Assistant Dean for Admissions
Ms. Brinkley earned her B.A., cum laude, from The University of Alabama in 2000 and J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law in 2005 where she served as a Chairperson of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board and Manager of the Jessup International Moot Court Team.
Ms. Brinkley spent the following seven years as a practicing attorney in Nashville, Tennessee at the Waller firm. During that time, she represented businesses in the financial services and healthcare industries in civil litigation at trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts, as well as in disputes before alternative dispute resolution tribunals. She also defended clients who were subjects of government investigations by the Attorney General and U.S. Attorney Offices.
While in Nashville, Ms. Brinkley served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Nashville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division. A member of the Nashville Young Leaders Council, Ms. Brinkley also served on the Finance Committee of the Renewal House, on the Belcourt Theatre nD Festival committee, as a volunteer attorney for the Magdalene House, and as co-director of the annual Land Rover Race Judicata for a period of years.
Ms. Brinkley was appointed Assistant Dean for Admissions in November 2012. She is a member of the Tennessee and Alabama state bars.