Linda Jellum

Prof. Linda Jellum

Ellison C. Palmer Professor of Tax Law, Mercer University School of Law

Linda Jellum is the Ellison C. Palmer Sr. Professor of Law at Mercer University School of Law and a visiting professor at Tulane University School of law. She teaches Tax Courses, Administrative Law, and Statutory Interpretation. In addition to teaching, Professor Jellum is a prolific scholar and has written extensively in the areas of Tax Law, Administrative Law, and Statutory Interpretation. Her numerous articles have appeared in top law journals, such as the Southern Methodist Law Review, the Miami Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Ohio State Law Journal.  She has also authored multiple books and book chapters on statutory interpretation.

Professor Jellum has been a leader in legal education. She is currently the Treasurer for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools; Chair of the Association of American Law School’s Section on Administrative Law; and Vice-chair for American Bar Association Section’s on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. Formerly, she served as the Deputy Director for the Association of American Law Schools.

Before joining the faculty, Professor Jellum worked for the Washington State Attorney General’s office. While there, she served as lead attorney for the Department of Social and Health Services. Prior to working as an assistant attorney general, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul Yesawich.

Professor Jellum received her J.D. from Cornell Law School and her undergraduate degree from Cornell University. She has the unique honor of having sat for and passed five states’ bar exams.