Senior Legal Writing Professor
Office: LB 043
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Professor Mika has been associated with the Cleveland-Marshall Legal Writing Program since 1988. Professor Mika presents nationally on topics various topics related to teaching Legal Writing, and has judged at numerous moot court competitions throughout her career. She has lectured on essay-writing techniques for several bar review courses and has written bar exam essay questions for both the California and Minnesota bar examiners.
Professor Mika's areas of scholarly research are varied and she has published in the areas of Native American Law, Employment Law, Learning Theories, and Health Care. Professor Mika is also active in both the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) and the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD). She is currently the unofficial historian for the Legal Writing Institute.
In 2022, she was awarded the AALS Section Award by the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, as well as the Provost's Award for Teaching at Cleveland State University. She was also named a Dean's Scholar at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Legal Writing, Research, and Advocacy Program