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2016-2017 EX-OFFICIO DIRECTORS

Dean Jennifer Gerarda Brown
Quinnipiac University School of Law

Jennifer Gerarda Brown is Dean and Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law.  A graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the University of Illinois College of Law, she clerked for the Honorable Harold A. Baker, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and practiced law in the litigation department of Winston & Strawn, Chicago, Illinois, prior to joining the academy. She has taught at a wide variety of law schools, including Emory, the University of Chicago, Georgetown, Harvard, and Yale. She teaches and writes about Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, and LGBT Legal Issues.



Dean Timothy S. Fisher
University of Connecticut School of Law

Tim Fisher began his term as the 17th dean of the University of Connecticut School of Law on July 1, 2013 following 35 years in private practice, including most recently at McCarter & English. In addition to his work with the Bar Foundation, he has been a board member of Greater Hartford Legal Aid, and he organizes support systems for exonerees released from prison through the efforts of the Connecticut Innocence Project.



Attorney William DeVane Logue
Chair, Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows
The Logue Group

Bill Logue is founder of The Logue Group, a firm specializing in conflict management and public policy and stakeholder facilitation. In addition, he frequently consults to foundations on program feasibility, design and evaluation. He is past chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section and past Co‐Chair of the Standing Committee on Dispute Resolution in the Courts, and a past President of the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution. He serves on several state and federal neutral panels and is a Senior Affiliate Practitioner of the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration. Bill teaches Negotiation and Representation in Mediation and is a Senior Fellow and Director of Training Programs at the Quinnipiac Law School Center on Dispute Resolution. He is a graduate of Brown University and UConn Law School and clerked for the Honorable Robert C. Zampano.



Dean Robert Post
Yale Law School

Robert Post is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Before coming to Yale, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Dean Post’s subject areas are constitutional law, First Amendment, legal history, and equal protection. He has written and edited numerous books, including Democracy, Expertise, Academic Freedom: A First Amendment Jurisprudence for the Modern State (2012); For the Common Good: Principles of American Academic Freedom (with Matthew M. Finkin, 2009); Prejudicial Appearances: The Logic of American Antidiscrimination Law (with K. Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Thomas C. Grey, and Reva Siegel, 2001); and Constitutional Domains: Democracy, Community, Management (1995).  He has an A.B. and Ph.D. in History of American Civilization from Harvard and a J.D. from Yale Law School.



Hon. Chase T. Rogers
Chief Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court

Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers, a Connecticut native, became the second female Chief Justice in Connecticut’s history on April 25, 2007. Prior to her appointment to the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Rogers was a Judge of the Appellate Court (February 2006 to April 2007) and a Judge of the Superior Court (January 1998 to February 2006.) Prior to her appointment to the bench, Chief Justice Rogers was an attorney at the law firm of Cummings & Lockwood. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1979 from Stanford University and her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 1983.