Assistant Professor Amelia Michele Joiner graduated from the Duquesne University
School of Law cum laude, where she served on Law Review and on the Trial Moot Court Team.
Professor Joiner is a member of the Louis L. Manderino Honor Society for Distinguished
Achievement in Moot Court Competition. She graduated with a B.A. magna cum laude from the
University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the Law School faculty full time, Professor
Joiner was an Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy. She was a clerk for the Honorable Joy
Flowers Conti of the United States District Court for the Western District of
Pennsylvania. Professor Joiner was a litigation associate with two of the largest firms
in the country, Reed Smith LLP, and K&L Gates LLP. Professor Joiner teaches contracts
and trial advocacy. 



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