Lezlie A. Griffin serves as the Assistant Dean for Career Development and Diversity Initiatives at Tulane Law School where she oversees career development as well as initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion in the Tulane Law community. Dean Griffin previously served as the Assistant Dean for Career Services at the University of Alabama School of Law. Before her move to Alabama, Dean Griffin was a career counselor and diversity coordinator at Tulane Law, and previously practiced labor and employment law as a Staff Attorney with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Dean Griffin currently serves in leadership roles with the National Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) and the American Bar Association (ABA), and was previously selected to serve on two NALP event planning teams, as well as speak at the NALP annual conference. She is also an active member of the Florida Bar, the Federal Bar Association Board of Directors, the Martinet Legal Society, and the Association for Women Attorneys.
Dean Griffin is a two-time graduate of Tulane Law School, earning both her JD and a Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law. Additionally, she’s a summa cum laude graduate of Troy University with a BS in broadcast journalism and public relations.