Faculty and Administration Profiles

Jennifer Brendel

Title/s:  Director of Writing Programs and Academic Support

Office #:  Corboy 1033

Phone: 312.915.7869



BA, Illinois, 1991
JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1994

Program Areas

Legal Writing

Selected Publications

Guided Study Groups, The Learning Curve (newsletter of AALS Section on Academic Support) (January 2011)

Enhance Your Enhancement Program: Using Academic Tutors, The Learning Curve (newsletter of AALS Section on Academic Support) (Fall 2004)

Tools for Teaching the Rewriting Process, 12 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 123 (2004) [article]

Building a Strong First-Year Foundation in a Three-Semester Curriculum, Second Draft (Legal Writing Institute) (July 2003) (with Alice Perlin)

Recent Presentations

"Incorporating Peer Learning in an Academic Support Program," Midwest Academic Support Conference, John Marshall Law School, September 2011

"Of Rubrics and Margin Notes: Assessing Students Over Time (A Roundtable Discussion of Uses and Expectations)," Legal Writing Institute Rocky Mountain Regional Conference, Tucson, March 2010

"Selecting, Training and Supervising Student Tutors," Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Indianapolis, July 2008

"Uniformity in Commenting and Evaluating Among Legal Writing Professors in a First-Year Writing Program," Legal Writing Institute Regional Conference, Kansas City, October 2007

"Seeing the Forest...An Introductory Memo-Writing Exercise," Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference, Indianapolis, September 2005

"Hiring and Training Teachers and Student Assistants for an Effective Adjunct Program," Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference, Seattle, July 2004