March 26, 2009
Joan Malmud Named Director of Clinics and Externships
Legal Research and Writing Senior Instructor Joan Malmud recently was named director of clinics and externships for the 2010-11 academic year.
In her role as director, Malmud will serve as the point-of-contact for students seeking information regarding externships or clinics. She also will serve as the contact person for the law school’s externship and clinic instructors in order to ensure the school is providing students with effective academic experiences consistent with American Bar Association standards and Oregon Law’s own requirements.
Malmud joined the Oregon Law faculty in 2001. She teaches Legal Research and Writing I and II, and an upper level writing class, Intensive Writing. She is active in many national legal writing organizations. At the 2008 Legal Writing Institute’s biennial conference she trained dozens of new legal writing professors in the fine art of critiquing student work. She also was the 2008-09 secretary for the Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research section of the Association of American Law Schools.