Faulkner University

DR. GINA TUR-SOUTH'S VITA

CONTACT INFORMATION

OFFICE
ADDRESS: Faulkner University
Greer Hall, 304B
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
OFFICE PHONE: 334-386-7921
E-MAIL: gtursouth@faulkner.edu

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • JURIS DOCTOR OF LAWS
  • LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN THE STATE OF ALABAMA
  • ADMITTED TO THE ALABAMA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
  • EXPERIENCE TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION
  • EXPERIENCE TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
ABA Attorney Alabama Bar Association 2008 to present

 

EDUCATION
JURIS DOCTOR OF LAWS (2000), UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGE OF LAW.

MAJOR AREAS OF STUDY: General Practice of Law, Native American Law, Constitutiona Law, Family Law.

BACHELOR OF ARTS (1996), FREED-HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY.

MAJOR: English
MAJOR: Theatre

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA (1992), MARS HILL BIBLE SCHOOL.

MAJOR: Honors Diploma, College Preparatory Studies.

CONTINUING EDUCATION-PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (RECENT)

January 2008 PMBR Multi-State Bar Review
January 2008 BarBri Multi-State Bar Review
November 2007 PMBR Multi-State Bar Review
August 2007 AUM Family Violence/Child Abuse Issues & Prosecution
July 2006 BarBri Multi-State Bar Review
March 2005 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences National Conference

SPECIALIZATION AREAS
Family Studies, Constitutional Law, First Amendment Freedoms, Corrections

CURRENT EXPERIENCE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LEGAL STUDIES. FAULKNER UNIVERSITY. August 2005 to Present.

Description: Teach courses in Criminal Justice Studies and Legal Studies Areas, including Corrections, Constitutional Law, Family Law, and others. Perform faculty duties such as student advisement and career guidance. Serve on faculty and university committees.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
INSTRUCTOR, HONORS ENGLISH, ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. MARS HILL BIBLE SCHOOL. August 2001 to May 2004.

Description: Teach Honors English, Provide Career and College Counseling, serve on Faculty Committees.

ASSISTANT DEBATE COACH, ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. MARS HILL BIBLE SCHOOL. August 2001 to May 2004.

Description: Assist Debate Coach, attend and judge at high school forensics competitions.

ACTIVITIES: UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Faulkner University
Faculty Affairs Committee 2007 to present

Mars Hill Bible School

Faculty Recordkeeping Committee 2003 to 2004

ACTIVITIES: COMMUNITY SERVICE
  Parent-Teacher Association, Member. 2006-present
      Montgomery City Schools, State of Alabama
  Landmark Church of Christ
      Member 2005-present.
      Teacher 2006-present.
      VBS Volunteer 2005-present.
  Darby Drive Church of Christ
      Member 2001-2005.
      Teacher 2001-2005.
      VBS Volunteer 2001-2005.
  Westside Church of Christ
      Member 1996-2000.
      Teacher 1997-2000.
      VBS Volunteer 1999-2000.
  CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocate. 1997-1999
      Cleveland County, State of Oklahoma

ACTIVITIES: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
  State of Alabama Sentencing Commission
      March 2008 Volunteer

ACTIVITIES: PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  Alabama Bar Association 2008
      Member
  Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 2005
      Member

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
  ICJE
      2008 Presenter. Child Custody Issues
      2007 Presenter. Indian Child Welfare Act

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Courts

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Community Relations
Constitutional Law
Corrections
Courts and Courtroom Procedure
Criminal Evidence
Criminal Justice Ethics
Criminal Law
Cultural Diversity
Directed Studies
Family Law
Internship
Introduction to Paralegalism
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Juvenile Justice
Probation, Pardon and Parole

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
List Available Upon Request

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