Zimmerman, Emily

Emily Zimmerman is an Associate Professor of Law at the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University. Emily teaches courses in Legal Methods and Criminal Procedure. Emily has also taught Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation. Before joining the inaugural faculty at Drexel in 2006, Emily taught at Villanova University School of Law. During the fall semester of 2002, Emily helped to design and was the Course Leader for a new Legal Writing and Drafting course at the School of Law of the City University of Hong Kong. In 2003, Emily returned to the School of Law of the City University of Hong Kong to help teach an Intensive Advocacy course. Emily has given presentations in Canada, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Kenya, Mexico, South Africa, the United States, and Ukraine. Emily is a member of the Global Legal Writing Skills/International Outreach Committee of the Legal Writing Institute, and the Award Committee of the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Emily is the co-editor of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Legal Writing Journal. Emily is also a board member of APPEAL (Academics Promoting the Pedagogy of Effective Advocacy in Law) and is the Co-Chair of APPEAL’s Faculty and Student Exchange Committee. Emily’s scholarship focuses on legal education and her empirical research regarding legal education. Emily’s most recently published article is An Interdisciplinary Framework for Understanding and Cultivating Law Student Enthusiasm, 58 DePaul Law Review 851 (2009).