The UNM School of Law has promoted three faculty members.

Camille Carey has been promoted to the position of professor, and Yael Zakai Cannon and Alex Ritchie have been designated as associate professors, according to a UNM press release.

“Carey and Cannon teach in the law school’s pioneering, mandatory Clinical Program that trains students how to practice law. Ritchie teaches in the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program, known for its multidisciplinary approach and robust faculty,” the statement states.



“Carey teaches the Community Lawyering Clinic and the Law Practice Clinic, as well as the Domestic Violence Writing Seminar, Immigrants’ Rights Writing Seminar, Practicum and Torts. Her research and teaching interests include immigration, immigrant rights, family law, domestic violence, feminist legal theory and torts,” the press release said.

April Land, a UNM Law School professor, formerly the associate dean for Clinical Affairs, commended Carey for her services to the department and the field of academics. She also praised Cannon and Ritchie for their services to the department, community and field.