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Philip N. Meyer

Professor of Law

LLM, Columbia University, 1985;
JD, Vermont Law School, 1980;
MFA, University of Iowa, 1973;
BA, Brandeis University, 1971

Phone: 802-831-1027
Email: pmeyer@vermontlaw.edu

Awards and Affiliations

Awards

Awarded Citation for Teaching Excellence, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1990.

Affiliations

Teaching at VLS:

  • Professor and Director of Legal Writing Program at Vermont Law School, since 1992.
  • Criminal Law, Legal Writing, Torts.

Leadership and Service:

  • Program Chair, Legal Writing Section, AALS, 2006-2007.
  • Chair, Section of Law and the Humanities, AALS, 2005-2006 (and Executive Committee member as Former Chair).
  • Program Chair, Section of Law and Humanities, Association of American Law Schools, 2004–05.
  • Associate editor, Legal Studies Forum, since 1996, and guest editor, "The New Legal Writing Scholarship," 1996.
  • Chair, 1996–97, and Member, 1995–96, program committee, legal writing and reasoning section, Association of American Law Schools, 1995–96.
  • Officer, Law and Humanities Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1993–94.
  • School representative, Association of American Law School House of Delegates, 1993–95.

Other:

  • Author of Cruising for Burgers, a novel awarded The Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation Grant in Fiction, 1977.
  • Has also taught legal writing and lawyering skills at CUNY School of Law (1991–92), University of Connecticut School of Law (1988–91), New York University School of Law (1985–88), and University of Bridgeport School of Law (1982–84).