Tamar R. Schwartz
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
Courses Taught Legal Writing and Analysis
Profile

Professor Tamar R. Schwartz teaches in the areas of legal writing, analysis, and research. She joined the Law School in 2005 as the Director of the then adjunct-based first-year Lawyering Skills program. She served in that capacity until 2013 and is now a member of the legal writing faculty. Prior to entering academia, Professor Schwartz served as the executive director of Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC) and was a counselor at the Virginia Department of Employee Relations Counselors. She also practiced law in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison & Foerster, focusing on intellectual property law, and served as counsel to the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues in the U.S. House of Representatives. Professor Schwartz is an active member of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

Memberships
Member, Association of Legal Writing Directors
Member, Legal Writing Institute
Bar Admissions
Virginia
District of Columbia
California
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing (2013-present)

University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Reasoning, Research & Writing (Spring 2013)

Boston College Law School, Newton Centre, Mass.

Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills, Director of Lawyering Skills I & II (2008-2013)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Director of Lawyering Skills (2005-2008)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.
Executive Director (1999-2002)
Legal Information Network for Cancer, Richmond, Va.
Counselor (1996-1999)
Virginia Department of Employee Relations Counselors, Richmond, Va.
Executive Director (1995-1996)
Henrico Community Housing Corporation, Richmond, Va.
President and Owner (1991-1995)
Typelegance, Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va.
Attorney (1989-1991)
Morrison & Foerster, Washington, D.C.
Counsel (1987-1988)
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, U.S. House of Representatives

Education
J.D., Stanford Law School 1987
B.A., Brandeis University 1984
Contact Information
(804) 287-6585
(804) 289-8992 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Legal Research and Writing