Aspen Publishing

The Guide to U.S. Legal Analysis and Writing, Third Edition

Deb McGregor, Cynthia Adams, Katrina Lee


  • ISBN: 9781543807790

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 1/31/2022
    Copyright: 2022
    Pages: 522
    Connected eBook + Print Book: 9781543807790
    Connected eBook: 9781543857290
    eBook: 9781543825374

  • Author Information

    Deborah B. McGregor

    Following graduation from the Georgetown University Law Center, Clinical Professor of Law Emerita Deborah B. McGregor engaged in private practice in Boulder, Colorado, where she focused primarily in probate law and estate planning. Thereafter, she taught legal writing for three years at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law before joining the IU faculty in Indianapolis. As Assistant Director of the Legal Writing Program at IU, she developed the academic support program, the first writing course for LL.M. students, and a summer legal process course for J.D. and M.J. students. In 2013, Prof. McGregor became director of the law school’s new Master of Jurisprudence Program, designed for students whose career focus was not law, but who would benefit from learning about the law. The first class matriculated in the summer of 2014. Prof. McGregor has been an active participant in the national Legal Writing Institute (LWI), presenting at both national and regional conferences over the last 27 years.

    Prof. McGregor collaborated on a week-long teaching workshop through the Rule of Law Initiative for Ukrainian law professors. She taught Legal Writing and Analysis in Hangzhou and Shanghai, China, and Introduction to the American Legal System in Alexandria, Egypt.

    Prof. McGregor is the only legal writing professor to receive the student bar association's Best New Teacher’s Award. She has also received the Black Law Student Association’s John Morton-Finney/Brenda Elise Bowles Award twice, the Teaching Excellence Recognition Award twice, and the Indiana University Trustee’s Teaching Award.

    Katrina Lee

    Katrina Lee is the John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor in Law, an endowed position at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Before joining the faculty at Moritz in 2011, she enjoyed an accomplished career in complex litigation spanning more than 12 years and was elevated to equity partner at her law firm. Professor Lee is a former President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (2020-2021). She teaches LL.M. Legal Writing, Business of Law, Legal Analysis and Writing, and Legal Negotiation. Professor Lee serves as the Director of Moritz’s Program on Dispute Resolution and a Faculty Advisor for The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. She also serves as the Director of Moritz’s LL.M. Legal Writing program. Professor Lee triple-majored at the University of California at Berkeley and received her J.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a member of the California Stat

    Cynthia M. Adams

    Cynthia M. Adams is Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Latin American Law Program at Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, where she has taught advanced contract drafting; contract drafting for international law students, legal analysis and communication for both J.D. and international law students; contracts for international law students; civil procedure; trusts and estates; and legal process. Adams is an active member of the Indiana Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. She serves as the Chair-Elect for the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Graduate Programs for Foreign Lawyers and serves on the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on International Exchange Programs. Adams founded and manages a listserv devoted to teaching international law students and lawyers. She is a member of the Legal Writing Institute (a U.S. organization devoted to teaching excellence in legal writing) and serves as the Chairperson of the Legal Writing Institute’s Committee on Global Legal Writing Skills, which supports and promotes cross-border teaching of law students. Adams was one of the first faculty members to receive Indiana University's Trustee's Teaching Award in recognition of teaching excellence and is a three-time recipient of the law school’s Teaching Excellence Recognition Award. Adams has made many presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. Previously, Adams practiced law with an Indianapolis law firm, focusing on general business, acquisitions and mergers, commercial loans, and trusts and estates. She also served as an adjunct professor of English at Indiana University/Purdue University-Indianapolis and as an adjunct professor of English at Butler University.

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