Maryann Herman, assistant professor of legal skills, is the director of academic excellence at Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University. In addition to holding academic excellence workshops and providing individual academic counseling, she teaches the Advanced Legal Reasoning course.
Prior to joining the Duquesne Kline School of Law, Herman served as the director of academic success and bar preparation studies at the Appalachian School of Law, where she also taught Business Associations. She formerly worked at BarBri Bar Review and The Chicago Legal Clinic. Herman received her Juris Doctor from Wayne State University in Detroit, where she was the editor-in-chief of the Wayne Law Review.
- J.D., Wayne State University
- B.A., Mathematics and Political Science, Siena Heights College
Academic Excellence Mentor Program
Advanced Legal Reasoning
Strategies for Legal Success
The Importance of Common Law Skills in Civil Law Countries
Maryann Herman and Priscilla Norcross Harris, The Importance of Common Law Skills in Civil Law Countries, Global Legal Skills Conference (December 2019).
Cognitive and Practical Aspects of Exam Performance
Maryann Herman, Cognitive and Practical Aspects of Exam Performance, Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Co-Presenter (May 27, 2015).
Redesigning the First-Year Practical Skills Curriculum for the "New Normal"
Maryann Herman, Redesigning the First-Year Practical Skills Curriculum for the "New Normal", Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, Co-presenter (March 6, 2015).
Supreme Court Roundup
Maryann Herman, Supreme Court Roundup, Your Weekly Constitutional: WETS-FM, National Public Radio Affiliate, Johnson City, Tennessee (October 29, 2013).
- Licenses and Bar Exams Illinois (passed and inducted 2003, Inactive); Michigan (passed 2007)