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Julia M. Glencer, J.D.

Julia M. Glencer

Assistant Professor of Legal Research and Writing
School of Law
Legal Research and Writing

Room 138, Law School Legal Writing Center
Phone: 412.396.4633
glencerj@duq.edu
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1475633

Education:

J.D.,The Dickinson School of Law, 1997
B.A., English, Carlow College, 1993
Bio

Julia M. Glencer, a native of Pittsburgh, holds a B.A. in English from Carlow College (with a concentration in literature & philosophy) and a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law. She spent six years as a judicial law clerk, serving the Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr. and the Honorable D. Michael Fisher, both on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and more recently, a judge on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Glencer also practiced law for five years with the national law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP, where she concentrated in appellate litigation and governmental affairs.

Glencer has co-authored briefs filed before all three Pennsylvania appellate courts and various federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. At Duquesne University School of Law, she teaches first-year Legal Research & Writing, and upper-level Advanced Legal Writing: Writing in Law Practice and Advanced Legal Writing: Law as a Literary Profession; she also draws upon her extensive clerking experience in teaching the Judicial Externship Seminar on behalf of the clinical legal education program.  

Glencer, who enjoys reading and playing the flute, lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband and their daughter.  

Courses

FALL 2018
Legal Research & Writing I (06, 61)

SPRING 2019
Legal Research & Writing II (06, 61)
Advanced Legal Writing: Law as a Literary Profession (01)

Scholarship

Articles

Seek Out Different Learning Experiences to Inspire Your Teaching: Vignettes from Flute Camp

Julia M. Glencer, Seek Out Different Learning Experiences to Inspire Your Teaching: Vignettes from Flute Camp, 24 Perspectives: Teaching Legal Res. & Writing 36 (2016). https://info.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/pdf/perspec/2016-summer/2016-summ...

Silence is Golden: Using a 'Silent Scrolling Powerpoint' Series to Enhance Your Course Dynamic

Julia M. Glencer, Silence is Golden: Using a 'Silent Scrolling Powerpoint' Series to Enhance Your Course Dynamic, Duquesne University School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-05 (2013). https://ssrn.com/abstract=2318529

The Fruits of Hope: Student Evaluations

Julia Glencer, Jan M. Levine, Erin Karsman, Tara Willke, The Fruits of Hope: Student Evaluations, 48 Duq. L. Rev. 233 (2010). https://ssrn.com/abstract=1597334

Presentations

Appreciating Law as a Literary Profession: Exploring Auchincloss and Camus

Julia M. Glencer and Andrew P. Griffin, Appreciating Law as a Literary Profession: Exploring Auchincloss and Camus, CLE at Duquesne School of Law (April 29, 2017).

“We Don’t Need No Or-Ee-En-Tay-Shun:” Why An Early Start to Legal Research & Writing is the Best Way for Students to Begin Law Study

Julia M. Glencer and Jan M. Levine, “We Don’t Need No Or-Ee-En-Tay-Shun:” Why An Early Start to Legal Research & Writing is the Best Way for Students to Begin Law Study, presentation at Legal Writing Institute Conference (July 10-13, 2016).

Communicating Effectively With Screen Readers: An Ethical Obligation Rooted In Competence

Julia M. Glencer, Communicating Effectively With Screen Readers: An Ethical Obligation Rooted In Competence, CLE at Duquesne University School of Law (2015).

Emerging Adults, Rules and Authority: Navigating the Minefield to Cultivate Professional Behavior

Julia M. Glencer, Emerging Adults, Rules and Authority: Navigating the Minefield to Cultivate Professional Behavior, CLE at Fourth Colonial Frontier Legal Writing Conference (2014).

Designing Spaces: Planning the Physical Space for a LRW Program

Julia M. Glencer, Jan M. Levine, Ann Schiavone, & Tara Willke, Designing Spaces: Planning the Physical Space for a LRW Program, presentation at ALWD Conference (June 2013).