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.