Susan  Donovan
Susan Donovan
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction in Residence, Director of the Mediation Clinic, and Interim Director of the Domestic Violence Law Clinic

Susan Donovan

Susan Donovan serves as Director of the Mediation Law Clinic. The Mediation Clinic is devoted to family law. Susan is a full-time member of the clinical professional staff.

Susan received her B.A. Magna Cum Laude from Birmingham Southern in 1984 and her J.D. with honors from Duke in 1987. She practiced with Howrey & Simon in D.C., and returned to Birmingham to work her way to partnership at Bradley Arant. She was in private practice in Tuscaloosa from 2001 to 2009, and a part-time staff attorney for our Elder and Domestic Violence Clinics in 2008-09. Much of her private practice in Tuscaloosa was in family law, and she served as Guardian Ad Litum on appointed and pro bono cases as well as an advocate in juvenile, family, and circuit courts.