Sarah J. Morath

Sarah J. Morath

Associate Professor of Legal Writing

Sarah Morath is an expert on legal writing pedagogy who also teaches and publishes on a wide range of topics, including environmental law, food law and policy, agriculture, and natural resources law, among other subjects. Her scholarly contributions to the field of legal writing is extensive. She regularly contributes to The Second Draft, Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing and The Law Teacher. Professor Morath is also on the editorial board of the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute, and she co-chairs the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD)-Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Scholarship Committee.

Professor Morath is formerly the director of the Lawyering Skills and Strategies Program at the University of Houston Law Center, where she was also a clinical associate professor of law. Before joining academia, she clerked for Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr., of the U.S. District Court, District of Maine; Justice Andrew M. Mead, Maine Supreme Judicial Court; and four justices of the Maine Superior Judicial Court.
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  • JD, University of Montana School of Law, 2007
  • MES, Yale University, 2000
  • BA, Vassar College, 1998
Sarah J. Morath
Contact Information

Worrell 3334
  • Animal Welfare
  • Appellate Law & Practice
  • Environmental Law & Justice
  • Food Law & Policy
  • Law Teaching
  • Legal Writing & Research
  • Sustainability