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About Alexis Anderson

Alexis Anderson is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Law School's civil litigation clinic at the Legal Assistance Bureau (LAB) in Waltham, MA. She joined Boston College Law School in 1983 and has taught a range of clinical and legal history courses. She currently teaches the Civil Litigation Clinic and the Survey Professional Responsibility Course.

Previously, she supervised BC Law's extern program and taught and coordinated the first year legal ethics and skills course. In addition, she has taught the survey American Legal History course and a seminar focusing on the development of free speech theory. From 2001-04, she served as Director of Advocacy and faculty advisor to BC Law's Board of Student Advisors.

Prior to coming to Boston College Law School, Professor Anderson was a litigator in a large, civil practice law firm in Philadelphia. She received her law degree and her Masters in Legal History from the University of Virginia. In past summers, Professor Anderson served as the project director for the State Department's Fulbright Summer Institute for International Scholars, a six-week graduate level course for foreign university professors co-hosted by Boston College Law School and the School of Arts and Sciences. The program provided an opportunity for faculty to develop international contacts and share perspectives on the role of law in the development of the American character, political system, and culture.

Professor Anderson remains active in regional and national clinical organizations and continues to publish in both the clinical, ethics and legal history fields.


Present Associate Clinical Professor, Boston College Law School

Curriculum Vitae


  • Fall 2016: No courses taught
  • Spring 2017: London Semester in Practice, London Semester in Practice Seminar

Contact Information

Alexis Anderson
Associate Clinical Professor
Boston College Law School
885 Centre St.
Newton Center, MA 02459
Office Location:
Stuart 413


Articles (7)

Contributions to Books (3)

Selected Professional Activities (14)

Web-based Tutorials (3)