Lynnette Noblitt, J.D.
Department of Government Chair and Professor
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B.S. Yale University
M.S. University of Michigan
J.D. University of Michigan Law School          

Email: Lynnette.Noblitt@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-5931

Research/Academic Interests:

  • Intellectual property issues
  • Introducing new teaching techniques, such as simulations, to teach legal concepts and communication skills

Associations/Affiliations/Work History:

  • Former attorney in the Intellectual Property Group of Ropes & Gray in New York City, practicing patent litigation, trademark prosecution and intellectual-property licensing

Linda Gosnell

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Email: Linda.Gosnell@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-4394

James R. Pennington, JD
Assistant Professor

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B.S.        Eastern Kentucky University
J.D.         University of Kentucky College of Law 

Email:   James.Pennington@eku.edu
Phone: 859-622-7850

Research/Academic Interests:

  • Litigation and mock trial simulations
  • Criminal law/capital punishment

Associations/Affiliations/Work History:

  • Current - Partner – Bluegrass Law Group, PLLC, a general practice law firm located in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Admitted to practice in the United States Eastern & Western Districts of Kentucky
  • Kentucky Colonel, Member - Committee of 101