Faculty Spotlight

  • 06/10/2022 - Many years ago, a mentor of Dean Christine Smith told her that if she ever had the chance to open a law school, she should. And when she and founding dean Dick Morgan came to Las Vegas in the late 1990s, that’s exactly what they did. The law school that she worked so hard to help found and that she has cherished... read more
  • Justin Iverson
    04/08/2022 - Research Librarian and Assistant Professor at the Wiener-Rogers Law Library read more
  • Professor Francine Lipman
    03/11/2022 - William S. Boyd Professor of Law, Francine J. Lipman's expertise is in Tax Law, Taxation of Business Entities, Estate & Gift Taxation, Accounting and Finance for Lawyers. She was also listed as one of 50 U.S. tax professionals to follow on social media for 2022.... read more
  • Frank Rudy Cooper
    02/25/2022 - Professor Frank Rudy Cooper is William S. Boyd Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Race, Gender, and Policing with expertise in Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Critical Race Theory, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminist Theory, Gender and the Law, Law and Popular Culture, Masculinities... read more
  • Lori D. Johnson
    01/28/2022 - Lori D. Johnson is an Associate Professor of Law with expertise in Rhetoric, Lawyering Process, Professional Responsibility, and Transactional Law. read more
  • Dawn Nielsen
    12/03/2021 - Dawn Nielsen, Director of Externships and Assistant Professor in Residence  read more
  • Sydney Lisy
    11/23/2021 - Sydney Lisy, Director of Boyd's Academic Success Program, shares the goals of the program and what she enjoys in her off hours. read more
  • David McClure
    11/12/2021 - David McClure is the Associate Director and an Associate Professor at the Wiener-Rogers Law Library read more
  • Kristin Gerdy Kyle
    11/05/2021 - Kristin Gerdy Kyle is a visiting professor of law from Brigham Young University Law School. read more
  • The Honorable Mike Nakagawa
    10/22/2021 - United States Bankruptcy Judge Mike Nakagawa teaches Bankruptcy law and Remedies at Boyd.  read more
  • Professor Jim Rich
    10/15/2021 - Research Librarian and Assistant Professor Jim Rich provides some suggestions on what 1Ls should consider reading during their first semester.  read more
  • Dean Brian Wall
    10/08/2021 - Dean Brian Wall describes his favorite parts of his job, the best piece of professional advice he’s received, and what he might be doing if he wasn’t Boyd’s Associate Dean for Student Affairs. read more
  • Michael Kagan
    10/01/2021 - Michael Kagan, Joyce Mack Professor of Law and Immigration Clinic Director, teaches administrative law, professional responsibility, international human rights and immigration law. read more
  • Eve Hanan
    09/24/2021 - Professor Eve Hanan teaches Criminal Procedure and Criminal Law and co-directs the Misdemeanor Clinic. She previously taught at the University of Baltimore School of Law in the Juvenile Justice Project and the Mediation Clinic for Families. ... read more
  • Kathy Stanchi
    09/17/2021 - Professor Kathy Stanchi is the E.L. Cord Professor of Law whose areas of expertise include Legal Writing, Rhetoric, Persuasion, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Gender. read more
  • Joseph Regalia
    09/10/2021 - Professor Joe Regalia is an Associate Professor of Law whose research and teaching focuses on legal writing, persuasion science, and technology and innovation. read more
  • Thomas Main
    09/03/2021 - Professor Thom Main is a William S. Boyd Professor of Law, podcast host, and a leading figure in the field of civil procedure. read more
  • Addie C. Rolnick
    08/27/2021 - Addie Rolnick is the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Professor of Law. She directs Boyd’s new Indian Nations Gaming & Governance Program and is also a co-facilitator of the ... read more
  • Frank Durand
    05/14/2021 - Associate Dean of Student Affairs read more
  • Rebecca Nathanson
    04/30/2021 - Director of the Education Advocacy Clinic and Kids' Court School James E. Rogers Professor of Education and Law read more
  • Stewart Chang
    04/23/2021 - Professor of Law  read more
  • Jean Sternlight
    04/16/2021 - Michael and Sonja Saltman Professor of Law read more
  • Frank Fritz
    04/09/2021 - Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor read more
  • Howard Siegel
    04/02/2021 - Adjuct Professor read more
  • Christine Smith
    03/12/2021 - Associate Dean for Public Service, Compliance and Administration   read more