Deborah M. Jefferies

Associate Professor of Law

Deborah Jefferies

Deborah M. Jefferies


J.D., North Carolina Central University
M.L.S., University of North Carolina
B.A., University of North Carolina


Deborah M. Jefferies is an Associate Professor at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law and a member of the North Carolina State Bar. She teaches Administrative Law, Consumer Protection Law and Legal Letters. Prior to coming to NCCU, Professor Jefferies worked as an Attorney Advisor for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals.

Professor Jefferies began her tenure at NCCU School of Law in 1986 as Acting Law Librarian and Assistant Professor. She served as Director of the Law Library from 1987 to 2009. During that time, she taught Legal Bibliography, Advanced Legal Research, and the legal research section of Legal Research and Persuasion. She taught Information Technology and Intellectual Property and Law Library Management for the School of Library and Information Sciences. She has written and presented in the fields of law librarianship and legal research.

During her 23 years in the law library, Professor Jefferies was active in both the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the South Eastern Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL). She served on the Board of Directors and as treasurer, respectively for SEAALL, worked on multiple AALL and SEAALL committees, served as chair of the Consortium of South Eastern Law Libraries and volunteered at multiple AALL annual meetings. Prior to leaving the library in 2009, Professor Jefferies served as the librarian on an ABA site evaluation team.


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