• Academic Excellence Staff

    Christy Botts
    Office 202D • Phone: (651) 523-2612 • Email: christybotts@gmail.com
    BA, University of St. Thomas
    MEd, University of Minnesota
    JD, St. Thomas School of Law

    Christy Botts worked previously as an Academic Counselor at Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, La.

    Greg Egan
    Office 202A • Phone: (651) 523-2752 • Email: gegan01@hamline.edu
    BA, Northwestern University
    JD, Hamline University School of Law

    Greg Egan has an exclusively criminal law practice as a public defender in Ramsey County. He is also licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Wisconsin, where he handled complex civil litigation and prosecuted for the City of Onalaska before returning to the Twin Cities in August 2010. In addition to tutoring for Academic Excellence, Egan is an adjunct law school faculty member, teaching a selected topics course in Minnesota Criminal Law and Practice.

    Mark Enslin
    Office Off Campus • Phone: (612) 371-3944 • Email: menslin@lindquist.com
    BA, St. John's University
    JD, Hamline University School of Law

    Mark Enslin is a PLLP 
Partner in the Securities and Financial Litigation practice group
at Lindquist & Vennum.

    Gordon Gendler
    Office 202A • Phone: (651) 523-2752 • Email: ggendler01@hamline.edu
    BS, Indiana University
    JD, Indiana University

    As senior counsel for Wells Fargo and Company legal department, Gordon Gendler routinely provides advice regarding lease financing, negotiations, Uniform Commercial Code, and debtor-creditor relations. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2005, he practiced at Dorsey and Whitney LLP. Gendler has more than fifteen years of experience as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law. In addition to providing tutoring, he teaches commercial law courses in sales and leasing of goods.

    Tracy Harris
    Office 202A • Phone: (651) 523-2752 • Email: lharris@hamline.edu
    BA/BS, International Relations/Journalism
    MA, Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
    JD, University of Minnesota

    Tracy Harris practiced immigration law and litigated for Dorsey & Whitney. She has worked at Hamline School of Law as an Academic Excellence tutor since 2001.

    Beth Honetschlager
    Office 233W• Phone: (651) 523-2068 • Email: bhonetschlager@hamline.edu
    BA, Macalester College
    MA, University of Iowa
    JD, University of Iowa

    Beth Honetschlager is a Legal Writing Instructor at Hamline University School of Law. Before joining the Hamline faculty, Honetschlager was a research attorney and editor with the Legal Research Center in Minneapolis, where she performed legal research and wrote briefs, office memoranda, multi-state surveys of the law, and other documents.

    Honetschlager has taught legal writing at the University of Minnesota Law School and has clerked for a Hennepin County district court judge. She graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with distinction, and she was a note and comment editor for the Iowa Law Review. She is a member of the Legal Writing Institute, Minnesota Women Lawyers, Minnesota State Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

    Rob Lawton
    Office 202C • Phone: (651) 523-2657•Email: rlawton@hennsnoxlaw.com
    BA, cum laude, University of St. Thomas
    JD, cum laude, Hamline University School of Law

    Rob Lawton is an attorney at Lawton Law Firm, PLLC in Saint Paul. His practice is focused on estate planning and settling estates. Lawton has been active in continuing legal education is his practice areas and regularly volunteers for the Minnesota State Bar Association's Wills for Heroes program. He is a part-time tutor at the Hamline University School of Law Academic Support Center.

    Steve Liebo
    Office 202B • Phone: (651) 523-2298 • Email: sliebo@hamline.edu
    BA, Economics and Psychology, University of Minnesota
    JD, cum laude, University of Minnesota

    Steve Liebo works as a full time tutor at Hamline University’s School of Law Academic Support Center. Additionally, he serves as technical editor to the Journal of Law and Religion and writes supplement material for West Publishing and for Matthew Bender of Lexis Nexis. He taught insurance and suretyship law as an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law for over 20 years.

    Cary Miller-Dolan
    Office 202D • Phone: (612) 867-6550 (w) • Email: cmdolan@dolanmediation.com
    BA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
    JD, Hamline University School of Law, Silver Gavel Honor Society (Top 10%)

    Cary Miller-Dolan serves as a Rule 114 Qualified Neutral for Mediation, Arbitration, Consensual Special Magistrate, Early Neutral Evaluator (Financial and Social), and Parenting Time Expeditor. Dolan Mediation has been licensed as an LLC since 2007.

    Miller-Dolan’s leadership roles include Chair of the Ramsey County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation program (2007 to the present) Chair of the 2011 Planning Committee for the AFCC Minnesota Annual Meeting and Conference, and FENE Roster Evaluator for Ramsey, Hennepin and Washington County. She has been consistently listed as a “Super Lawyer” in Minnesota Law & Politics since 2004.

    Kenneth Morris
    Office 202C• Phone: (651) 523-2657• Email: kmorris04@hamline.edu
    BmEd (Bachelor of Music Education), Willamette University
    JD, Hamline University School of Law

    Ken is a technology entrepreneur in the healthcare field. He is the founder and CEO of CorCardia Group Inc., a global software as-a-service company. Ken has been an Academic Excellence tutor for two years.

    Carrie Schneider 
    Office 202B • Phone: (206) 200-2448 • Email: cschneider03@hamline.edu
JD, Hamline University School of Law

    Carrie graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2014.  During law school, she served as a structured study group leader and and clerked for the Public Defender's Office in the 2nd Judicial District.  She works as a judicial law clerk in Blue Earth County.

    Kate Speer 
    Office 202C • Phone: (651) 523-2657 • Email: kspeer01@hamline.edu
JD, Hamline University School of Law

    Kate Speer graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 2013.  During law school, she served as a structured study group leader and as a managing editor of the Hamline Law Review.  She works as a law clerk at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

    Directions to the Offices of the Tutors

    Professor Silkey's office is located directly across from the Office of the Faculty Administrative Assistants. The offices of the tutors are located in the northwest corner of the second floor of the Law School. They are most easily accessed by taking the stairwell in the northwest corner to the second floor and going directly into the hallway containing offices 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.