Duquesne University School of Law

Julia M. Glencer, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills

Office: Law School Legal Writing Center 138

Phone Number: 412.396.4633

E-Mail Address: glencerj@duq.edu

Education: J.D.,The Dickinson School of Law, 1997
B.A., English, Carlow College, 1993

Julia M. Glencer, a native of Pittsburgh, holds a B.A. in English from Carlow College (with a concentration in literature & philosophy) and a J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law. She spent six years as a judicial law clerk, serving the Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr. and the Honorable D. Michael Fisher, both on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and more recently, a judge on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Glencer also practiced law for five years with the national law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP, where she concentrated in appellate litigation and governmental affairs.

Glencer has co-authored briefs filed before all three Pennsylvania appellate courts and various federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. At Duquesne University School of Law, she teaches first-year Legal Research & Writing, and upper-level Advanced Legal Writing: Writing in Law Practice and Advanced Legal Writing: Law as a Literary Profession; she also draws upon her extensive clerking experience in teaching the Judicial Externship Seminar on behalf of the clinical legal education program.  

Glencer, who enjoys reading and playing the flute, lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with her husband and their daughter.   

  • Judicial Externship Seminar

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Professor Julia M. Glencer and a former legal writing student, Andrew P. Read More »

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Professor Julia Glencer was honored with month with Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Read More »