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Beth L. Haas

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Online Learning

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Beth Haas

Contact

Office: School of Law, Room 268
Email
Phone: 215.571.4818
Fax: 215.571.4712


Administrative Support:
Arianna Moriniere-Wilson
Email
Phone: 215.571.4715

Biography

Dean Beth Haas directs strategy for and oversees the daily operations of the Law School’s online Master of Legal Studies degree program, two online LL.M degree programs, and eight graduate certificates.  She was a pioneer in online legal education, having developed and delivered Kline’s first asynchronous JD-level online courses more than a decade ago and she remains a leader in the field. Before joining Kline, Beth was a Partner at Blank Rome, LLP, in Philadelphia where she maintained a nationally recognized aviation litigation practice.  She holds a JD from Villanova Law School—where she was an associate editor of the Villanova Law Review—and a BA in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Beth serves on many University committees devoted to quality online education and from 2015 to 2018, she served as a Faculty Fellow to the University’s Online Learning Council. In 2014, she received the Outstanding Online Faculty Award from Drexel University Online. She is a member of the American Bar Association's Tort and Insurance Practice Section and the National Association for Law Placement. Dean Haas is active in the local non-profit community. Most recently, she served on the board of Living Beyond Breast Cancer from 2011 to 2018.

Education

JD, cum laude, Villanova University School of Law
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Scholarship

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
Publications

Courses

  • Evidence
  • Introduction to Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiations
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Torts

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