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Legal Research and Writing

David Cadaret: B.A., 1993, University of Virginia; M. Ed., 2004, University of Virginia; J.D. 2010, University of Oregon. Cadaret's legal work has focused in tax policy and research. Before law school, he was a high school and college football coach. Website • E-Mail
Elizabeth Ruiz Frost: B.A., 2002, Yale University; J.D., 2006, University of Michigan. Frost practiced with the firm Sidley Austin in both Los Angeles and Chicago, focusing on commercial real estate. While in law school, she was managing editor of Michigan Journal of Race and Law.
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Megan McAlpin: B.A., summa cum laude, 2000, Western Oregon University; J.D., 2003, Willamette University. An Oregon native, McAlpin clerked for the Oregon Department of Justice and later practiced with Arnold Gallagher Saydack Percell Roberts & Potter in Eugene. Her practice focused on business law and litigation.
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Joan Rocklin: B.A., magna cum laude, 1993, Williams College; J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1998, University of Pennsylvania. Rocklin clerked for Judge William Schwarzer in the Northern District of California and then worked in the litigation department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, a law firm in New York City.
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Suzanne E. Rowe: B.A., with honors, 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., 1989, Columbia University. Between teaching positions at the University of San Diego and Florida State University, Rowe clerked for a federal trial judge and worked as a tax associate in a Wall Street law firm. Rowe directs the LRW program.
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Emerita Faculty

Mary S. Lawrence: B.A., 1960, M.A., 1962, Michigan State; J.D., 1977, University of Oregon. Lawrence is a national leader in the LRW field and has received numerous awards recognizing her work. She received the first award for distinguished service given by the Section on Legal Writing of the Association of American Law Schools as well as the inaugural Marjorie Rombauer Award. In January 2013, she received a special award from the boards of both the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute. Also in 2013, she was selected to receive the Burton Award. She is the author of several books and currently serves as Senior Editor for the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute.