Belmont Law Names 2 New Faculty Members

Belmont University College of Law today announced the appointment of two new faculty members: Melissa Alexander and Abbie DeBlasis. Both will join the school in January after working in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Alexander, a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, is a new assistant professor of law. She will teach pretrial litigation, global healthcare and human rights, biomedical ethics and trademark law. While in private practice, she has focused on intellectual property, healthcare, banking, environmental and entertainment law. DeBlasis is the school’s new assistant professor of legal practice and will teach classes on legal information and communications. She earned her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. She currently handles regulatory and operational matters for health care clients.