Edward J. DeAngelo


BA, University of Pennsylvania
JD, Harvard Law School


Mr. DeAngelo received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1983. After graduating, he served as law clerk to Judge Robert E. Keeton of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. From 1984 to 1988, he worked as a litigator at Goodwin Proctor in Boston. From 1991 to 2001, Mr. DeAngelo worked at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General, and from 2001 to 2007, he worked as a solo practicioner, focusing on appellate practice and administrative law. Since 2007, he has worked at the Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority, first as an Assistant General Counsel, and, since 2010, as General Counsel. Mr. DeAngelo received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. DeAngelo taught in the J.D. Writing Program for three years. Mr. DeAngelo will be teaching the Litigation Writing class.


3 credits

This class is designed to give students a variety of legal writing experiences, all related to civil litigation. Students will draft a variety of documents, including discovery-related documents, pleadings, and motions. Students will complete multiple drafts of these documents, meet individually with the instructor to discuss the drafts, and engage in peer editing of their classmates' papers. Students will work with a single fact pattern throughout the semester, and will conduct extensive research as part of the course. In class, students will discuss litigation strategy, research skills and ethical and professional concerns. In addition, the class will also include in-class writing exercises designed to improve the students' writing skills. NOTES: This seminar satisfies the Upper-class Professional Skills requirement. This seminar does not satisfy the Upper-class Writing Requirement. GRADING NOTICE: This seminar does not offer the CR/NC/H option. ** A student who fails to attend the initial meeting of a seminar (designated by an (S) in the title), or to obtain permission to be absent from either the instructor or the Registrar, may be administratively dropped from the seminar. Students who are on a wait list for a seminar are required to attend the first seminar meeting to be considered for enrollment.

FALL 2016: LAW JD 712 A1 , Sep 12th to Dec 5th 2016
Days Start End Credits Instructors Bldg Room
Mon 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 3 Valente LAW 513
FALL 2017: LAW JD 712 A1 , Sep 11th to Dec 4th 2017
Days Start End Credits Instructors Bldg Room
Mon 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 3 Edward J. DeAngelo LAW 513
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