Roger W. Kirst Henry M. Grether Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Kirst joined the faculty in 1974 and is a Professor of Law. In 1970 he received his J.D. degree from Stanford Law School where he served as a member of the Stanford Law Review. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1971 and the Nebraska Bar in 1974. He was employed as an associate by a New York City law firm from 1970-71 and served in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1971-74. Professor Kirst teaches Civil Procedure, Evidence and Civil Rights Litigation.
Jane Langan Mach Adjunct Law Professor
John P. Lenich Earl Dunlap Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
Professor Lenich joined the faculty of the College of Law in 1984 and taught for 36 years before retiring in 2019. Among the courses he taught were Antitrust, Appellate Advocacy, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, and Remedies. He also served as the Coach of the College’s National Moot Court Team from 1988 to 2007, as the Faculty Advisor to the Nebraska Moot Court Board from 1994 to 2002, and as a Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs from 2017 to 2018.
Jonathan L. Marshfield Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Marshfield joined the faculty in 2019. His research focuses on constitutional procedure and design, state constitutional law, and constitutional change. His work explores how procedural rules and political institutions can affect constitutional outcomes. Professor Marshfield’s most recent work has appeared in the Northwestern University Law Review, Boston University Law Review and the Michigan Law Review. Professor Marshfield’s state constitutional research has been cited by the New Jersey Supreme Court, and his resear
Kevin Ruser Richard and Margaret Larson Professor of Law and M.S. Hevelone Professor of Law
Professor Ruser joined the Law College faculty in June, 1985, as a supervising attorney in the Civil Clinical Law Program. He received a B.A. from UNL in 1975, with an English major and a history minor. Professor Ruser attended UNL College of Law and received his J.D. in 1979. He worked for Western Nebraska Legal Services from 1979-1985; the first two years were spent in the Grand Island branch office, and the last four years were spent in the Scottsbluff office, where he was managing attorney.
Anna W. Shavers Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Cline Williams Professor of Citizenship Law
Anna Williams Shavers is the Cline Williams Professor of Citizenship Law and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.
Ryan Sullivan Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Professor Sullivan joined the Law College faculty in August, 2013, as a supervising attorney in the Civil Clinical Law Program. He received his B.A. from Colorado State University-Pueblo while completing his enlistment in the U.S. Army, majoring in business administration. Thereafter he attended California University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his Master’s in Health Sciences. After a career in the fitness industry, he enrolled at UNL College of Law where he served as an editor of the Nebraska Law Review, the Chair of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the National Trial Team.