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Legal Studies Department: Contact and Faculty

Webster Hall 320, 470 East Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

Legal Studies Director & Department Chair:

Department Coordinator:


Full-Time Faculty:


Robin Jefferson Higgins, Director & Chair (full bio)
Webster Hall 315 
(314) 246-8724

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Anne Geraghty-Rathert (full bio)  
Webster Hall 317 
(314) 246-7827

Christine Hart
Webster Hall 318
(314) 246-7067

Tracey McCarthy 
East Academic Building 341 
(314) 246-5913

Adjunct Faculty

  • Stanley D. Brown
  • Hon. Paula Bryant
  • Noelle C. Collins
  • Peter J Dunne
  • Felicia C. Echols
  • Hon. Jimmie M. Edwards
  • Julie Fix Meyer
  • Craig K. Higgins
  • Rodney H. Holmes
  • Sonette Magnus
  • Doug McCloskey
    • Spencer Mcllvaine
    • William T. Quick
    • Katrina Shelby
    • Earnroyln Smith
    • Hon. Kathy A Surratt-States
    • Carl W. Yates III
    • Amanda Zeller

Legal Studies Advisory Board

The Legal Studies Advisory Board at Webster University is made up of attorneys, paralegals, members of the administration and the community at large. The many functions of the board include advising the Legal Studies Department regarding current trends in the legal community, curricular adjustments, and direct contact with the students during events such as the annual Orientation or Career Fair.

Angie M. Akerman, Paralegal Director of Paralegal & Support Staff Recruiting, JurisTemps, Inc.

Marie Durbin, J.D. Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Marie Durbin

Pamela J. French, Paralegal Paralegal, Convergys Corporation

Nancy Hellerud, J.D. Vice Provost, Office of the Provost, Webster University

Janet Hinton, Paralegal Chief Paralegal, Federal Public Denfender's Office, Saint Louis, Missouri

Stacey Kurich, J.D. Account Executive, Robert Half Legal

Laberta Lewis, Paralegal Suddenlink Communications, Legal Department, Saint Louis, Missouri

Collins H. Robinson, J.D. Collins H. Robinson, Esquire, Attorney at Law

Tammy R. Robinson, Paralegal  Hardee's Food Systems, Inc.

Stacia Sanders, Paralegal Manager of eDiscovery Services and Litigation Support, Bryan Cave, L.L.P.

Linda Williams, CP/Certified Paralegal Senior Paralegal, Armstrong Teasdale LLP

Mark Zvibleman, J.D. Managing Director, Sperry Van Ness/Infinity Commerical Group