University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Jennifer Davis - Biography

Professor of Legal Skills
Director of Graduate Programs Legal Skills

jennifer.davis@law.unh.edu
(603) 513-5155
Biography in brief >>

Education

BA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
JD, Suffolk University Law School

Committees

Academic Standing (now CASS) (alternate)

Courses

Amer Legal Process and Analysis

Graduate Programs Litigation Analysis

 

Jennifer Davis is the director of Graduate Skills at UNH Law. In that role she works closely with many of UNH Law’s international students, providing them with foundational skills in legal analysis and writing and an understanding of the American legal system. Before teaching in the graduate program, Davis taught JD legal writing at UNH Law for a number of years, most recently as the assistant director. She came to UNH Law in 2004, after teaching legal writing for four years at Suffolk University School of Law.

Davis graduated from Suffolk University Law School, magna cum laude, in 1996. After law school, she clerked for judges of the Maine Superior Court and the Juvenile Court of Massachusetts. She also worked as an appellate attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts where she argued appeals before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Davis is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and Maine.

Presentations

Paraphrasing Techniques for International Students, Southeastern Regional Legal Writing Conference, Stetson College of Law, Tampa, FL, April 2014

Using Field Trips to Introduce Graduate Students to the American Legal System, Global Legal Skills Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica, March 2013