Jill Elysa  Evans
Cumberland School of Law
Cumberland School of Law
Email: jeevans@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2164

Joined faculty in 1994

Teaching & Research Interests: Environmental Law, Torts

Practice Experience:

  • Partner; Keck, Mahin & Cate, Chicago and Los Angeles, 1985-94
  • Associate; Lawler, Felix & Hall, Los Angeles, 1984-85
  • Clerk; U.S. District Judge James E. Doyle, Madison, Wis., 1983-84

Degrees and Certifications

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1983
  • Master of Management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Marketing & Finance, 1983
  • B.A., University of California-Irvine, Social Ecology, 1979


  • "The Lawyer as Enlightened Citizen: Toward a New Regulatory Model in Environmental Law," Vermont Law Review (2000)
  • "Challenging the Racism in Environmental Racism: Redefining the Concept of Intent," 40 University