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LMU Law New Faculty July 9, 2021

LMU Law Welcomes Four New Faculty Members for 2021-2022

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Vice President and Dean Matthew R. Lyon has announced four new professors will join the faculty of LMU Law, effective July 1. These new faculty members include two lateral hires from other law schools and two visitors with extensive practice experience.

Ann Walsh Long July 2, 2021

LMU Law Promotes Professors Smith and Long

Two LMU Law professors were promoted for the new academic year.

Jocelyn Mercado June 18, 2021

Jocelyn Mercado Earns Spot in Rural Summer Legal Corps

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) student Jocelyn Mercado has been selected from over 450 law students nationwide to serve in the 2021 class of Rural Summer Legal Corps for Equal Justice Works.