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Robin Boyle Laisure

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1989
B.A., Vassar College, 1980

Professor Boyle has been teaching at the law school since 1994.  She teaches first-year Legal Analysis, Writing and Research; upper-level Drafting: Litigation Documents & Contracts; and Drafting: Contracts. (Previously taught Contracts.)

Recipient of 2005 Faculty Outstanding Achievement award from the President of St. John’s University.

Her articles, essays, and book chapters appear in both legal and other academic publications. Her co-written article on the learning styles of law faculty and students was published in the June 2006 issue of the Journal of Legal Education.

Prof. Boyle presents regularly at national and international conferences on topics concerning legal writing, academic support, and learning styles. She has also presented on issues pertaining to destructive cults and human trafficking.

Prof. Boyle's recent article, Employing Trafficking Laws to Capture Elusive Leaders of Destructive Cults will be published by the Oregon Review of International Law in the Spring of 2016.

Community Service

AALS, Section of Legal Writing, Reasoning & Research: Program Chair 2015

LWI Board of Directors: Member     
July 2008 to July 2012

The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute: Editorial Board Member        
July 2008 to July 2012

AALS Section on Academic Support, Chair 
January 2010 to January 2012

Scholarship Committee for (sponsored by LSAC), Chair
January 2010 to 2012