Published on June 9, 2021  
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The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit and received the CALI Award for the spring 2021 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
Robert B. Adams

Local Government Law

DeBow, Michael E.

Colton T. Bassett

Estate Planning

Stephens, Craig M.

Kateryna Belyayeva

Corporate Taxation

Roberts, Tracey M.

Abigail M. Blankenship

Bioethics and the Law

Smolin, David M.

Chandler E. Boling

Elder Law

DiRusso, Alyssa A.

William H. Bridges

Evidence

Albin, Ramona C.

Mitchell K. Brisbon

Constitutional Law II

Ross, William G.

Mitchell K. Brisbon

Federal Courts-Civil

Newsom, Kevin C.

Mitchell K. Brisbon

Legislation

Anderson, Jeffrey M.

Chandler S. Brown

Civil Procedure II

Ross, William G.

Henry B. Brown

Deposition Skills and Technology

DiLorenzo, Heidi A.

Haleigh N. Chambliss

Contracts II

Bishop, Thomas B.

Haleigh N. Chambliss

Real Property

DeBow, Michael E.

Varro J. Clarke

Contracts II

Bishop, Thomas B.

Kendall M. Cowley

Civil Procedure II

Strickland, Henry C.

Elise M. Driskill

Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Elise M. Driskill

Real Property

McFarlin, Timothy J.

Kristen E. Gochett

Criminal Procedure I

Phillips, James E.

William M. Green

Complex Litigation

DeGaris, Annesley and

Gentle, Edgar

Meredith W. Hall

Contracts II

Albert, Miriam R.

Hannah J. Hammitte

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas B.

Forrest C. Hyde

Copyright Law

McFarlin, Timothy J.

Taylor A. Johnson

American Constitutional History

Ross, William G.

Taylor A. Johnson

Damages

Martin, Edward C.

Taylor A. Johnson

Secured Transactions

Walthall, Howard P.

Stephanie M. Lynge

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

DiRusso, Alyssa A.

Owen M. Mattox

Deposition Skills and Technology

DiLorenzo, Heidi A.

Caroline D. McLeroy

Local Government Law

DeBow, Michael E.

Michael M. Miaoulis

Federal Income Tax I

Roberts, Tracey M.

James Mitchell

Civil Procedure II

Ross, William G.

James Mitchell

Real Property

DeBow, Michael E.

Amanda E. Nelson

Information, Technology, and the Law

Laughlin, Gregory K.

Savannah M. Nixon

International Business Transactions

Kuruk, Paul

Jacob T. Norwood

Advanced Skills in Trial Advocacy-Criminal

McMakin, Julie E.

Francisco A. Pecci

Constitutional Law II

Denning, Brannon P.

Kaylee C. Rose

Constitutional Law II

Smolin, David M.

Lucas C. Schroeder

Evidence

Davis, LaJuana S.

Terra L. Silva

Domestic Relations

Fann, Heather R.

Kathryn Ashley Sineath

Conflict of Laws

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Kathryn Ashley Sineath

Criminal Procedure I

Phillips, James E.

Kathryn Ashley Sineath

Estate Planning

Stephens, Craig M.

Lindsey C. Smith

Payment Systems

Kuruk, Paul

Kristen H. Strickland

Copyright Law

McFarlin, Timothy J.

Kristen H. Strickland

Real Estate Transactions

McCurley, Robert L.

Mitchell J. Surface

Health Law

Dike-Minor, Chinelo E.

Mitchell J. Surface

Municipal Courts

Bishop, Thomas B.

Richard D. Turley

Products Liability

Martin, Edward C.

Alexa B. Wallace

Conflict of Laws

Hogewood, Lynn D.

Abigail G. Willis

Civil Procedure II

Strickland, Henry C.

Abigail G. Willis

Evidence

McCarthy, Terrence W.

Abigail G. Willis

Real Property

Roberts, Tracey M.

Brett Wood

Real Property

McFarlin, Timothy J.

Tyler E. Yarbrough

Contracts II

Bishop, Thomas B.

Taylor R. Sims

Professional Responsibilities

Carroll, John L.

Taylor B. Payne

Professional Responsibilities

Carroll, John L.