Jon M. Garon
Jon M. Garon is Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law program at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, teaching Constitutional Law, Privacy, Contracts, Entertainment Law, and many other courses. As an educator, parent, and counselor, he has written and trained individuals to understand how best to address the challenges and opportunities in the online environment for entrepreneurs and creative artists. With the new importance of online education and the millions of parents who find themselves thrust into the online environment, Professor Garon seeks to provide essential guidance and coaching to make the move online understandable and manageable for all.
Professor Garon is a nationally recognized authority on education, information privacy, technology regulation, free speech entertainment law, and copyright. He has published over 50 books, book chapters, and academic articles, and he has presented at more than 200 programs. A Minnesota native, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in 1985 and his juris doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1988.
Professor Garon served as dean for the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law from 2014 to 2020, providing strategic leadership on programming, curriculum, enrollment management, marketing, and finance. Prior to joining Nova Southeastern University, Professor Garon was the inaugural director of the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Law + Informatics Institute. The Law + Informatics Institute works to integrate specialized courses and training on technology and information systems across legal disciplines. He served as dean and professor of law at Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and as interim dean of the Hamline Graduate School of Management. Before Hamline, Professor Garon was a tenured member of the law faculty at UNH Franklin Pierce Law School in Concord, New Hampshire and Western State College of Law in Orange County, California.