Thursday, May 16, 2019

Tamara Herrera Named Associate Dean of Faculty Development at ASU

Tamara-Herrera-AsuProfessor Tamara Herrera has been named as Associate Dean of Faculty Development here at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. 

A professor at ASU since 2001, Tamara Herrera teaches a variety of courses, including Legal Writing and Method, Legal Advocacy, Writing for Law Practice, Indian Legal Research, and first-year Property. Her scholarly interests include legislative drafting and tribal law, as well as the intersection of legal writing and legal research.

Professor Herrera currently serves as the Secretary of the Association of Legal Writing Directors. She writes a monthly column about legal writing for the Maricopa County Bar’s publication, Maricopa Lawyer. Following her graduation with distinction from the University of Nebraska School of Law, Professor Herrera practiced law at the firm of Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite in Phoenix. She performed complex legal research in water and Indian law; drafted proposed rules and legislation relating to natural resources issues in Arizona; and represented clients in both state and federal court. In addition to her law degree, Professor Herrera has a Masters Degree in Information and Library Science from the University of Arizona. 

Hat tip to Amy Langenfeld


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