Published on February 1, 2021  
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The following Cumberland School of Law students (bolded) qualified as Scholars of Merit and received the CALI Award for the fall 2020 term. The courses in which the students received this recognition are listed as well as the professors who taught the courses in which the students received this recognition. 

Scholars of Merit
Scholar Course Professor

Gabriel M. Tucker

Administrative Law

DeBow, Michael E.

Henry B. Brown

Advanced Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Alexandra J. Messmore

Advanced Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Taylor A. Johnson

Appellate Advocacy

Billingsley, Michael

Cecile G. Nicolson

Business Organizations

Albert, Miriam

Michael M. Miaoulis

Business Organizations

Albert, Miriam

Robert B. Adams

Business Organizations

DeBow, Michael E.

James E. Cory

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Trent A. Mansfield

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Abigail G. Willis

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Chandler S. Brown

Civil Procedure I

Ross, William G.

Jackson C. Burrow

Civil Procedure I

Ross, William G.

Franciso A. Pecci

Constitutional Law I

Denning, Brannon P.

Kateryna Belyayeva

Constitutional Law I

Smolin, David M.

Mickala J. Lewis

Constitutional Law I

Smolin, David M.

Mitchell K. Brisbon

Constitutional Law I

Ross, William G.

Haleigh N. Chambliss

Contracts I

Bishop, Thomas Brad

William H. Bridges

Contracts I

Bishop, Thomas Brad

David D. Kline

Contracts I

McFarlin, Timothy John

James Mitchell

Contracts I

McFarlin, Timothy John

Chandler S. Brown

Criminal Law

Albin, Ramona Carroll

Elise M. Driskill

Criminal Law

Davis, LaJuana S.

Rachel J. Leigh

Criminal Procedure I

Smolin, David M.

Gabriel M. Tucker

Criminal Procedure I

Smolin, David M.

Rylee H. Davis

Deposition Skills/Technology

Williams/DiLorenzo

Stephanie M. Lynge

Domestic Relations

Fann, Heather R.

Trent V. Testa

E-Discovery/Digital Evidence

Carroll, John Lawrence

Lauren C. Brasher

Employment Law

Taaffe, Laura Domm

Caroline D.McLeroy

Employment Law

Taaffe, Laura Domm

Robert P. Sparkman

Federal Income Tax I

Roberts, Tracey Michelle

Taylor Falkner

Financing Real Property Transactions

Maddox, Robert

Madison N. Vacarella

Financing Real Property Transactions

Maddox, Robert

Lidia E. Batista

Immigration Law

Bell, John C.

Liliana Beltran

Immigration Law

Bell, John C.

Forrest C. Hyde

Intellectual Property

McFarlin, Timothy John

Kristen H. Strickland

Intellectual Property

McFarlin, Timothy John

Dillon L. Rheuby

International Law

Kuruk, Paul

Kateryna Belyayeva

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leara, Stephen

David S. Newman

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas Brad

Gabriel M. Tucker

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas Brad

Jessica L. Lorenzetti

Negotiation

VanPelt, Lewanda K.

Cullen L. Armstrong

Nonprofit Corp-Law & Govern

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Jacob W. Denney

Nonprofit Corp-Law & Govern

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Mark A. Martin

Prof Responsibilities

Carroll, John Lawrence

Kaylee C. Rose

Prof Responsibilities

Carroll, John Lawrence

James R. Douglass

Prof Responsibilities

Ross, William G.

Catherine C. Kline

Secured Transactions

Kuruk, Paul

Hannah J. Hammitte

Solo Practice

McCurley, Robert L.

Hannah J. Hammitte

State Constitutional Law

Walthall, Howard P.

Rachel S. Williams

State Constitutional Law

Walthall, Howard P.

Davis B. Hendon

Taxation of Nonprofits

DiRusso, Alyssa A.

Lucas C. Schroeder

Torts

Evans, Jill E.

Trent A. Mansfield

Torts

Martin, Edward C.

Taylor A. Johnson

Torts II

Martin, Edward C.

Katelyn K. Dodd

Workers' Compensation

Barineau, Susan L.

Scholar of Merit Recipient

Course Title

Faculty

Gabriel M. Tucker

Administrative Law

DeBow, Michael E.

Henry B. Brown

Advanced Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Alexandra J. Messmore

Advanced Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Taylor A. Johnson

Appellate Advocacy

Billingsley, Michael

Cecile G. Nicolson

Business Organizations

Albert, Miriam

Michael M. Miaoulis

Business Organizations

Albert, Miriam

Robert B. Adams

Business Organizations

DeBow, Michael E.

James E. Cory

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Trent A. Mansfield

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Abigail G. Willis

Civil Procedure I

Strickland, Henry C.

Chandler S. Brown

Civil Procedure I

Ross, William G.

Jackson C. Burrow

Civil Procedure I

Ross, William G.

Franciso A. Pecci

Constitutional Law I

Denning, Brannon P.

Kateryna Belyayeva

Constitutional Law I

Smolin, David M.

Mickala J. Lewis

Constitutional Law I

Smolin, David M.

Mitchell K. Brisbon

Constitutional Law I

Ross, William G.

Haleigh N. Chambliss

Contracts I

Bishop, Thomas Brad

William H. Bridges

Contracts I

Bishop, Thomas Brad

David D. Kline

Contracts I

McFarlin, Timothy John

James Mitchell

Contracts I

McFarlin, Timothy John

Chandler S. Brown

Criminal Law

Albin, Ramona Carroll

Elise M. Driskill

Criminal Law

Davis, LaJuana S.

Rachel J. Leigh

Criminal Procedure I

Smolin, David M.

Gabriel M. Tucker

Criminal Procedure I

Smolin, David M.

Rylee H. Davis

Deposition Skills/Technology

Williams/DiLorenzo

Stephanie M. Lynge

Domestic Relations

Fann, Heather R.

Trent V. Testa

E-Discovery/Digital Evidence

Carroll, John Lawrence

Lauren C. Brasher

Employment Law

Taaffe, Laura Domm

Caroline D.McLeroy

Employment Law

Taaffe, Laura Domm

Robert P. Sparkman

Federal Income Tax I

Roberts, Tracey Michelle

Taylor Falkner

Financing Real Property Transactions

Maddox, Robert

Madison N. Vacarella

Financing Real Property Transactions

Maddox, Robert

Lidia E. Batista

Immigration Law

Bell, John C.

Liliana Beltran

Immigration Law

Bell, John C.

Forrest C. Hyde

Intellectual Property

McFarlin, Timothy John

Kristen H. Strickland

Intellectual Property

McFarlin, Timothy John

Dillon L. Rheuby

International Law

Kuruk, Paul

Kateryna Belyayeva

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leara, Stephen

David S. Newman

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas Brad

Gabriel M. Tucker

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas Brad

Jessica L. Lorenzetti

Negotiation

VanPelt, Lewanda K.

Cullen L. Armstrong

Nonprofit Corp-Law & Govern

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Jacob W. Denney

Nonprofit Corp-Law & Govern

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Mark A. Martin

Prof Responsibilities

Carroll, John Lawrence

Kaylee C. Rose

Prof Responsibilities

Carroll, John Lawrence

James R. Douglass

Prof Responsibilities

Ross, William G.

Catherine C. Kline

Secured Transactions

Kuruk, Paul

Hannah J. Hammitte

Solo Practice

McCurley, Robert L.

Hannah J. Hammitte

State Constitutional Law

Walthall, Howard P.

Rachel S. Williams

State Constitutional Law

Walthall, Howard P.

Davis B. Hendon

Taxation of Nonprofits

DiRusso, Alyssa A.

Lucas C. Schroeder

Torts

Evans, Jill E.

Trent A. Mansfield

Torts

Martin, Edward C.

Taylor A. Johnson

Torts II

Martin, Edward C.

Katelyn K. Dodd

Workers' Compensation

Barineau, Susan L.