FAMU law names its ‘founding faculty’

first_imgFAMU law names its ‘founding faculty’ Florida A&M University College of Law has announced its “founding faculty” as it continues to prepare for its inaugural class, which is scheduled to begin in August at its Orlando home.“The founding faculty members are individuals of distinction in teaching, scholarship, and professional service,” Dean Percy R. Luney, Jr., said. “They are experienced, nationally recognized, and highly regarded in legal education.”Dean Luney said strong law schools have strong faculties.“I believe our search efforts have secured a very strong faculty to not only begin this inaugural year, but to uphold our university commitment and continued tradition of excellence with caring, in the years and decades to come,” he saidThe new FAMU law school faculty include: • Joan R. Bullock joins the FAMU College of Law from the University of Toledo College of Law. Professor Bullock has practiced in the areas of corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, and valuation services. She has taught contracts, accounting for lawyers, agency, partnerships, corporations, commercial paper, law practice, and secured transactions. Professor Bullock has published in the areas of administrative law, family law, and commercial paper. • Bill Henslee brings his experience in sports, entertainment, and travel law to FAMU. Henslee taught at the Pepperdine University School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law and is co-author of a legal casebook on travel law. As a principal in the firm of Henslee and Weisberger, Henslee represented clients in the music and sports industries. His experience in sports and entertainment law includes establishing American Pride Publishing, a music publishing company controlling copyrights, and his work as a certified contract advisor with the National Football League Players Association and the Canadian Football League Players Association. • Frederick Dennis Greene joins FAMU from the University of Oregon School of Law. Greene has taught torts, contracts, intellectual property, entertainment law, business planning, and mass media, race, and law. He also has an extensive business background, specifically in the music and film industries. As a founding member of the musical group Sha Na Na, he performed on television, in films, and in concerts for 15 years. Greene has researched and published in the areas of entertainment law, sports law, intellectual property law, computer law, business law, and American law and race. • John Paul Jones brings extensive practice and alternative dispute resolution experience to FAMU. As a senior partner in employment law firms with a national practice, he appeared before five U.S. Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court. For the last 12 years, he has specialized in alternative dispute resolution, founding and serving as president of The John Paul Jones Group, a full service ADR provider. He will be entering his 10th year as a faculty member of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, where he has taught civil mediation and advanced communication. Professor Jones has regularly conducted training, nationally and in South Africa, in the areas of mediation, negotiation, mediation advocacy, and communication. He is a Florida certified circuit civil mediator, has extensive mediation experience in a wide variety of cases, and has served as a special master for ADR in toxic tort cases. He has served on Florida’s Mediator Qualifications Board since its creation. He has also researched and published in the areas of mediation and ADR. • Lundy R. Langston joins FAMU from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. Langston has taught torts, criminal law, international criminal law, family law, domestic violence, race and the law, cyber law, juvenile law, and women and the law. Langston has published numerous law review articles in the areas of family law, domestic violence, race and the law, and criminal law. She also has co-written a casebook on torts and conducted a mock U.S. law school course at the University of Beijing Law School. • Grace M. Mills brings her background in library science to FAMU as professor and director of the law library. Before joining FAMU, Mills served as a law librarian at City University of New York Law School, University of California at Berkeley, and North Carolina Central University School of Law. Professor Mills has taught legal research and legal bibliography, including print and electronic sources. She has published in the areas of legal research and legal reference. • Omar Saleem is the associate dean for Academic Affairs at FAMU College of Law. He joins the faculty from St. Thomas University School of Law. He has taught criminal law, criminal procedure, insurance law, legal research, environmental law, interviewing counseling and negotiation, juvenile law, international environmental law, race and the law, torts, remedies, and cyberlaw. He has published numerous articles on a variety of legal topics including environmental law, criminal procedure, international law, and China-related matters. May 1, 2002 Regular Newscenter_img FAMU law names its ‘founding faculty’ last_img