Professor of Legal Writing

Contact

  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 370-B
  • Phone: 617-573-8074
  • Fax: 617-305-3091
  • Email: sgeorge@suffolk.edu

Degrees

  • BS, Miami University of Ohio
  • JD, Boston College

Bar Admittance

  • MA
  • Federal District of MA
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals

Biography

Professor George graduated from Boston College Law School in 1993, and from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1990 with a degree in Finance and International Business. After graduating from Boston College Law School, Professor George clerked for the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts. Before joining Suffolk Law School, Professor George was a senior associate at the law firm of Ryan, Coughlin & Betke, LLP, where she specialized in insurance defense litigation. Professor George has been teaching legal writing for the past ten years and is highly involved in the national legal writing community. She has presented at numerous regional and national conferences and her scholarship has focused on sexual harassment law, cognitive science and learning, and most recently, mindfulness training.

Professional Activities

Member, Legal Writing Institute; Member, American Bar Association; Member, New England Legal Writing Consortium

 

Publications

Articles

The Cure for the Distracted Mind Why Law Schools Should Teach Mindfulness, 53 Duq. L. Rev. (forthcoming, winter 2015).

Do Sexual Harassment Claimants Get Two Bites of the Apple? Sexual Harassment Litigation after Fitzgerald v. Barnstable County School Committee, 59 DRAKE L. REV. 41 (2010)

Promoting In-Depth Analysis: A Three-Part Approach to Teaching Analogical Reasoning to Novice Legal Writers, 39 CUMB. L. REV. 685 (2009)

Oral Argument: Practice Makes (Nearly) Perfect, 20 THE SECOND DRAFT 1 (2005)