Duquesne University School of Law

Prof. Julia Glencer wins Student Bar Association Excellence in Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Professor Julia Glencer was honored with month with Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Association's Excellence in Teaching award. The annual award recognizes "a professor who has made outstanding contributions in teaching." Candidates must demonstrate the ability to engage students actively in the learning process through teaching that is "rigorous and innovative". Other criteria include knowledge about the subject matter, well-organized lectures, assignments and course work load; enthusiasm regarding teaching and learning, interest in the students, sensitivity to the learning environment, and innovation of instruction.

Glencer teaches in Duquesne Law's Legal Research and Writing Program. She 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. Glencer 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.


Faculty Referenced In Article

Julia M. Glencer, J.D.Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills