Director of Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research
Professor of Legal Writing
North Carolina Legal Research, Second Edition (2019).
The Pre-Writing Handbook for Law Students: A Step-by-Step Guide (Carolina Academic Press 2013).
Generation Z Goes to Law School: Teaching and Reaching Law Students in the Post-Millennial Generation, U. Ark. Little Rock Law Rev. (2019) forthcoming.
Interval Training for Legal Writing Scholars, J. Legal Writing Inst. (2019) forthcoming.
A Letter to My (Younger) Teaching Self, AALS, Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning & Research Newsletter (2018).
Writing that Works: Ringing in the New Year: Key Changes to the NC Rules of Appellate Procedure, (2017).
Writing that Works: By Popular Demand: A Little Help for the Legislative Drafter, (2016).
Writing that Works: Help for the Legislative Drafter, Part 2, (2016).
Writing that Works: The Beauty of a Blank Page, (2016).
Writing That Works: Capitalization for Practitioners: Consistency Counts, (2015).
Writing That Works: Lessons Learned: The Correct Usage of flaunt, flout, and Other Frequently Confused Words, (2015).
Writing that Works: "Airs and Graces": Using Colons and Semicolons to Elevate Your Writing, (2015).
Avoiding the "Benchslap": Meeting the Court's Expectations, (2014).
Why-RAC? Revisiting The Traditional Paradigm For Writing About Legal Analysis, (2014).
EET? HERIM? HISERT? A Bridge Too Far In Search Of Gender-Inclusive Language?, (2014).
To Footnote or Not to Footnote Citations: The Debate Rages On, (2014).
Citation Refresher, Part II, Writing that Works: North Carolina Lawyer Magazine (2014).
Citation: Back to the Basics, 24 NC Lawyer Magazine 30 (2013).
Dashes and Hyphens: Rules for the Discriminating Writer, 23 NC Lawyer Magazine 32 (2013).
Three Writing Rules that Are "More What You'd Call Guidelines", 23 NC Lawyer Magazine 30 (2013).
Writing that Works: Grammar & Punctuation: Lessons from Aristotle, (2012).
Writing that Works: The Legalese Limit, (2012).
Ten Tips for Creating a Great Writing Sample, (2012).
A Better Beginning: Why and How to Help Novice Legal Writers Build a Solid Foundation by Shifting Their Focus from Product to Process, 24 83 ff (2011).
Before You Click "Send": E-mail Best Practices for Lawyers, The Young Lawyer (2011).
Writing that Works: Cosmetic Credibility: Using Document Design to Enhance Legal Writing, (2011).
Writing that Works: Conciseness: Why It's Important and How to Achieve It, (2011).
Writing that Works: The Quest for Clarity Part I, 13 (2010).
Comment, The Uniform Premarital Agreement Act and Modern Social Policy: The Enforceability of Premarital Agreements Regulating the Ongoing Marriage, 28 Wake Forest Law Review 1037 (1993).