Rosa  Kim

Professor of Legal Writing

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Bar Admittance

  • MA
  • Federal District of MA


Before attending Boston College Law School, Professor Kim received an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with a concentration in International Economics and Latin American studies, and worked at the Republic of Korea s Mission to the United Nations. Upon graduation from law school, Professor Kim worked as a litigation associate at the Boston firm of Rubin Rudman, then as Assistant Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Civil Trial Division, litigating cases in the areas of civil rights, torts and employment law. Prior to joining the Suffolk University Law School faculty, Professor Kim taught legal research and writing at Boston University School of Law and also taught in the Legal Studies Department at Brandeis University as a Guberman Fellow


Professional Activities

Member, Legal Writing Institute Member, American Bar Association Member, New England Legal Writing Consortium Member, AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Member, AALS Section on International Law.




Globalizing the Law Curriculum for Twenty-First-Century Lawyering, 67 J. LEGAL EDUC. 905 (Summer 2018).

A Benchmark in Asian Judicial Reform: The New Korean Jury System, 33 SUFFOLK TRANSNAT L REV. 281 (2015)

The Globalization of Legal Education: The Role of U.S. Law Teaching in Asian Legal Reform, 21:2 THE LAW TEACHER (Spring 2015)

Lightening the Cognitive Load: Maximizing Learning in the Legal Writing Classroom, 21 :2 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 101 (2013)

The "Americanization" of Legal Education in South Korea: Challenges and Opportunities, 38 BROOK. J. INT'L L. 49 (2012)

Introducing Implicit Reasoning Through Use of the See Signal, 24 :1 THE SECOND DRAFT 13 (2009)

The Legacy of Institutionalized Gender Discrimination in South Korea: The Family Law, 14 B.C. THIRD WORLD L.J. 145 (1994) (Note)

Professor Kim's SSRN Publications Page


  • BA, Tufts University
  • MA, Johns Hopkins University
  • JD, Boston College
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Courses Taught

  • Legal Practice Skills
  • Advanced Legal Writing: Advocacy in an International Context