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About Marilyn R. Walter

Professor Walter is the Director of the Law School's highly acclaimed Legal Writing Program. Her book, Writing and Analysis in the Law (revised 5th ed., 2008) (with H. Shapo and E. Fajans), is the most widely used first-year legal writing text for law students. She is also the co-author of Sourcebook on Legal Writing Programs (1997). She has been a leader in her field, serving as a member of the board of the Legal Writing Institute, chairing the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Analysis, and Research, and serving on the American Bar Association’s Committee on Communication Skills. Before she joined the faculty in 1980, Professor Walter was a Legal Writing Instructor at New York University School of Law and a staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project.


Present Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School



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250 Joralemon Street
Room 817
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 780-7921