Who We Are

Lisa Doster,  Director of Career and Professional Development

Lisa joined Belmont in January 2015 with more than 15 years of experience supporting law students and law school graduates at Vanderbilt University Law School, where she specialized in assisting students seeking careers in public interest law.  Her background also includes positions in corporate training and in human resources.

Lisa supports law students and alumni with job strategy, professional development and career counseling services. Additionally, she conducts employer outreach, facilitates Belmont’s American Inn of Court chapter, and coordinates the Peer Mentor Program.  Lisa also compiles required reporting statistics for the American Bar Association and the National Association for Law Placement.

Lisa holds a B.B.A. with a concentration in management from Belmont University. She is a member of Lawyers Association for Women and regularly volunteers with The Next Door and Jobs for Life.

Ehren Green

Email Address:
lisa.doster@belmont.edu

Office Phone:
(615) 460-8249

Concetta Smith, Career Development Specialist

Concetta Smith received her B.A. in Business Economics from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After graduation, she spent two years working in the financial industry in Raleigh, North Carolina before accepting a job as an information technology recruiter in Nashville. As a recruiter, Concetta specialized in resume building, interviewing, and salary negotiations. Coming from a family of lawyers, Concetta was eager to make the transition from IT to Law, and joined the Office of Career and Professional Development in January 2014. 

Concetta’s responsibilities include meeting with students to discuss job search strategies, resume and cover letter drafting, and interview preparation. She works with legal employers to coordinate On-Campus Interviews, internships, and other employment opportunities.  Concetta also assists in the administration of the Peer Mentor Program and facilitates Belmont's American Inn of Court meetings.

As a graduate of the Young Leaders Council, Concetta is currently interning at The Women's Fund and has served on the advisory board of the Tomorrow Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.  She is actively involved with the Nashville Junior League, Preston Taylor Ministries and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Concetta Smith

Email Address:
concetta.smith@belmont.edu

Office Phone:
(615) 460-8254