Mercer Law Welcomes New Faculty Members

Mercer Law School is pleased to welcome two new permanent faculty members and three visiting faculty members in the 2012-13 academic year.

Jeremy Kidd and Teri McMurtry-Chubb will join the permanent faculty.

Professor Kidd earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Utah State University and his J.D from George Mason University School of Law. While at George Mason Law, he served as executive editor for the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy. Professor Kidd's primary teaching interests are in the areas of business associations, torts, contracts, and law and economics.

Professor McMurtry-Chubb
earned her J.D. at University of Iowa College of Law then worked as a Civil Litigation Associate in Des Moines, Iowa. She has previously taught at the University of La Verne College of Law and Loyola Law School. She researches, teaches, and writes in the areas of discourse analysis and rhetoric, critical legal studies, hegemony studies, and legal history.

Visiting faculty include Scott Bauries, Nicole Iannarone and Mary Helen Moses.

Professor Bauries graduated first in his law school class at the University of Florida, where he was the Senior Galleys Editor of the Florida Law Review. He is the Robert G. Lawson Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky. Before teaching, he worked as an associate with McGuireWoods, LLP, where he practiced labor & employment law, higher education law and complex commercial litigation. This year he is teaching civil lawsuits.

Professor Iannarone
received her J.D. from Yale Law School and previously served as a partner at Bondurant Mixson & Elmore in Atlanta where she practiced complex commercial litigation and professional liability law for nearly a decade. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University’s College of Law and has also taught legal writing at Vanderbilt Law School. This semester she will be teaching law of lawyering and civil lawsuits.

Professor Moses is returning for a second year as a visiting professor and teaching civil lawsuits, law of lawyering, statutory law and analysis and appellate advocacy. She received her J.D. from the University of Georgia and holds an LL.M. from Georgetown University. Her 33-year law career has provided her with extensive experience in academia and the practice of law.