Faculty Profiles

Abbie DeBlasis

Abbie DeBlasis

Assistant Professor of Law
B.S., Miami University; J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

Phone:  (615) 460-8270

E-mail:  abbie.deblasis@belmont.edu

Abbie DeBlasis received her Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University where she graduated magna cum laude.  She then received her Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif.  While earning her law degree, Professor DeBlasis served as Editor-in-Chief of the Wake Forest Law Review.

Before beginning her teaching career at Belmont, Professor DeBlasis was an associate in the Nashville office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, where she focused her practice on regulatory and operational matters for health care clients.  Prior thereto, Professor DeBlasis was a senior associate in the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Winston & Strawn LLP working in the areas of syndicated lending and corporate finance and an associate at Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, LLP (now K&L Gates LLP) practicing in the areas of capital markets and private equity.  Professor DeBlasis is a member of the North Carolina and Tennessee bars.

Professor DeBlasis teaches Legal Information and Communication I & II.

Abigail Loftus DeBlasis, Building Legal Competencies: The Montessori Method as a Unifying Approach to Outcomes-Based Assessment in Law Schools, 42 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 1 (2015).


Teaching Students Who Don’t Expect You: Trans-Discipline Classroom Swaps (co-presenter in panel presentation at the 35th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami University [November 2015]).

Trans-Disciplinary Teaching Exchange: Forging Faculty Connections to Broaden Student Perspectives (co-presenter in poster presentation at the 34th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami University [November 2014]).

Abbie DeBlasis et al., Presenter, Legal Writing Institute Workshop at the University of Kentucky College of Law: Who Are Our Learners, and How Can We Teach Them More Effectively? (December 6, 2013).