Edith Morris

Edith L. Morris

Special Assistant to the Dean
(434) 982-6598

Edith L. (Diddy) Morris is special assistant to the dean. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of Virginia in 1989, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and participated in the government honors program. She received her J.D. with distinction from Stanford Law School in 1992. At Stanford she was an executive editor of the Stanford Law Review, and received the Stanford Law Review Board of Editors’ Award for outstanding editorial contribution in 1992.

Following law school Morris clerked for the Hon. John. D. Butzner Jr., a senior judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She has also served as an associate at Hogan & Hartson and Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe. Morris previously worked at the Law School from 1996–2001, and has also been an operations manager for a small business and the office manager for the University of Virginia's Office of the Architect.