Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Jaclyn A. Cherry

Awards and Service


"G.G. Dowling Faculty Award" (presented to a faculty member who typifies to fellow faculty outstanding qualities of integrity, concern for others, and legal scholarship), presented by the University of South Carolina School of Law, April 2012.

"Woman of the Year" by the Duquesne University School of Law Women's Law Association, April 2003.

"Regional Partnership Award" presented by the Mon Valley Initiative, October 1998.


Member, the American Law Institute (elected), 2012–present

President, VP, Secretary and Sergeant, USC School of Law, Order of the Coif 2011–2015.

Founding Partner, SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 2010.

Co-Chair, Governance Audit Committee, Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA), 2010–2012.

Member, SC Secretary of State Nonprofit Advisory Council, 2009–2012.

Member, USC Faculty Advisory Committee, 2011–2013 (elected).

Member, USC Faculty Selections Committee, 2011–2013.

Member, USC Admissions Committee, 2010–2011.

Member, USC Law School Curriculum Committee, 2009–2010.

Technical Assistance Team, Collaboration for Community Change (C3), South Carolina 2010–2011.

Past Board Service:

Board President, Bethlehem Project

Board Member, Pittsburgh Neighborhood Legal Services Association

Board Member, Redstone Highlands Presbyterian Seniorcare

Board Member, Adelphoi, Inc. Planned Giving Council

Jaclyn A. Cherry

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