Following law school, Davis was in private practice before joining the Law School in 1994. Davis is the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and oversees student academic advising, student counseling, and the Externship Program, as well as the Career & Professional Development Office, the Registrar’s Office, and the Academic Enhancement Program. Before transitioning to Student Affairs, Davis was the Associate Dean for Career Services and Alumni Relations, where she had primary responsibility for the law school’s Externship and mentor programs, counseled students and alumni on career-related issues, and oversaw the alumni publications.
Davis is a member of the Oregon State Bar, Oregon Women Lawyers, Multnomah Bar Association and the National Association for Law Placement. She served on the Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors for more than a decade, including serving 3 terms as Treasurer and a term as President.
She co-teaches the Externship Program class component with Adjunct Professor Hadley Van Vactor Kroll.