Marjorie A. McDiarmid

Marjorie A. McDiarmid

Steptoe & Johnson Professor of Law & Technology 

Education

  • B.A., University of Rochester, 1967
  • J.D., Columbia University, 1970
  • LL.M., Harvard University, 1974

Publications

  • http://www.mmcdiarmid.net—Interactive site on use of technology in skills teaching.
  • “Commentary on the Proposed West Virginia Rules of Evidence,” co-authored with Franklin Cleckley, 2014
  • “Types of Evidence and Design Implications,” unpublished research monograph written Summer 2002 as part of electronic litigation support project for the Executive Office of the US Attorney
  • “Family Law in West Virginia,” available at http://www.wvfamilylaw.com. In 2003 this book won the Significant Scholarship award from the faculty at the West Virginia University College of Law. The second edition of this book was written in 2010.
  • “What’s Going On Down in the Basement: In-House Clinics Expand Their Beachhead”, 35 New York Law School Law Review 239 (1991).
  • Tutorial on Designing CALI Lesson, available on CALI website
  • Using ‘And’ and ‘Or’, CALI Lesson, available on CALI website or CD-Rom
  • Data gathering section of “The Future of the In-House Clinic,” 42 J. Legal Educ. 508 (1992)
  • “Lawyer Decision Making: The Problem of Prediction,” 1992 Wis. L. Rev. 1847 (1992)
  • Review of Decision-Aided Software and Legal Decision Making, 42 J. Legal Educ. 328 (1992)
  • Consultant, Legal Education and Professional Development – An Educational Continuum published by the American Bar Association
  • Reporter, Advisory Group to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia pursuant to the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990, published 1991

Teaching/Administrative Experience

  • Faculty, West Virginia University College of Law, (1986- present)
  • Clinical Teaching Fellow, Harvard Law School

Professional Background

  • Deputy Consumer Advocate, New York City
  • Acting Public Defender, Seattle/King County
  • Regional Director, Northern Virginia Regional Office, Legal Services Corporation
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