Tricia Jonas Hackleman

Associate Director of Student Affairs

B.A., Purdue University
J.D., University of Cincinnati

Biographical Information: 

Tricia Jonas Hackleman serves as the associate director of student affairs at Georgia Law. In this role, she is responsible for conduct-related disciplinary matters and student character and fitness disclosures. She also manages all reasonable disability-related accommodations as well as overseeing and advising all law school student organizations and the student organization budget process.

Hackleman joined Georgia Law part time in 2008 as a career advisor in the Office of Legal Career Services specializing in the area of judicial clerkships. She advised students and alumni seeking federal and state judicial clerkships and externships.

Before joining Georgia Law, Hackleman practiced in Atlanta for five years and was the assistant director of student activities and campus programs at The Ohio State University for two years. While at Ohio State, she completed graduate-level student development theory courses in moral development, cognitive development and psychosocial development.

Hackleman has also served as a judicial clerk for Justice Deborah L. Cook of the Supreme Court of Ohio, for Judge Mark P. Painter of the Ohio 1st District Court of Appeals and for Judge Michael L. Close of the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals.

She earned her bachelor's degree from Purdue University in 1994 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati in 1997, where she was the executive editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.