Eugene R. Milhizer

President and Dean

As an Army Judge Advocate, Dean Milhizer participated in hundreds of appeals, tried scores of criminal cases, and served in multiple leadership positions. For three years, he held a teaching appointment at the Judge Advocate General’s School at the University of Virginia. In 2001, he joined the Ave Maria faculty and his course offerings have included Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, National Security Law, and Military Law. Dean Milhizer has been an invited presenter at law schools across the country and his legal scholarship has been published in many prestigious law journals. In May 2006, he was appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and in April 2009, he was appointed Interim and then Acting Dean of the Law School. During the summer of 2009, under his leadership, the Law School successfully accomplished the unprecedented feat of relocating from Michigan to Florida. In January 2010, Dean Milhizer was appointed the Law School’s second President and Dean.