Jerome Dees

Professor Dees joined the faculty at Faulkner University’s law school after practicing law for three years with the law firm Huntley, Jordan & Associates in Mobile, Alabama.  He is a graduate of Auburn University and Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.  Professor Dees teaches Professional Responsibility, Secured Transactions, Sales, Negotiable Instruments and Sports Law.  His research interests include issues involving the intersection of race, sports and the law.

Professor Dees has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Alabama, the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Professor Dees is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Association and the National Sports Law Institute.  He currently serves on the Alabama Task Force on Allied Professions and the Alabama Law Institute – Restrictive Covenants in Contracts Committee.

Professor Dees is deeply involved in equipping and supporting long and short term missionaries from the Landmark church of Christ with a particular focus on the African countries of Malawi, Zimbabwe and Tanzania.  Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for Compassion 21, the Alabama Appleseed Center, and the Least.

An avid athlete, Professor Dees is a half marathoner, spinner and yoga student.


B.A., Auburn University; J.D.

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law


  • Access or Interest: Why Brown Has Benefited African American Women More Than Title IX, 76 UMKC L. Rev. 625 (2008).
  • Bring Back the Crowd: Finding a Suitable Remedy for the Cheated Competitive Athlete, 9 Fla. Coastal L. Rev. 179 (2008).
  • A Call to Arms: Taking the Volunteer Out of the All Volunteer Force, 31 Okla. City L. Rev. 41 (2006).
  • Do the Right Thing: A Search for an Equitable Application of Title IX in Historically Black College and University Athletics, 33 Cap. U. L. Rev. 219 (2004).