TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 10, 2019
University of Tennessee College of Law Professor Paula Schaefer has been named the college’s associate dean for academic affairs. Schaefer, who joined the faculty of the College of Law in 2008, has taught courses in professional responsibility, civil procedure, e-discovery, pre-trial litigation, and behavioral legal ethics. As a lawyer, she practiced in the area of business litigation. She also coordinates and co-teaches the Semester in Residence in Nashville and focuses on developing innovative teaching methods to prepare students for practice. From 2011-2014, she chaired the committee that reviewed and proposed changes that have now been integrated into the 1L curriculum. Schaefer assumes the position that has been held by Professor Alex Long since 2015.