Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Alex Ruskell is the Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation at the University of South Carolina School of Law. He received his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and has degrees from Washington and Lee University, Harvard University, and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is the author of A Weekly Guide to Being a Model Law Student and editor of Strategies and Tactics for the Finz Multistate Method, Strategies and Tactics for the First Year Law Student, Steve Emanuel’s First Year Questions and Answers, Strategies and Tactics for the MPRE, and several other educational and legal publications. In a review of his wife’s first book, Fumbling, The National Catholic Reporter noted "Alex is a saint. Seriously.” He is also the lead guitarist of Columbia, SC’s most sartorially challenged punk band, The Merry Chevaliers.