Kevin Cieply is the President and Dean of Ave Maria School of Law, and a retired Colonel, Army National Guard. Dean Cieply served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.
Dean Cieply also served for more than 22 years in the Army and Wyoming Army National Guard as a helicopter pilot, Company Commander, and a Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG). His last military assignment was as the Chief, Legal Operations (Land), North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM), concentrating on counterterrorism and Defense Support of Civilian Authorities.
He is admitted to practice in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, and Wyoming, the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.