Zelda Harris

Title/s:  Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Director, Dan K. Webb Center for Advocacy; Mary Ann G. McMorrow Professor of Law

Office #:  Corboy 1235

Phone: 312.915.7783



Prior to joining Loyola, Professor Harris served for 14 years as a member of the law faculty and director of the Domestic Violence Law Clinic, and codirector of the Child and Family Law, at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law. Professor Harris has extensive experience as a litigator and advocate on behalf of victims of family violence. She has worked as a senior instructor for the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern University School of Law. Earlier in her legal career, she served as a staff attorney for Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. in Alton, Illinois. Professor Harris is a member of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) faculty, which provides advocacy training and leadership to young attorneys nationally and internationally. She has been an active member of numerous local, state, and national organizations dedicated to addressing the needs of families plagued by violence.


BS, Syracuse University, 1988
JD, Washington University School of Law, 1991

Program Areas

Civil Procedure
Domestic Violence