Deborah Challener

Professor Challener teaches primarily civil procedure and related courses. She has published several articles on civil procedure issues and is the author of four chapters in Mississippi Civil Procedure. She formerly served as a member of the Mississippi Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules and is currently a CALI Civil Procedure Fellow. Professor Challener received her B.A. degree from Oberlin College, her Master’s degree in Public Policy from Vanderbilt University, and her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law. Prior to teaching at Mississippi College School of Law, she taught at the University of Maine and Washburn University, worked for the law firm of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and clerked for two federal judges.