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Steven W. Teppler

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Steven W. Teppler is a partner at Edelson McGuire, LLC, and chairs the firm’s electronic discovery, information governance and risk mitigation practice. Mr. Teppler advises clients about risk, liability, and compliance issues unique to electronic data generation. He has written extensively and lectures nationwide on electronic discovery and information governance, and digital evidence practice. Mr. Teppler holds six patents and is the founder and CEO of a content authentication provider. He is also Co-Chair of the eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Committee of the American Bar Association, past chair of the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee (2010-2011), a member of the Sedona Conference WG1, a founding member of the Information Assurance Consortium, and a co-author of the ANSI X9F4 financial industry trusted timestamp standards. Mr. Teppler also teaches a course in Electronic Discovery as an adjunct professor at Ave Maria School of Law.

   
 
   
 

Maureen M. Milliron

Director and Assistant Professor of Research, Writing, and Advocacy

Professor Milliron has been teaching law students for over fourteen years. Courses taught are primarily in skill building such as Research, Writing and Advocacy, Pretrial litigation, Client Representation and Negotiation. Prior to moving into teaching, Professor Milliron spent several years practicing both criminal and civil law. Her area of practice included both state and federal appellate advocacy, governmental immunity, employment discrimination, personal injury, and medical malpractice. For a good portion of her practice, Professor Milliron defended EMS and First Responder entities and personnel. She also worked with the Michigan Court of Appeals and has argued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Professor Milliron was a legal writing instructor at Wayne State University and the Michigan State University College of Law before joining Ave Maria School of Law.

   
 
   
 

Kevin H. Govern

Associate Professor

Professor Kevin H. Govern began his legal career as an Army Judge Advocate, serving 20 years at every echelon during peacetime and war in worldwide assignments involving every legal discipline. He has also served as an Assistant Professor of Law at the United States Military Academy and has taught at California University of Pennsylvania. He has published widely and spoken frequently on international and comparative law, national security and homeland security law, military operations, and professional ethics.

   
 
   
 

Ulysses Jaen

Law Library Head of Public Services

Ulysses N. Jaen brings over 30 years of experience to the School. He has worked as an entrepreneur, business manager and legal professional, taught in the Master’s in Legal Studies program at West Virginia University, and lectured on a variety of Advanced Legal Research topics while working for WVU. He worked for the Law Office of Hamstead, Williams & Shook from 2009 to 2012 and for the Law Offices of Angotti & Straface from 2006 to 2009. He worked at the WVU College of Law Library from 2005 to 2012 before joining the Law School. Mr. Jaen received his J.D. and a Master’s in Public Administration from West Virginia University. He completed his M.I.L.S., with an emphasis in leadership, from Florida State University in 2012. He was a Court appointed mediator and is a Special Advocate for abused and neglected children. Mr. Jaen is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Hispanic Bar Association, the American Association of Law Libraries (current member of the Diversity committee executive board until 2014), and South Eastern Chapter of AALL (SEAALL) and has presented at numerous conferences, and for various organizations and agencies.