Professor Margolis is a published expert on appellate brief writing and advocacy. Her scholarship, often labeled “ground-breaking,” is widely cited in legal writing textbooks, law review articles, and appellate briefs. Before joining the Temple faculty in 1996, Professor Margolis taught at Vermont Law School, where she was Assistant Director of the Legal Writing Program. She also had a prestigious Skadden Fellowship to practice public interest law at Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services, where she represented clients on matters involving receipt of public benefits and unemployment.


J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
B.A., Wesleyan University

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