Staff and Student Attorneys


C. Elizabeth Belmont, Director CLPC and Clinical Professor of Law

Beth is graduate of Southern Illinois University, B.A. (1984), with her law degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1989).

Beth served as a Fellow with the Public Interest Law Initiative in Chicago, Illinois, representing victims of domestic violence, and then practiced for a number of years in the litigation and employment practices areas at Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz in Chicago, and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Los Angeles.

Beth was a visiting professor at Washington and Lee in 2001, and joined the law faculty in 2002 as Assistant Clinical Professor of Law. She is currently Director of the Community Legal Practice Center and Clinical Professor of Law. In addition to her work as a clinician, Beth serves as the University Mediator, and has taught employment practices and labor law.

Sue Coffey, Senior Legal Assistant

Sue was born in Rockbridge County. She has over 30 years administrative support experience, with an emphasis in the legal field. Sue joined the University staff in November, 2001.

Student Attorneys

Profiles coming soon.