Academic Support and Bar-Related Programs Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Environmental Science, 2004, University of Redlands; J.D., magna cum laude, 2013, Southwestern Law School; Member, California State Bar
Phone: (213) 738-5786
Elizabeth Mackey-Sall was appointed as the Academic Support Fellow at Southwestern commencing with the 2013-14 academic year. In this position, she works closely with the co-directors of Academic Support and Bar-Related Programs in the administration and continuing development of workshops, the supervision of student tutors and the growth of the academic support and bar-related course curriculum.
Active in numerous professional activities throughout her legal education, Professor Mackey-Sall served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Richard M. Neiter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. She also was a law clerk/extern in the San Bernardino County Superior Court Resource Center and the Animal Cruelty Prosecution Unit of the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office and a student in Southwestern's Children's Rights Clinic. Additionally, Professor Mackey-Sall served as a Research Teaching Assistant for Associate Dean Arthur McEvoy's Torts course, where she helped develop a pilot program that provided students with practice and feedback on writing practice problems in key areas.
"The Academic Support Program at Southwestern helped me to reach my academic potential in law school," Professor Mackey-Sall said. "I am grateful for the guidance I received, and I am very excited to return to Southwestern to provide support to students."
Prior to attending law school, Professor Mackey-Sall spent more than a decade working for Starbucks Coffee Company where she served as a manager, conducted training programs for new store employees and management team members, and was active in the company's community outreach efforts. She also served as an Animal Control Commissioner for the City of San Bernardino.
The Academic Support and Bar-Related Programs Fellowship was established at Southwestern to provide a unique opportunity for a young lawyer or recent law school graduate to gain experience in administration, counseling and teaching while expanding individualized and group academic support and bar preparation programs for Southwestern students.