The Appalachian School of Law has appointed LSU law Prof. Lucy McGough as its eighth dean.
McGough will succeed Clinton Shinn who returns to teaching as of June 30.
McGough has been on the Louisiana State faculty for more than 25 years where she has written extensively on juvenile justice and family law. She was a member of the American Bar Association panel that granted accreditation for ASL.
-Peter Vieth, with hat tip to the SW Virginia Law Blog.