Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Lisa A. Eichhorn

Presentations

"Organizing and Editing Administrative Opinions," presented to hearing officers of the South Carolina Department of Employment & Workforce, Columbia, SC, August 5, 2016.

"Help Us Help You Get Published," presented at the 2016 Biennial Legal Writing Institute Conference, Portland, OR, July 13, 2016.

"Law for Medical Residents," presented to residents at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, September 26, 2013.

"Legal Writing Scholarship," presented at the 2010 Legal Writing Institute Regional Conference, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, December 3, 2010.

"A Sense of Disentitlement: Frame-Shifting and Metaphor in Ashcroft v. Iqbal," part of a panel entitled "Reading the Supreme Court," presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 19, 2010.

"Getting Tenure: Variations, Expectations," presented at the national biennial Legal Writing Institute Conference, Marco Island, FL, June 29, 2010.

"Legal Basics: What Medical Students Should Know About the Law," presented to second-year medical students at the University of South Carolina as part of the Ethics & Professionalism component of the Medical School's Clinical Medicine course. Columbia, SC. February 9, 2010; February 12, 2008; February 24, 2004; and November 4, 2002.

"Iqbal's Ramifications for Employment Discrimination," presented as part of the Workings of the Supreme Court series, with Profs. Joseph Seiner & Howard Stravitz, Univ. of South Carolina School of Law, November 4, 2009.

"The Scrivener: Advanced Legal Writing." Taught a segment on Editing for the Legal Reader as part of this CLE at the offices of Nelson Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, Columbia, SC, on Sept. 18, 2009.

Plenary Panelist, "Development of Legal Writing Programs," at the national Biennial Conference of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO. July 17, 2009.

"Co-Dependent No More? When Teaching Becomes Enabling," presented at the national Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Indianapolis, IN. July 17, 2008.

"Brief Writing Workshop," Office of the South Carolina Attorney General, October 18 & 19, 2007.

"Introduction to the Legal System for University Administrators," Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. September 26, 2008, and September 26, 2007.

"Drafting Effective Demand Letters and Briefs," presented to Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Columbia, SC. September 20, 2007.

"Roundtable: Converting a Legal Writing Program from Adjunct to Full-Time Staffing," presented at the annual national conference of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, University of Denver College of Law, Denver, CO. June 15, 2007.

"An Overview and Update of the ADA and the Family and Medical Leave Acts," presented at the Federal Judicial Center's Workshop for Fourth Circuit Judges, Charleston, SC. March 20, 2007.

"Five Analogies to Help Your Students," presented at the 7th Annual Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV. March 10, 2007.

"A Comparison of Assessments of Student Performance in Legal Writing and Non-Legal Writing Courses," presented at the National Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. June 8, 2006.

"The Employment Provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act: An Overview," presented at the South Carolina Epilepsy Foundation's 2006 Conference on Employment Issues and Epilepsy," Columbia, SC. March 24, 2006.

"Drafting Judicial Opinions," presented to D.C. Superior Court judges at the Annual Conference of the District of Columbia Superior Court, Rocky Gap, MD. April 28, 2005.

"Writing and Editing Workshop," presented at the 2005 Conference of the National Council of Law Reviews, Charleston, SC. March 18, 2005.

"Writing in Law School and Law Practice," presented to junior and senior undergraduates at the University of South Carolina as part of University 401 course, designed to prepare students for law school. Columbia, SC. February 9, 2005.

CLE Workshop: "Citation Systems," presented to staff attorneys and judicial clerks of South Carolina's appellate courts, Columbia, SC. April 18, 2003.

"Medicine and the Law," presented to University of South Carolina senior medical students as part of pre-residency Capstone Month program. Columbia, SC. April 7, 2003.

"Hostile Environments, Title VII, and the ADA: The Limits of the Copy-and-Paste Function," presented at the Southeastern AALS Conference, Kiawah Island, SC, August 2002.

Report to Plenary Session: "Do Best Pedagogical Practices Include an Integrated Curriculum?," presented at the National Conference of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, University of Minnesota School of Law, Minneapolis, MN, July 2001.

"Collaborating with the Bench and Bar to Teach Legal Practice Skills," presented at the national Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, University of Michigan School of Law, Ann Arbor, MI, June 1998.

"Synthesis: Dissecting a Rule of Law," presented at the national Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, University of Michigan School of Law, Ann Arbor, MI, June 1998.

United States Department of Justice Courses

"Motion Practice Seminar." Taught one day of this three-day seminar for 40 Assistant U.S. Attorneys at the National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, on July 20, 2016; July 8, 2015; April 2, 2014; September 25, 2013; February 13, 2013; April 26, 2012; May 25, 2011; March 10, 2010; and June 17, 2009.

"Writing and Editing Workshop." Taught this workshop for attorneys and staff of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, on July 10, 2008.

"Editing Effective Motions." Taught this segment of four-day Motion Practice Seminar for Assistant United States Attorneys at the National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, on June 13, 2006.

"Brief-Writing Skills for Assistant United States Attorneys." Taught one day of this two-day seminar at the National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, on January 20, 2005; July 29, 2004; and June 12, 2003.

"The Art of Editing." Served as a panelist discussing this topic as part of a two-day seminar for Appellate Chiefs in United States Attorneys Offices. National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, February 23, 2003.

"Advanced Writing Skills for Supervising Attorneys." Taught this seminar at the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Washington, DC, on October 22, 2002, on August 8, 2002, and on June 7, 2002. Taught same seminar at the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, on July 9, 2003.

"Writing and Editing Skills for Evaluation & Review Staff." Taught this three-hour segment of a course for senior U.S. Attorneys Office personnel to prepare them for service on site evaluation teams reviewing U.S. Attorneys Offices around the country. National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, October 17, 2002.

"Advanced Legal Writing for Federal Agency Counsel." Taught one day of this two-day course to federal agency counsel from across the nation at the National Advocacy Center, Columbia, SC, on February 14, 2002, and on December 18, 2001.

Lisa A. Eichhorn

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