June 6, 2012 09:59 Age: 2 yrs

Emory Law Faculty Speak at National Legal Writing Conference

Emory Law faculty members Anne M. Rector 87L, Jennifer Murphy Romig and Aaron R. Kirk were presenters at The Legal Writing Institute’s 15th Biennial Conference held in Palm Desert, Calif., from May 29 to June 1.

Rector is administrative professor for legal writing and directs the Legal Writing, Research and Advocacy Program (LWRAP). She also teaches a corporate practice workshop and directs the TI:GER program. Her presentation was ““Expecto Patronum!": Helping 1Ls Fend Off Anxiety and Transition from Writing Memos to Writing  Exams.”

Romig is an LWRAP instructor. Her presentation was “Check It Out: The Theory and Practice of Using Checklists in the Legal Writing Curriculum from 1L to 3L and Beyond.” She collaborated with Timothy Pinto and Nancy Vettorello (University of Michigan Law School) and Kathleen Elliott Vinson (Suffolk University Law School).

Kirk is an LWRAP instructor. His presentation was “Elevator Pitches, the Partitio, and the Summary of the Argument: Making the Most of an Under-appreciated Section of the Appellate Brief.”

LWRAP instructor Julie Schwartz also attended the conference, as did Windsor Adams 06L, an employment law associate at Paul Hastings.

Related links

The Legal Writing Institute’s 15th Biennial Conference

Aaron Kirk’s profile

Professor Rector’s profile

Jennifer Romig’s profile

Julie Schwartz’s profile


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