Information Technology Staff
Jessica de Perio Wittman
Associate Professor of Law and Director, Library
Office: Library 325
Phone: 860-570-5109
jessica.deperio@uconn.edu

Jessica directs all library operations and oversees the day-to-day operations of the information technology systems, equipment and services for the law school campus. Jessica also teaches Advanced Legal Research and Law Practice & Technology at the Law School.  She received her JD from Seattle University School of Law and her M.L.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to arriving to UConn, Jessica was the Assistant Director for Academic Technology at The John Marshall Law School, and was responsible for managing classroom technology, distance education, and media services. She has also created and taught distance education courses at the University of Florida Law School and at The John Marshall Law School. Jessica is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and Law Librarians of New England (LLNE).  She currently serves as Immediate Past Chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section (CS-SIS) for AALL.


Ricardo Mardales
Interim Director of Information Technology Services, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 233B
Phone: 860-570-5158
ricardo.mardales@uconn.edu

Ricardo is the Interim Director of Information Technology Services at the Law School. He is an experienced IT professional with many years in the academic technology field and provides technical support in a wide range of IT services for the Law School community. Ricardo received his M.S. in computer science and engineering and M.A. in educational technology from UConn, and his B.S. in computer science/mathematics from Central Connecticut State University. His interests include user/server technical support, databases, classroom and educational technology. 


Christine Aschenbrenner
Help Desk Manager/Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 233A
Phone: 860-570-5158
christine.aschenbrenner@uconn.edu

Christine maintains the law school's networking systems and operations to academic, administrative, and student users.   Christine is responsible for managing  helpdesk operations, systems and equipment, hardware, software,  and network services.   She received her B.A. from Eastern Connecticut State University and has many years of experience in academic and corporate information technology administration.


Donald W. Babcock
Web Programmer & Systems Administrator, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 232A
Phone: 860-570-5158
donald.babcock@uconn.edu

Donald oversees the hardware and software which power the Law School's websites as well as providing programming for many of the web-based services offered at UConn Law. He supervises the Student Web Support Office and assists Law School departments with web design and supporting the web architecture of the Law School.  Donald also serves as the systems administrator for Linux based systems. Donald holds a BS-CIS from Bentley University. Prior to joining UConn Law ITS, Donald was the business manager of a Connecticut family law firm and a principle in a web based legal software startup.


Michael Lenn
Computer Technical Support Consultant, Information Technology Services
Office: Library 232A
Phone: 860-570-5158
michael.lenn@uconn.edu

As a computer technical support consultant, Michael provides audiovisual support for our campus classrooms, courtrooms, and event spaces.  He also provides support for the law school's distance learning classes and lecture capture systems.  Michael also provides technology training for faculty, staff, and students.