Thursday, March 16, 2017
Professor Sue Liemer of the Southern Illinois University School of Law and an Editor Emeritus of the Legal Writing Prof Blog has accepted an appointment to the faculty at Elon University School of Law.
Professor Liemer received a B.A. degree in comparative literature from Princeton University, and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia. She worked as a writer in the world of advertising and marketing. After law school she served as counsel to the state of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission. Her law practice included administrative agency hearings and appellate court proceedings, as well as liaison work with the public, state and municipal employees, the press, and the legislature.
Before coming to SIU, Professor Liemer taught at Western New England College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law. She served as the fourth president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors from 1999–2000 and also served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. Her scholarship interests include both legal writing and art law.
At Elon, she will assume responsibility for the school's 1L Legal Method & Communication curriculum.
Hat tips to Catherine Wasson and Cindy Buys.