Lucy  Jewel

  • Associate Professor of Law

  • B.A., 1996, Columbia University
    J.D., 2000, Tulane University School of Law


  • Location: Room 349
  • Phone Number: 865-974-8330
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  • Additional Information: Curriculum Vitae


Professor Jewel comes to UT College of Law from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, where she taught legal writing and legal skills courses and also served as Director of Legal Writing. Her teaching is informed by several years of practice experience as a commercial litigator with the New York City firm of Wachtel, Masyr, & Missry, LLP. At UT College of Law, Professor Jewel will continue to focus on legal process and legal writing courses.

Professor Jewel is a frequent presenter on legal writing topics at national and international academic conferences.  Most recently, she has spoken at the American Association of Law Schools Program on Legal Writing, the Legal Writing Institute's Biennial Conference, and the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference at City University Law School, London U.K.  She also chairs the Legal Writing Institute’s Faculty Development Committee.

Professor Jewel's scholarship focuses on the intersections between culture, law, technology, and rhetoric, with a particular interest in unmasking how rhetorical choices and cultural forces impact legal and social outcomes. Her articles have appeared journals such as the Yale Journal of Law & Technology, University of Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Buffalo Law Review, and the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology.

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