Two promoted at LMU Law

Kate ReaganUncategorized

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law has announced two promotions for faculty members in the new academic year.

Jason Smith, assistant professor, has been promoted to director of legal writing. Smith has taught primarily in the law school’s Legal Communication program since 2019. Smith earned both his baccalaureate degree and juris doctorate from the University of Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2009, summa cum laude and Order of the Coif.

Ann Walsh Long, Research and Digital Collections librarian, has been promoted in faculty rank to associate professor. A founding faculty member of LMU Law, Long has worked in law library since 2009. She has more than 25 years of legal research experience, working for the Environmental Protection Agency, in the private sector at several large law firms, and at the West Virginia University College of Law prior to joining LMU Law.

The LMU Duncan School of Law is located in Knoxville’s Historic Old City Hall Building. LMU Law is dedicated to preparing the next generation of lawyers to provide sound legal service in the often-underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. Info here or call 865-545-5303 or visit us online at

Kate M. Reagan is senior director of marketing and public relations at Lincoln Memorial University.

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