Elizabeth M. Donovan

Director of Community Development Law Clinic and Associate Clinical Professor

Before joining Ave Maria School of Law in 2000, Professor Donovan practiced law at the Detroit office of Dykema Gossett for eight years, concentrating on litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and immigration.  Her clinical work focuses on human trafficking victims, immigrant victims of violent crimes, and alternative dispute resolution.  Professor Donovan holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Washington School of Law, a Master of Arts from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany.  She is a member of the Collier County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, the Southwest Florida Human Trafficking Coalition, and the Florida Bishops Ad Hoc Committee on Human Trafficking Awareness.