Laura S. Hash is the Director of Experiential Learning and Associate Professor of
Law at the Lincoln Memorial Duncan School of Law. Professor Hash oversees the Law
School’s externship program, simulation courses, and clinical courses. Previously,
Professor Hash served as the Dean of Students from 2010-2015. Professor Hash is currently
teaching courses related to the experiential learning program, i.e. Externship I and II,
Juvenile Law, and Juvenile Clinical Course. Professor Hash has also taught in the legal
writing program (Lawyering Skills I, II, and IV), Academic Success Program (ASP I and
III), Domestic Relations Drafting, and Professional Responsibility. From 2003-2006,
Professor Hash worked as a trial attorney with a firm in Mississippi representing a small
company in mass tort defense litigation, representing an insurance company in subrogation
claims, and representing plaintiffs in nursing home negligence actions. From 2007-2008,
Professor Hash clerked for a Tennessee Juvenile Judge and developed a passion for
representing minors in dependent and neglect cases. From 2008-2010, Professor Hash
managed a private practice representing children, alleged incompetents, and Petitioners
in juvenile and chancery court matters. 

Professor Hash is an East Tennessee native who obtained her undergraduate degree in
American Studies with a minor in music at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina
in 1999. She later received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law in 2003.

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AN APPEAL FOR CHANGE: ELIMINATING THE SECOND BITE AT THE APPLE IN TENNESSEE JUVENILE CASES (with April Meldrum), Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice (2015)