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Katherine  Brem

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Katherine Brem

Clinical Associate Professor
Lawyering Skills and Strategies

A Big Law refugee, Katherine Brem teaches Evidence, Lawyering Skills and Strategies, Federal Pretrial Drafting, and Lawyering Skills for Foreign-Trained LL.M. Candidates. She writes and presents regularly on best writing practices, mindfulness in practice, and introductory U.S. legal concepts for novice students and foreign-trained attorneys – especially those trained in the civil law tradition. Brem is an active member of the legal writing community, serving on the Executive Board of the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, chair of the Association of Legal Writing Directors’ Teaching Grants Committee, and as a longstanding member of the Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee. In addition, she serves as a deputy editor for the ABA Section of International Law’s International Law Year In Review. Statewide, Brem has served on the Pattern Jury Charge, Law Practice Management, and Unauthorized Practice of Law committees. She is a 1994 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. Brem focuses her research on the intersection of legal research and writing, evidence, procedure, and doctrinal law. Follow her on Twitter at @BremKate.