Suzanne Loyd Cassidy teaches first year Introduction to Legal Research and the elective, Advanced Legal Research, in addition to managing law library operations and coordinating legal research instruction in the Law School. She was appointed Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law in 2000, and has held the rank of Professor of Law since 2005. Prior to joining Mercer Law School in 1987 as a reference librarian, Professor Cassidy practiced law in Macon and served as a law clerk to the late Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick, United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia.
Professor Cassidy received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, a J.D. cum laude from Mercer Law School, where she served as Associate Fifth Circuit Survey Editor of the Mercer Law Review, and a master’s degree in Information Studies from Florida State University, where she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.