Rebecca Blemberg

Professor of Legal Writing
Phone: 
(414) 288-7853
Areas of Law:

Areas of Law::

Professional Memberships: 
Association of Legal Writing Directors, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Legal Writing Institute, St. Thomas More Lawyers Society of Wisconsin
Other Courses Taught: 
Law Governing Lawyers, Appellate Writing and Advocacy

Biography

Professor Rebecca Blemberg teaches Legal Writing & Research and The Law Governing Lawyers. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Blemberg served as a prosecutor with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. Professor Blemberg received her JD from New York University School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of the NYU Law Review and was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar. Professor Blemberg served as a law clerk to the late U.S. District Court Judge John W. Reynolds, Eastern District Wisconsin. Professor Blemberg received her BA (magna cum laude) from Marquette University. She is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

At national and regional legal writing conferences, Professor Blemberg has presented on topics such as incorporating ethics and professionalism lessons into legal writing courses and using Ignation principles and pedagogy to help students develop professional identity.  Professor Blemberg has served on the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission.  She is an attorney volunteer with the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, and she is a volunteer tutor and teacher at Literarcy Services in Milwaukee.  Professor Blemberg coaches several Moot Court teams and has been a recipient of the Ghiardi Teaching Award.