Carolyn Broering-Jacobs

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Associate Dean for Administration
Clinical Professor of Law

Office: LB 049

p. 216-687-5166




J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law
B.A., University of Notre Dame


Professor Broering-Jacobs taught in the law school's legal writing program from 2000 until 2005. She rejoined our faculty in the 2008-09 academic year as our new Director of Legal Writing. An outstanding student, she was executive editor of the Ohio State Law Journal, a member of Order of the Coif and the recipient of awards for torts,labor law and trial practice; she graduated fourth in her class at OSU. After graduation she clerked for two years for the Honorable Sam H. Bell of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Before she began teaching, Professor Broering-Jacobs was a litigation associate in the Cleveland office of Baker & Hostetler.

Professor Broering-Jacobs is a frequent guest lecturer on legal writing strategy, changes in reporting opinions and Ohio research and citation. She is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, Professor Broering-Jacobs continues to teach in the legal writing program and is co-faculty advisor to the Cleveland-Marshall Moot Court Program.

Teaching Areas:

Legal Writing


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