Associate Dean for Admission and Student Affairs
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
BA, with distinction, Purdue University
JD, Indiana University School of Law (Indianapolis)
LLM, with honors, The John Marshall Law School
Before joining John Marshall's administration, Dean Powers was the assistant consultant on legal education to the American Bar Association, where he developed research projects, administered the student complaint process, oversaw publications of the office of the consultant, provided staff support for the council and various section committees, consulted with legal educators about accreditation matters, and edited Syllabus, the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar's quarterly news publication. While in law school, he was a member of the moot court society and served on the board of editors of Indiana Law Review. He recently received an LLM in Information Technology Law from John Marshall. His publications include "Karcher v. Daggett: The Supreme Court Draws the Line on Malapportionment and Gerrymandering in Congressional Redistricting"(Indiana Law Review); A Study of Contemporary Law School Curricula; Promotion and Tenure Policies of ABA Approved Law Schools; Law School Facilities Reference Book; Research Institutes of ABA Approved Law Schools; Reflections of the Chairpersons; Cybermedicine: How Computing Empowers Doctors and Patients for Better Health Care (book review); and a number of articles in Syllabus.