Associate Dean, Professor of Law, and Law Library Director
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.L.S., Brigham Young University
LL.B., University of Western Ontario
J.D., University of New Mexico
M.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University
Courses taught: Legal Research, I, II, & III; Negotiation, Interviewing, and Counseling
Prior to joining LMU Law in 2009, Dean Gordon Russell was the founding Associate Dean for Library and Information Technology and Professor of Law at Charleston School of Law. For more than 10 years, he has taught legal research in offshore tax online for the International Off Shore Tax LL.M. program directed by William Byrnes.
Russell received his B.A. and M.L.S. from Brigham Young University, LL.B. from University of Western Ontario, J.D. from the University of New Mexico, and MBA from Lincoln Memorial University. He has served on a number of ABA Site Team Evaluations and is currently Chair of the AALL-Academic Law Libraries SIS CALI committee. He was a member of the AALL Academic Law Library Special Interest Section’s Task Force on the ABA Standards Review. As a member of the ABA Legal Education Law School Facilities Committee, Russell was involved in the planning of the ABA Bricks and Bytes Conference, March 2010 in Philadelphia and March 2012 in San Diego.
Student Services and Assessment Librarian, Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Freed-Hardeman University
J.D., University of Memphis
M.B.A., Bryan College
M.S.I.S., University of Tennessee
Courses taught: Legal Research I, II, III and MEE Skills
Bianca White has worked with law libraries for eight years. Prior to this experience Bianca worked as a labor and employment attorney. She has presented CLEs on a number of topics from legal research to discovery. She received a J.D. from University of Memphis School of Law. While in law school Bianca participated in moot court competitions. Bianca received the Excellency in Trial Advocacy award and scholarship and the CALI award for Trial Advocacy. Bianca most recently obtained in Masters in Information Science from the University of Tennessee where she continues to conduct research in the area of legal reference services and Access to Justice.