Dean's Office
Timothy Fisher
Dean and Professor of Law, Dean's Office
Office: Chase 103
Phone: 860-570-5127
timothy.fisher@uconn.edu

Timothy Fisher became the 17th dean of the UConn School of Law on July 1, 2013 following thirty-five years in private practice. Prior to becoming dean, he taught at the Law School as an adjunct instructor. Dean Fisher's legal career has focused on the fields of ethics, alternate dispute resolution, commercial transactions, construction law, family wealth disputes, and municipal law. A graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School, Dean Fisher has served in numerous public service and private sector leadership roles. He currently chairs the State’s Commission on Judicial Compensation.


Claudia Hallas
Administrative Manager, Dean's Office
Office: Chase 103
Phone: 860-570-5127
claudia.hallas@uconn.edu

Claudia provides direct support to the dean including calendar management, meeting coordination and travel preparation. Claudia also provides support in the planning and implementation of the tenure and reappointment process and the provost's annual report.


Alan Ridnour
Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, Dean's Office
Office: Chase 104
Phone: 860-570-5130
alan.ridnour@uconn.edu

Alan Ridnour has been with UConn School of Law since July 2015. As Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, Alan has oversight of all financial and operational aspects of the school, including fiscal and business affairs, campus planning and human resources. Alan has more than 30 years’ experience in policy and resource management and operations in state and federal government and in higher education. He has master’s degrees in public administration and in national security and strategic studies.


Rosa Serrano
Dean's Office Secretary, Dean's Office
Office: Chase 104
Phone: 860-570-5130
rosa.serrano@uconn.edu