Legal Research and Writing Professor
Elizabeth Frost earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was managing editor of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law. Before joining Oregon Law, she practiced with the firm Sidley Austin in both Los Angeles and Chicago, focusing on commercial real estate.
She chairs the Diversity Committee for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, as well as ALWD's Publications Committee. She recently served on the Program Committee for the 2016 Legal Writing Institute National Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, and ALWD’s Survey Committee and Scholarship Grants Committee.
In 2015, Frost organized and hosted the Northwest Legal Writing Conference on the theme Legal Writing and Leadership. She co-chaired the 2012 Western Regional Legal Writing Conference held in Eugene, Oregon. She is a frequent contributor to the Oregon State Bar Bulletin's monthly column The Legal Writer. Her most recent article, Feedback Distortion: The Shortcomings of Model Answers As Formative Feedback, was published in the Summer 2016 issue of the Journal of Legal Education. In 2016, the University of Oregon recognized her dedication to teaching and pedagogical innovations by awarding Professor Frost the Ersted Award for Specialized Pedagogy.