The Legal Services Review Panel 


The Legal Services Review Panel evaluates legal issues affecting independent colleges and universities, and advises members on the implications of precedent-setting litigation.
(Historical list of LSRP members)


Current Members (Effective September 2015)
John B. Wilson (Chair)
President
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in New Jersey
797 Springfield Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901-1107
(908) 277-3738
Fax:  (908) 277-0851 
jbwilson@njcolleges.org  
Class of 2016
 

Kelly Capen Douglas

General Counsel
University of San Diego
Hughes Administration Center, Room 320
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA  92110
(619) 260-7974
Fax: (619) 849-8219 
kdouglas@SanDiego.edu
Class of 2016
 

John E. Hart

General Counsel 
Cedarville University 
251 N. Main Street
Cedarville, OH  45314
(937) 766-3200
Fax:  (937) 766-3331
johnhart@cedarville.edu
Class of 2017
 

C. Todd Jones

President
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio  
41 South High Street, Suite 2424
Columbus, OH 43215-6152
(614) 228-2196
Fax: (614) 228-8406
tjones@aicuo.edu 
Class of 2017
 

Beverly E. Ledbetter

Vice President & General Counsel
Brown University 
One Prospect Street/P.O. Box 1913
Providence, RI 02912-1913
(401) 863-1104
Fax:  (401) 863-1199
Class of 2017
 

Jim Newberry

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2525 Harrodsburg Road, Suite 300
Lexington, KY  40504
(859) 219-8226
Fax:  (859) 255-6903 
CELL 859 421-8526 
jim.newberry@steptoe-johnson.com
Class of 2015
 

Thomas J. O'Neill, Jr.

President
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Nebraska
635 South 14th Street, Suite 310
Lincoln, NE 68508-2707
(402) 434-2818
Fax:  (402) 434-2825
TipOneill2@aol.com 
Class of 2015
 

José D. Padilla 

Vice President & General Counsel
DePaul University
1 East Jackson Blvd.
22nd Floor
Chicago, IL  60604
(312) 362-8590
Fax:  (312) 362-5664
jpadill7@depaul.edu 
Class of 2015
 

Dorothy K. Robinson

Vice President & General Counsel
Yale University 
2 Whitney Avenue, 6th Floor/P.O. Box 208255
New Haven, CT 06520-8255
(203) 432-4949
Fax:  (203) 432-7960
Class of 2017
 

Dana Scaduto 

General Counsel 
Dickinson College 
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 245-1013
Fax:  (717) 254-8967
scadutod@dickinson.edu 
Class of 2015
 

Basil H. Thomson

Attorney at Law
100 Sugar Creek PLace
Woodway, TX  76712
(254) 744-5565
Fax:  (214) 768-1281
ThomsonHigherEdLaw@gmail.com 
Class of 2016
 

Kent M. Weeks

Attorney at Law
Weeks, Anderson & Baker
2021 Richard Jones Road, Suite 350
Nashville, TN 37215-2860
(615) 383-3332
Fax:  (615) 383-3480
kentweeks@comcast.net  
Class of 2016

 

Chair Emeritus:

Philip R. Moots

Attorney at Law
Newhouse, Prophater, Kolman & Hogan, L.L.C.
5025 Arlington Centre Blvd., Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 255-5441
Fax:  (614) 255-5446
pmoots@npkhlaw.com

 

Staff Liaison:

Jon Fuller

Senior Fellow, NAICU
4 Baird Court
Carlisle, PA  17013
(717) 240-0462
Fax:  (717) 240-0486
jon@naicu.edu
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