Staff of the Office of Compliance and Ethics

Paul Walters

Director of Compliance and Ethics

Paul Walters joined The University of Southern Mississippi as its first Director of Compliance and Ethics in August 2012. 

He also serves as Associate General Counsel for the University. 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Private law practice for seven years
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for a combined total of twenty-two years.

EDUCATION:

  • Received a B.B.A. degree in Banking, Finance and Economics from the University of Mississippi in 1980
  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1983. 

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • The National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professionals and
  • National Association of Clery Compliance Officers and Professionals

 

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Jennifer S. Lewis

Compliance Coordinator

Jennifer S. Lewis joined The University of Southern Mississippi as its first Compliance Coordinator in mid-September, 2015 having previously served as a Business Analyst/Project Manager in the University's iTech Department. 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

  • Eight years as a paralegal with experience in immigration, general practice, civil litigation, title insurance, class action and workers compensation
  • Seven years in information technology roles including Technical Project Manager, Application Administrator and Web Analyst/SEO Copywriter
  • Six years as a Business Analyst

EDUCATION:

  • Received a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Received a paralegal degree from Midlands Technical Community College
  • Attended University of Tulsa School of Law (1996-1998)
  • Received a Masters in Adult Education & Training from the University of Phoenix
  • Received a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University
  • Pursuing a Business Administration Certificate from The University of Southern Mississippi

 

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity

 

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