Associate Dean, Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.L.S., Brigham Young University
LL.B. (J.D. Equivalent), University of Western Ontario
J.D., University of New Mexico
Prior to joining Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law on March 1, 2009 as Associate Dean, Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library, Dean Gordon Russell was the founding Associate Dean for Library and Information Technology and Professor of Law at Charleston School of Law.
Dean Russell has taught first-year Legal Research and Writing, Interviewing, Negotiation and Counseling, Advanced Electronic Research, Advanced Legal Research and Legal Research Boot Camp. For the last 10 years he has taught legal research in offshore tax online for the International Off Shore Tax LL.M. program currently offered at Thomas Jefferson Law School in San Diego.
Dean Russell received his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, M.L.S. from Brigham Young University, LL.B. from University of Western Ontario and J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico.
Dean Russell was the keynote presenter at the American Association of Law Libraries Pre Conference Workshop in Philadelphia on Tired of Herding Cats? Re-image Your Law Library with ERM Best Practices in July 2011.
He was a member of the AALL Academic Law Library Special Interest Section’s Task Force on the ABA Standards Review. The Recommendations for ABA Standards Revision Relating to Academic Law Libraries can be found at http://www.abanet.org/legaled/committees/comstandards.html.
As a member of the ABA Legal Education Law School Facilities Committee, Dean Russell was involved in the planning of the ABA Bricks and Bytes Conference, March 2010 in Philadelphia and March 2012 in San Diego.