Associate Professor of Legal Writing


  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 370-C
  • Phone: 617-573-8139
  • Fax: 617-305-3091
  • Email:


  • BA, Occidental College
  • JD, Suffolk University

Bar Admittance

  • MA


  • Legal Practice Skills


Professor Griffin has taught Legal Practice Skills at Suffolk since 1999. She has also represented criminal defendants through the Committee for Public Counsel Services and mentored new CPCS appellate attorneys. Prior to 1999, she worked as an assistant district attorney in the Appeals and Training Bureau of the Middlesex District Attorney's Office and taught legal writing at the Harvard University Summer School. Following her graduation, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1994, she clerked for Chief Justice Paul J. Liacos at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Professional Activities

Member, Legal Writing Institute; Member, New England Legal Writing Consortium