Emerita Professor of Law
“I’ve always been a very interdisciplinary person. One of the reasons I like elder law is because it is an interdisciplinary specialty. It satisfies my need to be diverse in what I’m reading, teaching, and writing.”
B.A., l980, University of Kansas
J.D., l983, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Mitchell Hamline School of Law: emerita professor of law, 2015-.
William Mitchell College of Law: emerita professor of law, 2014-2015; professor of law, 2006-2013; visiting professor of law, 2005-2006, spring 2004, summer 2003.
Of counsel, Long Reher & Hanson, Minneapolis, 2005-.
MAGEC fellow, University of Minnesota Center on Aging, January-May 2005.
University of Kansas School of Law: professor of law, 1991-2003; associate professor of law, 1986-91.
Visiting professor of law, University of Miami School of Law, Summer Law in London Program, summer 2002.
Visiting professor of law, Washburn University School of Law, spring 2001.
Visiting professor of law, DePaul University College of Law, fall 1992.
Associate, Shea & Gardner, Washington, D.C., 1984-86.
Law clerk, Judge James M. Sprouse, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1983-84.
Admitted: U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; District of Columbia Court of Appeals; Virginia Supreme Court.
www.neln.org – the National Elder Law Network Web site was created by Professor Dayton in 1995 to provide free resources regarding elder law issues for seniors, and their families and advocates.
Additional Courses Taught
Elder Law; Intellectual Property; Law of Cyberspace, Law and the Visual Arts; Advanced Criminal Procedure; Civil Procedure; Criminal Procedure; Appellate Advocacy; Feminist Legal Theory; Prison Clinic