Abbie DeBlasis received her Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University where she graduated magna cum laude. She then received her Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. While earning her law degree, Professor DeBlasis served as Editor-in-Chief of the Wake Forest Law Review. Before beginning her teaching career at Belmont, Professor DeBlasis was an associate in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, where she focused her practice on regulatory and operational matters for health care clients. Prior thereto, Professor DeBlasis was a senior associate in the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Winston & Strawn LLP working in the areas of syndicated lending and corporate finance and an associate at Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, LLP (now K&L Gates LLP) practicing in the areas of capital markets and private equity. Professor DeBlasis is a member of the North Carolina and Tennessee bars. Professor DeBlasis will teach Legal Information and Communication I & II.