Robin Boyle Laisure

Professor
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 currently directs the Academic Success Program.  She also teaches first-year Legal Analysis, Writing and Research; upper-level Drafting: Litigation Documents & Contracts; and Contracts I (Summer Institute).

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.  Recently, 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. At the 2010 Association of American Law School annual meeting, she moderated a panel for the Section on Academic Support. 

Prof. Boyle serves as a liaison between the law school and the Bronx School of Law, Government and Justice, an Urban Assembly school. 

Community Service

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 www.lawschoolasp.org (sponsored by LSAC), Chair
January 2010 to 2012

Advisory Board, SSRN Legal Writing Journal,Member        
March 2008 to Present