Chinelo   Diké-Minor
Assistant Professor of Law
Cumberland School of Law
239 E Robinson Hall
cdikemin@samford.edu
205-726-4901

Assistant professor Chinelo Diké-Minor joined the Cumberland School of Law faculty in January 2021 where she teaches health law and a variety of criminal law courses.  

Prior to joining Cumberland, she served as an assistant United States attorney for the Northern District of Alabama where she worked for eight years. There, she was the criminal division’s health care fraud coordinator. In that role, she successfully prosecuted multiple health care fraud and opioid prescribing cases. 

Before her most recent role, Diké-Minor practiced civil and criminal litigation at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York City. Prior to that she clerked for the late Honorable Judge Mark Kravitz in the District of Connecticut and for the Honorable Rosemary Pooler on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • J.D., Yale Law School