contact:
(804) 289 8856
headshot of  Chris A. Cotropia

Dennis I. Belcher Professor of Law

Director, Intellectual Property Institute


Specialties:
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Law
  • Computer Law
Contact:
(804) 484 1574
headshot of  Janice  Craft

Director of Professional Identity Formation

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Public Service
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Trauma-Informed Legal Services
Contact:
(804) 662 3176
headshot of  Rebecca Loren Crootof

Assistant Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • TechLaw
  • Public International Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Torts
Contact:
(804) 662 3048
headshot of  Ashley R. Dobbs

Director of Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic

Associate Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Intellectual Property
  • Transactional Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Animal Law
Contact:
(202) 360 9981
headshot of  John Granville Douglass

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Confrontation Clause
  • Trial Advocacy and Plea Bargaining
Contact:
(804) 289 8198
headshot of  Joel B. Eisen

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Energy Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Law of Clean & Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Law
Contact:
(804) 287 6511
headshot of  David G. Epstein

George E. Allen Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Bankruptcy
  • Contracts
Contact:
(804) 289 8922
headshot of  Jessica M. Erickson

Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Securities Regulation and Litigation
Contact:
(804) 289 8322
headshot of  Alexandra Silva Fannon

Director of Externships

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice

Contact:
(804) 662 3109
headshot of  Andrew  Frank

Access Services Librarian

Contact:
(804) 287 6555
headshot of  David Joel Frisch

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
Contact:
(804) 289 8214
headshot of  James  Gibson

Sesquicentennial Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Intellectual Property
  • Copyrights and Trademarks
  • Law and Technology
  • Contracts
Contact:
(804) 287 6398
headshot of  Chiara  Giorgetti

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Public International Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Courts and Tribunals
  • State Failure and Fragility
Contact:
(804) 484 1654
headshot of  Meredith J. Harbach

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Family Law
  • Children and the Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Legal Regulation of Reproduction/Abortion/Reproductive Technologies
Contact:
(804) 287 6688
headshot of  Mary L. Heen

Professor of Law Emerita


Specialties:
  • Tax Law and Policy
  • Legislation and Regulation
  • Feminist Legal Theory and Sex Discrimination
Contact:
(804) 289 8528
headshot of  Ann C. Hodges

Professor Emerita

Interim Chair, Paralegal Studies


Specialties:
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Feminist Legal Theory
Contact:
(804) 287 6858
headshot of  Hayes Ragland Holderness

Associate Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Tax Law
  • State and Local Taxation
Contact:
(804) 662 3071
headshot of  Margaret E. Ivey

Clinical Professor of Law Emerita


Specialties:
  • Clinical Legal Education
  • Domestic Violence
  • Education of Lawyers
Contact:
headshot of  Joyce Manna Janto

Director of Public and Instructional Services


Specialties:
  • Law Librarianship
  • Legal Research
  • Professional Responsibility
Contact:
(804) 289 8223
headshot of  John Paul  Jones

Professor Emeritus of Law


Specialties:
  • Administrative Law
  • American and International Constitutional Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Military Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8211
headshot of  Josh  Kubicki

Director of Legal Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice

Contact:
(804) 662 3179
headshot of  Corinna Barrett Lain

S. D. Roberts & Sandra Moore Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Death Penalty
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
Contact:
(804) 289 8738
headshot of  Kurt Tracy Lash

E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in Law


Specialties:
  • Constitutional Law
  • Religious Liberty
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Supreme Court
  • Legal History
  • Reconstruction
Contact:
(804) 289 8046
headshot of  Molly  Lentz-Meyer

Director of Bibliographic Services


Specialties:
  • Legal Research
Contact:
(804) 289 8221
headshot of  Da  Lin

Assistant Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Business Associations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities Regulation
  • Consumer Finance
  • Financial Institutions
Contact:
(804) 289 8564
headshot of  Mei Kiu Lo

Catalog/Systems Librarian


Specialties:
  • Cataloging Library Resources
  • Integrated Library Systems
Contact:
(804) 289 8226
headshot of  Julie  Ellen  McConnell

Director, Children's Defense Clinic

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Child Development
  • Clinical Legal Education
  • Elder Law
  • Criminal Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8205
headshot of Dr.  Gary L. McDowell

Professor Emeritus


Specialties:
  • American Political Thought
  • Constitutional History
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Statesmanship
  • The Supreme Court
Contact:
(804) 287-6085
headshot of  Andre A. Moenssens

Professor Emeritus of Law


Specialties:
  • Criminal Law
  • Advanced Trial Practice
  • Scientific Evidence
Contact:
headshot of  Maureen  Moran

Reference and Research Services Librarian

Contact:
(804) 289 8727
headshot of  Shari Heather Motro

Senior Research Scholar


Specialties:
  • Tax Law and Policy
  • Gender and the Law
  • Information Design and the Law
  • Mindfulness
Contact:
headshot of  Daniel T. Murphy

Professor of Law Emeritus


Specialties:
  • Contracts
  • International Law
  • Law of the European Union
Contact:
(804) 289 8187
headshot of  Luke Patrick Norris

Assistant Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
  • Constitutional Law
Contact:
(804) 287 6450
headshot of  Kristen Rae Jakobsen Osenga

Austin E. Owen Research Scholar & Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Patent Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law and Language
  • Legislation and Regulation
Contact:
(804) 289 8112
headshot of  John R. Pagan

University Professor Emeritus


Specialties:
  • Legal History
  • Constitutional Law
  • Sexuality and the Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8188
headshot of  John F. Preis

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Federal Courts
  • Civil Rights Litigation
Contact:
(804) 289 8682
headshot of  Emmeline Paulette Reeves

Director, Academic Skills Program

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Academic Skills and Success
  • Virginia Bar Exam
  • Agency and Partnership
Contact:
(804) 287 6472
headshot of  Noah Matthew Sachs

Professor of Law

Director, Robert R. Merhige Jr. Center for Environmental Studies


Specialties:
  • Environmental Law and International Environmental Law
  • Toxic Substances and Hazardous Waste Regulation
  • Climate Change
  • Transboundary Pollution
Contact:
(804) 289 8555
headshot of  Doron  Samuel-Siegel

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
  • Restorative Justice
Contact:
(804) 287 6326
headshot of  Daniel Alan Schaffa

Assistant Professor


Specialties:
  • Tax
  • Law and Economics
Contact:
(804) 662 3081

Reference and Research Services Librarian

Contact:
(804) 484 1617
headshot of  Tamar  Schwartz

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
  • Law and Literature
Contact:
(804) 287 6585
headshot of  Roger V. Skalbeck

Professor of Law

Associate Dean for Library and Information Services


Specialties:
  • Law Librarianship
  • Technology in Legal Practice
  • Copyright Law
  • Intellectual Property
Contact:
(804) 289 8218
headshot of  Andrew Brady Spalding

Professor of Law

Faculty Director, LLM Program


Specialties:
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • International Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8203
headshot of  Fallon  Speaker

Director Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic

Assistant Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Child Welfare Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Reproductive Justice
  • Poverty Law
  • Family Law
Contact:
(804) 662 3076
headshot of  Jonathan K. Stubbs

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Race and the Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Human Rights Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8812
headshot of  Rachel Juhas Suddarth

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
  • Health Law
Contact:
(804) 289 8466
headshot of  Allison Anna Tait

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Family Law
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Legal History
  • Property
Contact:
(804) 287 1814
headshot of  Mary Kelly Tate

Director, Institute for Actual Innocence

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Wrongful Convictions
  • Actual Innocence Commissions
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
Contact:
(804) 289 8921
headshot of  Carl William Tobias

Williams Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Federal Courts and Judicial Selection
  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Product Liability
Contact:
(804) 287 6440
headshot of  Adrienne E. Volenik

Clinical Professor of Law Emerita


Specialties:
  • Children's Law
  • Education of Children with Disabilities
Contact:
(804) 287 6093
headshot of  Margaret Ann B. Walker

Visiting Assistant Professor, Academic Success Program


Specialties:
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Legal Writing
Contact:
(804) 287 1813
headshot of  Kevin C. Walsh

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Federal Courts
  • Constitutional Law
  • The U.S. Supreme Court
Contact:
(804) 287 6018
headshot of  Laura A. Webb

Professor of Law, Legal Practice


Specialties:
  • Legal Writing and Analysis
  • Mindfulness
  • Rhetoric
Contact:
(804) 289 8801
headshot of  W. Clark Williams Jr.

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Conflict of Laws
Contact:
(804) 289 8207
headshot of  Kevin Michael Woodson

Professor of Law


Specialties:
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Education Law & Policy
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Legal Ethics
Contact:
(804) 662 3053