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Robin A. Boyle

St. John's University School of Law
Assistant Dean for Academic Success & Professor of Legal Writing
Jamaica, NY, USA

Robin Boyle


  St. John's University School of Law, Jamaica, N.Y.

  • Assistant Dean for Academic Success  Sept. 1, 2010 to Present
  • Professor of Legal Writing  2006 to Present
  • Assistant Legal Writing Professor (formerly LW Instructor)  1994 to 2006
  • Director of the Academic Support Program (formerly Coordinator)  2005 to 2010
  • Assistant Director of the Writing Center (Acting Director for Fall 2006)  2004 to 2010

Recipient, Faculty Outstanding Achievement Medal     May 26, 2005
  Awarded by Office of the President, St. John's University
  Faculty Co-Advisor to Moot Court Honor Society      Fall 1995 to
             Spring 2001


  Fordham University's College of Liberal Studies, Bronx, N.Y.
  Adjunct Assistant Professor         1993 to 1998

New School for Social Research, New York, NY
  Adjunct Assistant Professor         1994

Briarcliffe College, Lynbrook, NY
  Adjunct Instructor         1994


Institute for Law Teaching and Learning selected Prof. Boyle's article as "Article for November 2009" for its online newsletter. The article was co-authored with the late Dr. Rita Dunn, Teaching Law Students Through Individual Learning Styles.


  Butler, Fitzgerald & Potter, P.C., New York, N.Y.
  Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy Associate      1993
  Wrote appellate and trial briefs, defended depositions, and argued motions.

  Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, New York, N.Y.
  Bankruptcy Associate         1991 to 1993
  Prepared trial briefs and second chaired at trials; wrote and argued motions.

  Hon. Tina L. Brozman (deceased)
  United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
  Law Clerk           1991

  Dewey Ballantine, New York, N.Y.
  Corporate Associate          1989 to 1990
  Drafted leveraged leasing documents and participated in closings for leasing of aircraft, factory equipment and railroad cars.
  Law Clerk           1988 to 1989
  Summer Associate          Summer 1988

  Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz, New York, N.Y.
  Securities Litigation Law Clerk        1986 to 1988
  Securities Litigation Paralegal        1985 to 1986


Fordham University School of Law, New York, N.Y., J.D., May 1989
  Honors: Fordham Law Review; Dean's List

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  B.A., Urban Studies and Critical Theory, May 1980
  Senior Thesis: A Study in Community Organizing Surrounding a Land Use Proposal.

  New York State Bar, 1990; United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1992.


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