Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Web Address: https://www.smu.edu/Law
Phone Number: 214.768.2621
Address: 3315 Daniel Avenue
Dallas, TX 75205

Current Dean

Jason P. Nance
2022-08-10 to Current

Previous Deans (populated by deans in the database)

Thomas Mayo
2022-07-01 to 2022-08-10
Jennifer M. Collins
2014-07-01 to 2022-07-01
Julie P. Forrester
2013-06-01 to 2014-06-30
John B. Attanasio
1998-07-01 to 2013-05-31

Deans Who Attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Name
Degree
Year of Graduation
Paul McGreal
J.D.
1992
John Pierre
J.D.
1985

Previous Deans
(information provided by Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law)

Name
Tenure as Dean
John B. Attanasio
1998 - 2013
Harvey Wingo (ad interim)
1997 - 1998
C. Paul Rogers III
1989 - 1997
C. Paul Rogers III (ad interim)
1988 - 1989
Kenneth L. Penegar
1986 - 1988
Jeswald W. Salacuse
1980 - 1986
Aaron Joshua (A.J.) Thomas Jr. (ad interim) *
1978 - 1980
Charles O. Galvin *
1963 - 1978
John W. Reihm *
1959 - 1963
Robert G. Storey *
1947 - 1959
Charles S. Potts *
1927 - 1947

* Deceased


Additional Positions

Academic DeanSr. Assoc. Dean Elizabeth Thornburg
Chair of Faculty Appointments CommitteeProfessor Jeff Gaba
Most Recently Tenured Faculty MemberAssoc. Professor Meghan Ryan