Chief Diversity Officer Search Committee


  • Marcilynn A. Burke, dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law at the University of Oregon School of Law
  • Michael States, assistant dean for admissions, financial aid, and diversity initiatives at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law


  • Paulette Brown, senior partner and chief diversity and inclusion officer at Locke Lord LLP, and past president of the American Bar Association 
  • Evan Didier, associate director of enrollment management, LSAC Schools and Institutions 
  • Kevin R. Johnson, dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest law and Chicana/o Studies at the UC Davis School of Law 
  • Jason Owen, assistant dean of admission at Capital University Law School
  • Katherine Pérez, director of the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation at Loyola Law School 
  • Tracy Simmons, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
  • Catherine E. Smith, professor and associate dean of institutional diversity and inclusiveness at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Lisa Sonia Taylor, assistant dean for diversity, inclusion and affinity relations at American University Washington College of Law
  • Pedro Juan Windsor Jr., managing director of the ABA Center for Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession