Professor of Law, CSJ Director 

Professor Lori A. Nessel joined Seton Hall in 1995 and is Dean's Fellow and Director of the Center for Social Justice. She regularly teaches immigration and refugee law courses and supervises live cases in the Immigration & Human Rights Clinic, including claims under the Refugee Convention, Torture Convention, as well as cases involving human trafficking, family reunification and other forms of relief from deportation. She has also been actively involved in designing the new International Human Rights/Rule of Law Project and is one of the principle faculty members engaged in the Haiti Rule of Law Project.

read more

Programs and
Research Centers

Departmental Faculty

Students at Seton Hall Law seeking careers in public interest or government service benefit from a highly respected and experienced faculty with strong connections and a commitment to helping students reach for their dreams. The faculty work who specialize in the areas of public interest and government service work in aspects of advocacy and public interest law, ranging from the local, fighting such issues as predatory lending and educational inequities; to serving within state government as policy advisors and legal counsel, to maintaining government accountability through such efforts as the Guantanamo Reports.

Public Interest and Government Service Faculty

Mark C. Alexander
Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academics

Baher Azmy
Professor of Law

Lori O. Borgen
CSJ Associate Director

Mark P. Denbeaux
Professor of Law

Linda E. Fisher
Professor of Law
Rachel D. Godsil
Eleanor Bontecou Professor of Law
Shavar D. Jeffries
Associate Professor of Law

Kevin B. Kelly
Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Jamie Pukl-Werbel
Jamie Pukl-Werbel
Assistant Professor of Legal Practice

Bryan Lonegan
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor

Lori A. Nessel
Professor of Law, CSJ Director

Jon Romberg
Associate Professor

Philip A. Ross
Associate Professor of Law

Claudette L. St. Romain
Associate Professor of Law