Laura Hash

Laura Hash
Direct or Externships &
Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Queens College
J.D., Mississippi College School of Law

Laura S. Hash is the Director of Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of Law at the Lincoln Memorial Duncan School of Law. Professor Hash oversees the Law School’s externship program, simulation courses, and clinical courses. Previously, Professor Hash served as the Dean of Students from 2010-2015. Professor Hash is currently teaching courses related to the experiential learning program, i.e. Externship I and II, Juvenile Law, and Juvenile Clinical Course. Professor has also taught in the legal writing program (Lawyering Skills, I, II, and IV), Academic Success Program (ASP I and III), Domestic Relations Drafting, and Professional Responsibility. From 2003-2006, Professor Hash worked as a trial attorney with a firm in Mississippi representing a small company in mass tort defense litigation, representing insurance company in subrogation claims, and representing plaintiffs in nursing home negligence actions. From 2007-2008, Professor Hash clerked for a Tennessee Juvenile Judge and developed a passion for representing minors in dependent and neglect cases. From 2008-2010, Professor Hash managed a private practice representing children, alleged incompetents, and Petitioners in juvenile and chancery court matters.

Professor Hash is an East Tennessee native who obtained her undergraduate degree in American Studies with a minor in music at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1999. She later received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law in 2003.

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