- J.D.: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
Professor Warnick's prior practictioner experience includes a variety of legal positions with a primary focus on the criminal court systems. She is currently licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Maryland and has worked in the Venango County, Pennsylvania court system prior to her move to a full-time teaching career.
Before coming to CALU in 2010, Professor Warnick was employed at Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University in Yuma, Arizona. At AWC, she served as the department coordinator for the administration of justice studies program. As a faculty member, her teaching focus was, and continues to be, in the area of substantive and procedural criminal law, court function, and juvenile justice studies.
She is also actively involved in student regional and national mock trial competition. While at AWC, she served as mentor and coach to award-winning student mock trial participants. She developed and implemented court procedures courses to benefit the students with college credit for their dedicated commitment to the team. In this capacity, she looks forward to working with CALU mock trial and prospective law school students.
Professor Warnick's research interests include the significance of jury selection on trial outcome, the relationship between law enforcement and prosecution, and the impact of prisoner education reform on offender recidivism rates.
- Department of Justice, Law & Society
- B.S. Justice Studies