Our administration is committed to creating and implementing an innovative curriculum designed to produce lawyers who are ready to practice and to serve their communities.

A. Felecia Epps

Angela Felecia Epps joined UNT Dallas College of Law as Dean and Professor of Law effective July 1, 2018. Epps served as Professor of Law at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law from January 2016 to May 2018 and as Dean of the FAMU College of Law from January 2016 to May 2017. 

In 1980 Dean Epps received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska in 1983 she attended The Basic School in Quantico Virginia followed by Naval Justice School (NJS) in Newport Rhode Island. Epps graduated with honors from NJS and was certified as a Judge Advocate in the United States Navy.  She served 10 years on active duty holding a variety of positions including Defense Counsel, Trial Counsel, Chief Military Justice Officer, Chief Civil Law Officer and Chief Legal Assistance Officer. Epps was awarded the Naval Achievement Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal while on active duty.

Dean Epps left the USMC in 1992 having attained the rank of Major. She continued serving the community by working for Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) as the managing attorney of its Albany, Georgia Office. As managing attorney Epps supervised the efforts of attorneys and administrative staff in providing free legal services to low income people in 19 counties in Southwest Georgia.

In 1999 Epps started her career in legal academia at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. She served as supervising attorney in the Mental Health Law Clinic, part of the Bowen Legal Clinic. Epps went on to teach Trial Advocacy, Legal Interviewing and Counseling, Criminal Law, and Pre-Trial Criminal Procedure. She served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from May 2008 to December 2014.

During her time at Bowen Dean Epps continued her commitment to community service by serving on the Board of Directors of several community organizations including the Black Community Developers of Little Rock Arkansas, the Lonoke Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund, and the Center for Arkansas Legal Services.  Epps also served as Co-chair of the Arkansas Criminal Code Revision Commission and Chair of the UALR Undergraduate Curriculum Revision Task Force. For her work helping to revise the Arkansas criminal code, Epps received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service in 2006.

Epps’ scholarship focuses on social and criminal justice.

Peter C. Alexander
Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Visiting Professor

Peter Alexander is the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and a Visiting Professor at UNT Dallas College of Law. He recently served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. He is the former Dean of Southern Illinois University School of Law and the Founding Dean of Indiana Tech Law School in Fort Wayne.

Alexander earned his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Following law school, he clerked for the Hon. Harold A. Baker, U.S. District Judge for the Central District of Illinois and for the Hon. Larry L. Lessen, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of Illinois.

Prior to his deanships, Alexander was a faculty member at The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. He has taught in the areas of Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, Evidence, Legal Writing, and Trial Practice. He began law school teaching in 1992 and has taught continuously except for one year during that time.

Prior to becoming a law professor, Alexander was in private practice for seven years where he focused on bankruptcy, real estate transactions, and civil and criminal litigation in federal court.

Alexander is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, and he is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Alexander is the author of two monographs on bankruptcy topics and more than a dozen law review articles. In 2014, he co-authored a book with his father, entitled "It Takes a Village: The Integration of the Hillburn School System," which was published by Page Publishing. He has completed a manuscript that will be published in the near future as a book entitled "Insufficient Funds: The Financial Life of Frank Lloyd Wright." He is regular CLE presenter, leading programs on Bankruptcy, Legal Education, and Trial Skills.

Reynaldo Anaya Valencia
Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Professor of Law

“Rey” Valencia is Associate Dean for Finance and Administration and Professor of Law effective June 2016. He served UNT Dallas College of Law as Visiting Professor of Law and Interim Associate Dean of Operations from July 2015 - May 2016. Professor Valencia will teach Business Associations.

He previously served as Associate Dean for Administration and Finance, and held the Ernest W. Clemens Professorship for Corporate and Securities Law at the St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. He was the founding director of the Center for Latina/Latino Legal Studies at St. Mary’s.

Born and raised in the Texas Panhandle, Professor Valencia is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. Following law school, he practiced law with Jones, Day in Dallas for 5 years, in the areas of commercial litigation and corporate bankruptcy.

He joined the St. Mary’s law faculty in 1995. He was appointed by President Clinton as one of 16 White House Fellows for 1999-2000, and worked in the White House Office of Chief of Staff, focusing primarily on race, civil rights, immigration, and Hispanic education issues. He is the lead author of Mexican Americans and the Law: ¡El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Vencido!

Valencia has received the 2012 Equality Texas Becky Cross Anchor Award in recognition of work with and support of LBGTQ students; the 2008 Distinguished Faculty Award from St. Mary’s Law School; and the Outstanding Legal Achievement Award (2003 and 2006) from the Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio. He has served, by appointment, on: the Supreme Court of Texas Task Force for Gender Fairness; several committees of the Law School Admission Council; and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity.

Everett D. Chambers
Assistant Dean of Pedagogy
Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Everett Chambers is an Assistant Professor of Law effective fall 2016, teaching Family Law topics, Legal Methods, and Legal Analysis for the Texas Bar III. He became Assistant Dean of Pedagogy in fall 2017. Professor Chambers received his undergraduate degree from the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, and his J.D. from Texas Wesleyan School of Law.  

Courteney Harris
Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development

Courteney Harris is the Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development for the UNT Dallas College of Law. Prior to joining the Office of Career and Professional Development, Harris practiced law for 10 years. As an assistant attorney general she practiced child support enforcement. She also worked as a Tax Attorney for a Texas school district. Harris is a certified mediator and a member of the State Bar of Texas. Harris graduated from Xavier University of New Orleans with a B.A. in English. She earned her M.P.A. and J.D. from Texas Southern University.

Edward T. Hart
Assistant Dean for Law Library
Assistant Professor of Law

Assistant Professor Edward T. Hart is the Assistant Dean for Law Library. He oversees the services and collections of the Law Library, including legal research skills instruction. Before coming to UNT Dallas College of Law in August 2013, Hart was Head of Technical Services and Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Edward Hart is a native of Valdosta, Georgia, where he graduated from Valdosta State University in 1992 before going on to the New England School of Law, graduating in 1999. He earned his Master's in Library Science from Simmons College in 2002 and an LLM in European Union from Northumbria University in 2006. He started his library career while attending NESL as a student assistant and later served as the Acquisitions and Collections Management Librarian (2000-2005). He then moved to the University of Florida where he started as Acquisitions Librarian (2005-2008) before his promotion to Head of Technical Services (2008-2013). While at University of Florida he also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching Advanced Legal Research.

Hart is the author of the chapter “Technical Services 2.0” in Law Libraries in Digital Age.  He has published several articles that have appeared in such journals as International Journal of Legal Information, Legal Information Management, and Journal of Southern Legal History.

He has been a member of the American Association of Law Libraries since 2000. He was a Fellow of the AALL's first Leadership Academy in 2007. He served as president of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries in 2012-13 and chair of the Government Documents – Special Interest Section in 2014-2015. He is president of the Dallas Association of Law Libraries for 2016-2017. Outside of the legal community, he serves as the volunteer training chair for the Tejas Caddo District of the Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America.


Valerie D. James
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Scholarships

Valerie D. James is the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Scholarships. Before joining UNT Dallas College of Law in June 2013, James served as the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships at the University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law from 2011 to 2013. Prior to being promoted to the position of Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships, she served as its Assistant Dean for Student Affairs from 2009-2001, working specifically with the student body in the areas of academic success, bar passage, student advising, and student services.


James graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2003 with a B.A. in Professional and Technical Writing and a B.A. in Criminal Justice. She received her J.D., with honors, in 2008 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. She received the National Association of Women’s Lawyers Outstanding Woman Graduate award. She was also named Bowen Student Representative for the National Academy of Trial Lawyers, member of Bowen and BLSA mock teams, academic success lead mentor, and Paralegal of the Year by the Arkansas Association of Legal Assistants.

While in undergraduate and law school, she worked as a senior paralegal and law clerk at the Little Rock law firm of Mitchell, William, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. After receiving her law license in Arkansas in 2008, she joined the firm as an associate. Her practice experience included the areas of business and commercial litigation, business tort, bankruptcy, employment discrimination, and pro bono.

Karen M. Jarrell
Assistant Dean for Academic Services and Law School Registrar

Karen M. Jarrell is the Assistant Dean for Academic Services and Law School Registrar. With more than 26 years of professional experience, Jarrell previously served as Assistant Provost, Assistant Vice President for Financial Aid, Assistant Clinical Professor, and University Registrar at The University of Texas at Dallas where she assisted a population of over 20,000 students. Jarrell also served as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Registrar, and Student Information Systems Manager at Paul Quinn College for almost two years, and was the Acting Registrar at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts where she worked for almost ten years. Jarrell has extensive experience in all areas of enrollment management to include admissions, registrar, financial aid, and billing/bursar activities.

After completing high school in Mannheim Germany, in 1982, she attended college at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and Hagerstown Community College in Hagerstown, Maryland. She received an Associate of Arts in English/Communications in May of 1985 from Hagerstown Community College. After living in the Republic of Panama for three years, serving as a civilian communications liaison for the United States Army, she resumed her education at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Massachusetts. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English/Communications in January of 1994 and a Masters in Education in May of 1996 from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Jarrell earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Public Affairs in January of 2007 from The University of Texas at Dallas. Jarrell is a published scholar in the fields of succession planning and city governance and a proud member of Alpha Chi, Phi Lambda Theta, and past-president of Pi Alpha Alpha. Jarrell is also a member of several professional organizations to include the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and is currently serving on the federal compliance committee for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

Kevin W. Robinowich
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Kevin W. Robinowich joined the UNT Dallas College of Law in January 2016 as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 and St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2008 where he earned membership in the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and he is a certified mediator.

After graduation, Robinowich remained connected to St. Mary’s working as the Associate Director of the Summer Skills Enhancement Program for St. Mary’s University School of Law. In 2009, he took the position of Clinical Fellow for the Center for Legal and Social Justice (CLSJ) at St. Mary’s, and continued to work with students in the Summer Skills Enhancement Program. As a Clinical Fellow, Robinowich practiced and lectured in a variety of areas of law including consumer law, probate law, wills and estates, bankruptcy, family law, and Social Security law. He taught St. Mary’s law students to practice in these areas of law as well. He also played an integral role in setting up the CLSJ’s office and procedures at Haven for Hope, the local transitional homeless shelter. During his time as a Clinical Fellow, Robinowich also worked with the Community Justice Program to initiate the Criminal Warrants Clinic, and provided legal presentations for the Parenting Order Legal Clinic and other organizations.

In 2011, Robinowich became the Associate Director of Academic and Student Affairs. In this position he worked with other faculty and staff to create and implement a new and robust academic support program at St. Mary’s University School of Law. In 2013 he became Director of Academic Support for St. Mary’s University School of Law and continued to serve students’ needs in the areas of academic support and student affairs. He also taught a course in consumer bankruptcy law.

Robinowich has published an article, From Admission to Bar Passage: Extending a Helping Hand to Students at St. Mary’s University School of Law, 14 SCHOLAR 107 (2011). He has also presented at national conferences including the Association of American Law Schools Midyear Meeting - Workshop On Measuring Learning Gains, Orlando, Florida; the 2015 Rapid Insight Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; the 2015 Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois; and the 2nd Annual Southwestern Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Workshop, San Antonio, Texas.

Derrick P. Morgan
Director of Development, Alumni Relations and Special Projects

Derrick P. Morgan is the Director of Development, Alumni Relations and Special Projects for UNT Dallas College of Law. With more than 20 years of professional experience, Morgan previously served as the executive director of the University of North Texas Alumni Association, where he was responsible for all alumni relations services for the more than 200,000 graduates of UNT. Prior to UNT, he served as director of alumni relations at San José State University. Morgan has also served as the associate vice president of marketing and membership of the Texas Tech University Alumni Association.

Morgan attended Texas Tech University and received his bachelor’s degree with honors in marketing in 1993.

Sheena R. Brooks
Assistant Director of Admissions

Sheena R. Brooks is Assistant Director of Admissions for UNT Dallas College of Law. She holds a B.A. in Liberal Studies, and also a Master of Arts with a concentration in Student Affairs, from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. Brooks has extensive experience in student enrollment and admissions. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she worked as Program Coordinator and Assistant to the Associate Dean. Following graduation, she served as Academic Support Specialist for graduate programs. From 2011 until her move to UNT Dallas College of Law, Brooks served as Enrollment Management Coordinator for graduate studies at University of Arkansas Little Rock.

Roberto Cruz
Assistant Director of Academic and Financial Services

Roberto Cruz is the Assistant Director of Academic and Financial Services. Prior to joining UNT Dallas College of Law, he served as the Program Coordinator for the Office of First Year Experience at El Centro College that dedicated its services to the onboarding and advisement of first generation and first time in college students. In his four years at El Centro College, Cruz held positions in Academic Advising and also served as the Interim Director of the Office of First Year Experience.

Cruz began his professional career as an ESOL Aide for (K-6) and transitioned into higher education. He has over three years of experience serving as a Senior Registrar for Shelton Ogle Enterprises, where he maintained the student records and processes for seven sites throughout the state of Texas. He is a student advocate and is deeply committed to student success. Being a Dallas native and one who loves baseball, Cruz is an avid Texas Rangers fan. He attended The University of Texas at Austin and completed his bachelor’s degree in 2009.

Lewis Giles
Assistant Director of Library Services

Lewis Giles is Assistant Director of Library Services for UNT Dallas College of Law. Lewis is a Dallas native. He earned both a B.A. in Art and Performance and a M.A. in Emerging Media and Communications from the University of Texas at Dallas. He previously served as a Student Program Development Specialist for Dallas County Community College District. Giles completed his Master of Science in Library Science (MS-LS) at the University of North Texas.

Mike Pearson
Assistant Director of Legal Educational Technology


Suma Ruth
Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development

Suma A. Ruth is the Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development.  Prior to joining UNT Dallas College of Law in fall 2017, Ms. Ruth practiced law for several years, most recently as a litigator in the areas of family law, immigration law, and consumer bankruptcy.

In 2005, Ms. Ruth obtained a B.A. in Government and Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin.  She received a J.D. in 2009 from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  While at OU, she was a coordinator for Students for Access to Justice, the law school’s pro bono and public interest organization, where she organized the public interest career fair, raised funds for a public interest stipend program, and organized several trips to the Gulf Coast to assist with disaster relief legal efforts.  In the summer of 2008, Ms. Ruth was selected for the Equal Justice Works, AmeriCorps JD program and worked with Lone Star Legal Aid in Galveston, Texas, where she advocated for improved housing and public benefits.

Following law school, Ms. Ruth joined the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, where she focused on improvements to the state’s child nutrition programs.  She became a Staff Attorney for Mosaic Family Services in 2010, and represented survivors of domestic abuse and trafficking with contested family law matters and petitions for immigration relief.  Ms. Ruth then worked on public policy related to child welfare and juvenile delinquency at Children at Risk, and joined Strayer University as an Adjunct Faculty member.  In 2014, Ms. Ruth opened and briefly managed her own law practice before joining an established firm.

Ms. Ruth continues to provide pro bono assistance with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, Human Rights Initiative, Hope’s Door, CHETNA, the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, GRACE, Texas Advocacy Project, Catholic Charities, and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.  She is licensed in Texas and Oklahoma.

Ms. Ruth also remains involved with several community organizations:  She was a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class of 2011, and served as Chair for the Lawyers Against Domestic Violence and Equal Access to Justice Committees.  Since 2014, she has been an Executive Board member of the South Asian Bar Association of Dallas-Fort Worth.  In 2015, Ms. Ruth joined the Letot Center Capital Foundation Board of Trustees and was appointed by the Commissioner’s Court to serve on the Dallas County Child Welfare Board of Directors.

Alyse Willett, LPC
Counselor and ADA Facilitator

Alyse Willett, LPC, is the Counselor and ADA Facilitator at UNT Dallas College of Law. Ms. Willett received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin and her Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Prior to her employment at UNT Dallas College of Law, Ms. Willett worked as a mental health clinician with Dallas County in their Juvenile Department, with the Consult Liaison Psychology Department at Parkland Hospital, and as a Research Assistant with the Dallas Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. Ms. Willett has experience working with adults and adolescents facing a variety of mental health issues, including trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, and substance abuse issues. Ms. Willett is a certified trauma therapist and incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Person Centered Therapy, and Mindfulness Theories in her practice.

Al Ellis
Community Outreach Facilitator

Al Ellis, Of Counsel with Sommerman & Quesada and a practicing trial lawyer and mediator, joined the UNT Dallas College of Law as a part-time Professor of Practice in the inaugural faculty. While continuing to practice law, he will teach and contribute in the areas of the profession and practice of law, externships, and mentoring. Beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year, Ellis will serve as Community Outreach Facilitator, working with Dean Royal Furgeson.

After graduation from the University of Texas at Arlington and service in Vietnam as a U.S. Army airborne infantry officer, Professor Ellis graduated from SMU Law School, where he was chief counsel for the SMU legal clinic and served on the board of editors for the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. Professor Ellis has tried over 175 jury trials, is Board Certified in Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law, has earned membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and has taught in the trial advocacy program at SMU.

Throughout his career, he has been committed to community service, professional development, the bar association, and access to justice. He has served as President of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. His contributions also include serving on the boards of the State Bar and Dallas Bar Associations; Legal Services of North Texas; Dallas Legal Hospice; Dallas Habitat for Humanity; Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation; and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism.

His many awards include the Dallas Bar Association’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Award; Dallas Lawyers Auxiliary Justinian Award; Texas Bar Foundation’s Dan Price Memorial Award; UTA Distinguished Alumni; Nancy Garms Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Law-Focused Education; and the Dallas Trial Lawyers Distinguished Community Involvement Award.

Ernest R. Higginbotham
Mentorship Program Facilitator

Ernest R. Higginbotham joined the College of Law in April 2015 on a part-time basis to serve as Mentorship Program Facilitator to help evaluate and implement the innovative Louis A. Bedford, Jr. Mentorship Program. His legal experience includes large firm private practice, corporate law department management, and extensive participation in professional organizations. He also brings over forty years’ involvement in the religious, cultural and civic life of Dallas.

A native Texan, Ernie Higginbotham attended public school in Dallas and graduated from Carthage High School in East Texas. He attended Princeton University where he graduated cum laude in History. In 1969-70, he saw combat in Vietnam and Cambodia as a Field Artillery officer and was awarded two Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart and an Army Commendation Medal for valor.

Returning home, he attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review, Order of the Coif, and graduated with honors. After law school, he served as Briefing Attorney for Texas Supreme Court Justice Ruel C. Walker. Moving to Dallas, he joined the firm of Strasburger, Price, Kelton, Martin & Unis (now Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.), where he practiced for 27 years with an emphasis on antitrust and commercial litigation. After taking early retirement as a Senior Partner, he joined Canada-based international technology company Nortel Networks as Vice President, Litigation, to develop and manage a team with global responsibility for the company’s varied litigation. To cope with serious challenges to the company’s accounting practices, he helped organize and coordinate a team of U.S. and Canadian lawyers to respond to investigations by the S.E.C., Ontario Securities Commission, F.B.I. and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as well as class actions in the U.S. and three Canadian provinces. Before joining the College of Law, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Government Affairs, for UnitedLex Corporation, a global legal consulting, technology and outsourcing company, where he assisted corporate and law firm clients in managing electronic stored information (ESI) in litigation.

His participation in professional organizations includes American Law Institute (Life Member), State Bar of Texas Antitrust and Business Litigation Section (former Chairman), Texas Law Review Association (former President), Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association, Litigation Sections of both the State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association, American Bar Foundation (Life Fellow), Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow), and Dallas Bar Foundation (Charter Fellow). He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America (Business Litigation) and has served as a faculty member of ALI-ABA Course of Study on Civil Practice and Litigation Techniques in Federal and State Courts and on the Board of Editors of Federal Evidence Practice Guide.

His prior community involvement has included Greater Dallas Community of Churches (President), Dallas Theater Center (Secretary and General Counsel), Dallas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Vice-President), First Presbyterian Church of Dallas Foundation (President), Leadership Dallas (Class of 1983), Presbyterian Communities and Services (Secretary).

He is currently involved in First Presbyterian Church of Dallas (Elder, Sunday School Teacher), weekly meal service volunteer at the Second Chance Café at The Bridge homeless assistance center, lead volunteer for monthly Family Stabilization Food Program at The Stewpot, and Synod of the Sun (Assistant Stated Clerk). He currently serves on the boards of Evergreen Life Services and the Presbyterian Historical Society.


Tracy Eaton
Library Specialist

Tracy Eaton is a Library Specialist for UNT Dallas College of Law. She is currently pursuing a Master of Library Science from the University of North Texas with a focus on law librarianship. Tracy holds a J.D., and an LL.M. in Taxation, from the University of Houston Law Center, as well as a B.S. in Business Administration from Trinity University. She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, and the Dallas Association of Law Libraries.


Qu'Wanua Q. Robinson
Admissions Specialist

Qu’Wanua Q. Robinson serves as the Admissions Specialist at UNT Dallas College of Law. She was previously Senior Administrative Associate to Admissions. Before joining the College of Law, she was a Student Program Development Specialist for Dallas County Community College District. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Human Service Management and Leadership with a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Public Leadership.


Tracie Crosswhite
Project Coordinator for Career and Professional Development

Tracie Crosswhite is the Project Coordinator for UNT Dallas College of Law Office of Career and Professional Development. Prior to joining the College of Law, she was the Administrative Coordinator II and Grant Program Assistant for the Home Instruction for Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program for the UNT Denton College of Education.

Tracie is originally from Mississippi and was the Office Manager for the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems Extension at Mississippi State University for 10 years. Tracie has twenty years of administrative, grant and contract management, budgeting and compliance experience. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Sciences.

Sylvia Littleton
Administrative Coordinator and Assistant to the Dean

Sylvia Littleton is the Administrative Coordinator and Assistant to the Dean, UNT Dallas College of Law. A thirty-year veteran of the City of Dallas, she worked in several departments advancing her administrative, management, contract compliance, budgeting, performance, project management, human resources/relations and customer service skills.

Sylvia has a MS in Human Relations and Business from Amberton University, a BS in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas, and an Associates in Mid-Management from El Centro College. She received her Professional in Human Resources Certification (PHR) from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) in 2006 and a Project Management Certificate from Amberton. Littleton completed 12 hours in Organizational Leadership towards an Ed.D. degree from Nova SouthEastern University.

Rachel Barone
Senior Administrative Associate to Faculty


Kristian Bryant
Senior Administrative Associate to Director of Academic Success and Bar Readiness

Benjamin Nall
Senior Administrative Associate to Faculty

Benjamin Nall is Senior Administrative Associate to Faculty at UNT Dallas College of Law. Benjamin holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Previously, Benjamin was employed by the University of North Texas Police Department as a Public Safety Specialist from 2012 to 2015, where he provided security services for the Denton campus and assisted students, faculty, staff, and guests of the university.

Myranda Staten
Senior Administrative Associate to Student Affairs, Student Life, and External Engagement

Dell Jackson
IT Support Lead for Office of Information Technology

Juan Hernandez
IT Support Specialist


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