Dean of Gonzaga Law
Following graduation from law school, Dean Korn clerked for the United State Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver, Colorado. She then began practicing law at Davis Polk and Wardwell in New York City. In 1986, Dean Korn moved to Arizona to begin teaching at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. In 2005, she became Acting Associate Dean and then Associate Dean of IT and Curriculum. In 2009, she became Vice Dean.
Dean Korn has written widely in the area of employment discrimination in general and particularly disability law. Her writing on the ADA has focused primarily on what it means to be disabled. Her articles have addressed mental illness, discrimination against cancer survivors, and discrimination against people who are obese.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dean Williams joined the faculty of Gonzaga Law School in 2003, and became Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 2009. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law.
Prior to joining the Gonzaga faculty, Dean Williams was an associate with Perkins Coie in Seattle, Washington, from 1990-1995, and an associate and shareholder with Bennett Bigelow & Leedom in Seattle, Washington, from 1995-2003. Her practice focused on business litigation and representation of health care providers with regard to regulatory affairs, fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, and payment disputes.
Assistant Dean of Students
John Sklut joined Gonzaga Law School as Assistant Dean of Students in May, 2008.
Dean Sklut is a graduate of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and served as a Deputy Public Defender in the San Francisco Bay Area for 10 years. He previously taught as an Adjunct Clinical Law Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law.
Upon relocating to Spokane in the Fall of 2005, Dean Sklut practiced as an attorney at the Center for Justice and managed the Center’s law student internship program and the in-house legal services clinic.
Associate Dean for Faculty
Research & Development
Professor Jason Gillmer has been a member of the faculty at Gonzaga University School of Law since 2010. Professor Gillmer has also taught at Texas Wesleyan School of Law, at American University Washington College of Law, where he was a visiting professor, and Stanford Law School, where he was a teaching fellow.
Professor Gillmer is a legal historian whose scholarship focuses on race, slavery, and civil rights, including issues of interracial intimacy, racial identity, and racial and class ideology.