Lucian E. Dervan's Service | School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Lucian E. Dervan's Service

Professor Dervan is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA). In 2014, he was appointed to the ABA Criminal Justice Section (CJS) Council, which is responsible for the administration of the affairs of the section. He was also appointed Co-Executive Director of the CJS Specialized Practice Division, which overseas numerous committees, including Amicus Review, Appellate and Habeas Practice, Cyber-Crime, Global Anti-Corruption, Homeland Security, Terrorism & Treatment of Enemy Combatants, Immigration, and International. In addition to his work with the CJS Council, Professor Dervan serves as Co-Chair of the ABA CJS Academics Committee and is involved in the planning of several annual conferences, including the ABA CJS Global White Collar Crime Institute and the International White Collar Crime Institute. 

Professor Dervan serves as a member of the Advisory Committee of the NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson. He also serves as a faculty member at the program. The NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson is an annual multi-day training for practitioners in the field of white collar criminal defense. Students at the college learn key advocacy skills and substantive white collar law during the program.

Professor Dervan is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). He also engages in pro bono activities and has performed work for organizations such as Legal Aid, Habitat for Humanity, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

At SIU School of Law, Professor Dervan is Director of Faculty Development. He also serves on the International Programs, Personnel, and Long Range Planning Committees. Further, he serves as a moot court and trial advocacy judge, a faculty mentor to first year law students, a faculty advisor, a dissertation committee member, and a professionalism day faculty member.