Steven J. KaminshineProfessor of Law Office of the Dean
B.S., summa cum laude, New York University at Albany
J.D. with honors, DePaul University School of Law
Civil Trial and Procedure
Constitutional Issues of Drug Testing
Sexual Harassment Law
Trends in legal education
Steven J. Kaminshine, professor of law, returned to the faculty on July 1. He was appointed dean on Oct. 11, 2005, after serving as interim dean from July 1, 2004. Prior to becoming dean, Kaminshine served as associate dean for academic affairs. He has been a member of the law faculty since 1985 and teaches courses in Civil Procedure, Labor Law and Employment Discrimination Law. His scholarship focuses on labor and employment issues, and he frequently speaks on topics related to employment law and to the state of legal education.
Kaminshine is a past president of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, and serves on its executive board. He also has been an active member of the Labor and Employment Sections of the Georgia and Atlanta Bars and has twice chaired the Atlanta bar’s section. Before joining the faculty, Kaminshine was a partner in a labor and employment law practice in New York City and spent three years at the National Labor Relations Board in Washington D.C. His undergraduate degree in history (summa cum laude) is from New York University at Albany, and he received his J.D., with honors, from DePaul University School of Law where he served on the DePaul Law Review.