Claire Bishop Abely

Before joining the Lawyering Program, Claire Abely was an Instructor of Legal Writing at Vanderbilt University Law School. Prior to that, she was a Legal Writing Instructor in the Law School’s LL.M. Writing Program. In addition, Ms. Abely has worked for the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands and was an associate […]

Marni Goldstein Caputo

Marni Goldstein Caputo is a Lawyering Skills professor and also teaches Introduction to American Law. She has taught legal writing, research, and advocacy for nearly two decades at both BU School of Law and Harvard Law School. She has also worked as an international career advisor at Harvard, a Staff Attorney at the First Circuit […]

Laura E. D’Amato

Laura D’Amato teaches in the Lawyering Program at BU Law and currently serves as the director of the Program. She is the 2023 recipient of the Michael Melton Award for Excellence in Teaching. Prior to joining BU Law, Laura was a litigation partner at Goulston & Storrs PC, where she focused her varied practice on […]

Cody Jacobs

Cody Jacobs joined the Lawyering Program at Boston University School of Law in 2019. He has been teaching legal research and writing for four years, most recently as a visiting assistant professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, and prior to that as an Abraham L. Friedman Fellow at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law where he […]

Kathleen Luz

Ms. Luz joined the full-time faculty in 2017 as a lecturer in the Lawyering Program. Prior to joining BU Law, Ms. Luz was a partner at Goodwin Procter in Boston, where she specialized in general commercial litigation, products liability litigation, and white collar criminal defense. She also spent six months as a Special Assistant District […]

Jarrod F. Reich

Jarrod Reich is Senior Lecturer in the Lawyering program. He most recently served as a Professor of Legal Writing at the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught first-year and upper-level writing courses and evidence. Previously, he served on the faculties of Georgetown University Law Center and Florida State University College of Law, […]

Gigi Walker

Ms. Walker is a 2004 cum laude graduate of the Law School. After graduating, she specialized in family law for seven years, working in small to mid-size firms in the Boston suburbs. Ms. Walker received her BS, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee and worked for Sony Music in Nashville before attending Law School. In 2012, Ms. Walker […]