Andrea Lyon

Visiting Professor of Law

Andrea Lyon specializes in both curriculum development and mentoring diversity in law school student and faculty populations. She has previous experience at the University of Michigan Law School as assistant clinical professor; DePaul University College of Law as clinical professor of law, Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, and Director of the Center for Justice in Capital Cases; and as Dean of Valparaiso University Law School.

Andrea Lyon received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her JD from Antioch School of Law. Her publications include law review articles, practice manuals and books, including The Feminine Sixth: Women in Criminal Defense (NACDL Press 2018), The Death Penalty: What’s Keeping it Alive (Rowan & Littlefield, 2015), Team Defense in Criminal Cases with Mortimer Smith (ABA publication, 2014), and Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer (Kaplan, 2010).

For Professor Lyon's full bio visit the Lyon Law Firm page.

During the 2021 Fall semester, she will be teaching Trial Advocacy.

Andrea Lyon
BA, Rutgers University, 1973
JD, Antioch School of Law, 1976