Whalen-Bridge, Helena

Helena Whalen-Bridge is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.  Her research interests include comparative legal analysis and legal skills, legal education and teaching pedagogy, legal narrative, and legal ethics and pro bono obligations. Her publications include “The Lost Narrative: Recovering the Necessary Connection between Legal Narrative and Legal Ethics,”  Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (forthcoming Fall 2010), and “The Reluctant Comparativist: Teaching Common Law Reasoning to Civil Law Students and the Future of Comparative Legal Skills,” Journal of Legal Education (2008).  She is currently teaching courses in the common law of obligations, common law methodology, and legal ethics.  Helena ran the first year Legal Skills Programme at NUS from 2003 to 2009, and she is admitted to the California and Connecticut Bars.  Her degrees are B.A. (University of Connecticut), J.D. (University of Connecticut), and LL.M. (NUS).