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Sherri Adelkoff, J.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills and Professionalism
School of Law

Room G12 Center for Legal Information
Phone: 412.396.6300


JD, Duquesne University
B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Sherri Adelkoff is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills and Professionalism for the 2012-13 school year.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies summa cum laude at the University of Pittsburgh and her Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, where she acted as Associate Comment Editor of the Duquesne Law Review.  After graduating, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Maureen E. Lally-Green (retired), Pennsylvania Superior Court. Thereafter, she entered private practice and worked as a legal writer and legal-writing consultant focusing on civil appeals.  She developed the pro bono legal services program at Light of Life Ministries, a Pittsburgh homeless shelter and addiction-recovery program, where she continues to serve.  Ms. Adelkoff sat on the panel of legal scholars/critical readers who edited th 9th edition of Black's Law Dictionary.  She began teaching as an adjunct in 2008 when she co-taught Appellate Practice and Procedure at Duquesne Law School with Judge Lally-Green.  She co-developed and taught the Legal and Ethical Issues course in the M.B.A. program at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.  She has taught Legal Research and Writing at Duquesne Law School since 2009, and will teach Advanced Legal Writing:The Law in Practice this spring.