Skip To Content

Alumnae Stories

Making Television History: Dana Tippin Cutler, Esq., C'86

January 2023

Dana Tippin CutlerDana Tippin Cutler, Esq., C’86, is making television history as part of the first married couple to preside over a television courtroom in the two-time Emmy-nominated daytime series, "Couples Court with the Cutlers." Cutler has more than 30 years of experience practicing education law focusing on charter schools.

Cutler’s career longevity and various positions of bar leadership have not only led to significant opportunities with the American Bar Association (ABA) and the National Conference of Bar Presidents; they have also allowed her to serve as the first woman of color elected president of The Missouri Bar.

When Cutler is not making her mark in the entertainment industry, she uses her expertise to invest in real estate, serve as one of the partners in the James W. Tippin & Associates law firm and offer leadership insights as the chief diversity officer at Holistic Industries – one of the largest operators in the cannabis industry.