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Carrie Teitcher

Acting Director of Legal Writing Program (2021-2022) and Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
Education
B.A., Brooklyn College
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
Areas of Expertise
Legal Writing

Biography

Carrie Teitcher is Acting Director of the Legal Writing Program for 2021-2022. She teaches Legal Research and Writing, Gateway to Lawyering: Law and Information, and Legal Research and Writing for LL.M. Students. In addition, as Legal Writing Coordinator for the LL.M. Program, she has created writing courses and workshops geared specifically to the needs of LL.M. students. She has presented the Global Legal Skills Conferences in Melbourne, Australia (“Bridging the Cultural Divide: Empowering LL.M. Students to Embrace their Differences to Become Expert Communicators”), Verona, Italy (“Advanced Communication Skills for International Lawyers”), and Chicago (“An Integrated Approach to Teaching Legal Research and Writing to Foreign-Trained Lawyers”).

Professor Teitcher’s scholarship addresses the need to improve the standards for LL.M. programs for international lawyers. Teitcher, Carrie W. and Darvil, Kathleen, “Towards a More Ethical LL.M. Degree: Let’s Give International Lawyers the Value They Deserve,” 31 Florida Journal of International Law 55 (2019).

Prof. Teitcher was an early advocate of using technology in the classroom, and has written and lectured on the importance of using the latest technology in both doctrinal and skills courses. Before joining the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 1984, Professor Teitcher formerly practiced as an associate with the firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan.

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