Duquesne University School of Law

Maryann Herman, J.D.

Director of Academic Excellence and Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills

Office: Duquesne Center for Legal Information 128

Phone Number: 412.396.4617

E-Mail Address: hermanm1@duq.edu

Education: J.D., Wayne State University
B.A., Mathematics and Political Science, Siena Heights College

Maryann Herman is the director of academic excellence and an assistant professor of clinical legal skills at Duquesne Law. In addition to holding academic excellence workshops and providing individual academic counseling, she teaches the Advanced Legal Reasoning course.

Prior to joining Duquesne Law, Herman served as the director of academic success and bar preparation studies at the Appalachian School of Law, where she also taught Business Associations. She formerly worked at BarBri Bar Review and The Chicago Legal Clinic.  Herman received her Juris Doctor from Wayne State University in Detroit, where she was the editor-in-chief of the Wayne Law Review.

  • Academic Excellence Presentations and Counseling
  • Advanced Legal Reasoning
  • Supreme Court Roundup, Your Weekly Constitutional: WETS-FM, National Public Radio Affiliate, Johnson City, Tennessee (October 29, 2013) 
  • Redesigning the First-Year Practical Skills Curriculum for the “New Normal”, Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, Co-presenter (March 6, 2015) 
  • Cognitive and Practical Aspects of Exam Performance, Association of Academic Support Educators Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Co-Presenter (May 27, 2015)

Licenses and Bar Exams Illinois (passed and inducted 2003, Inactive); Michigan (passed 2007)