Professor Griffin serves as Associate Dean and is a member of the faculty at the Mercer University School of Law. His teaching and scholarly interests focus on employment law, civil procedure, alternative dispute resolution, and education law. He has significant experience in private practice representing educational institutions and for-profit organizations in federal and state courts. Professor Griffin is a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences for organizations such as the National Association of College and University Attorneys, Stetson University College of Law National Conference on Law and Higher Education, the Alabama College System, and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Officers. Professor Griffin earned his law degree from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa, as well as a M.A.E. from the University of Northern Iowa and B.S. degree from Southern University at New Orleans He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Fred Banks of the Mississippi Supreme Court.