Lorraine
Gin
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
Office Number: 
258
Office Phone: 
5206263698
Office Fax: 
5206219836

Biographical Information

Lorraine C. Gin joined the James E. Rogers College of Law's Legal Writing Program faculty in 2010 as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing after working as a Staff Attorney for the Arizona Court of Appeals and Clerking for the Hon. Peter J. Eckerstrom, the Hon. Jan Florez, and the Hon. Garye Vasquez. She earned both her B.A. & J.D. from the University of Arizona, graduating cum laude from the College of Law in 1999.

Following graduation, she clerked for the Pima County Superior Court and then practiced law with Rusing & Lopez, PLLC, in Tucson. From 2001 to 2003, she was also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at the Rogers College of Law.

Professor Gin teaches Advanced Legal Writing, formerly Persuasive Communication, and Legal Practice, Analysis, & Law. Beginning Fall of 2011, she will also oversee the spring and fall term Judicial Clerkship Program.

Education

B.A.
University of Arizona
1994
J.D.
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
1999

Admitted to Practice

Arizona

Work Experience

Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
James E. Rogers College of Law
2010 - present
Staff Attorney
Arizona Court of Appeals
2006 - 2010
Law Clerk
Honorable Peter J. Eckerstrom, Honorable Jan Florez, & the Hon. Garye Vasquez, Arizona Court of Appeals
2003 - 2006
Associate Attorney
Rusing & Lopez, PLLC, Tucson, Arizona
2001 - 2003
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
2001 - 2003
Law Clerk
Pima County Superior Court
1999 - 2001

Public & Institutional Service

Humane Society of Southern Arizona
Board member, 2008 - present; Of Counsel, 2008 - 2012; Board Vice-President, 2012 - present
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
Volunteer Attorney, 2006 - present