Title: Assistant Professor of Legal Writing and Research
Office: Room 242
Molly McBurney joined The University of Akron School of Law in 2010 as Assistant Professor of Legal Writing and Research. Prior to joining Akron Law, Professor McBurney taught Legal Rhetoric: Research and Writing at American University’s Washington College of Law as the first recipient of the Legal Rhetoric Program’s Graduate Teaching Fellowship. She also worked as a law clerk for Pishevar & Associates, P.C., a small general practice firm. Professor McBurney received her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and J.D., cum laude, from Washington College of Law. While in law school, she was a Note & Comment Editor for the American University International Law Review, a student attorney in the General Practice Clinic, a Legal Rhetoric Dean’s Fellow, participated in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, and held an internship with the Federal Programs Branch of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division.