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Catherine Wasson elected to Board of Directors for Association of Legal Writing Directors

Elon Law professor Catherine Wasson was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD). She will begin a three-year term on August 1. ALWD is a professional association of legal educators, the majority of whom are responsible for administering legal writing programs at more than 150 schools in the United States.

Catherine Wasson

ALWD supports research and scholarship in the field of legal writing and advocates on behalf of the field within the legal academy and the legal profession. It publishes a peer-edited journal that focuses on the substance and practice of professional legal writing, and the ALWD Citation Manual.

As an ALWD member, Wasson has advocated for job security for legal writing professors, worked on annual surveys of U.S. legal writing programs, and served on ALWD’s ad hoc committee on membership.

As a member of the organization’s nine-member Board of Directors, Wasson will have the opportunity to continue to help law schools provide their students with excellent legal writing skills by supporting the growth of the discipline and by enhancing the leadership skills and professional development of legal writing professors and administrators.

Click here to learn more about Wasson.

Philip Craft,
5/5/2010 4:51 PM