Kathryn M. Stanchi
Professor of Law

Professor Stanchi specializes in legal issues related to the intersection of writing, persuasion and gender. She has published numerous articles on writing, advocacy and feminism, and speaks frequently to national audiences on persuasion and rhetoric. Professor Stanchi holds leadership positions in a variety of national organizations and served many years on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Legal Writing, a peer edited law journal. She also served as the associate editor of Pennsylvania's Rules of Evidence and works on pro bono legal matters, primarily in the area of environmental preservation.

Professor Stanchi teaches legal research and writing, law and feminism, civil pre-trial litigation and appellate advocacy. Before joining the Temple faculty in 1996, she taught at Villanova Law School, and was an associate in the litigation department of Debevoise & Plimpton, where she worked on a variety of commercial matters including patent, securities, and breach of contract cases, as well as a number of pro bono cases involving civil and children's rights. Professor Stanchi also clerked for Justice Stewart G. Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and in law school she served as editor on the Boston University Law Review.

J.D., Boston University School of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Areas
Legal Research and Writing, Appellate Advocacy, Law and Feminism

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Kathryn M. Stanchi 

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