Director of Legal Methods
Associate Professor of Law
B.S., Drexel University
M.A., West Chester University
J.D., Temple University
Phone: 717.541.3960 Anna Hemingway is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Methods Program at Widener's Harrisburg campus. Professor Hemingway received a B.S. from Drexel University, an M.A. (Clinical Psychology) from West Chester University, and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law where she served as an editor of the Temple Environmental Law & Technology Journal. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Following graduation from law school, she served as Assistant Corporate Counsel for the Palmer Corporations, including Fine Line Homes and Residential Warranty Corporation.
Professor Hemingway joined the faculty at Widener in 1998. She has a passion for legal writing, legal ethics, and academic support. She teaches and writes in the areas of Appellate Advocacy, Intensive Legal Analysis, Interviewing and Counseling, Leadership, Legal Ethics, Legal Methods, Law and Psychology, Mediation, and Property. She has presented at several national and international conferences.
Professor Hemingway has been active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute. She also serves as an editor for the Office of the Tribunal, Diocese of Harrisburg.
Selected Recent Publications Articles
- & Ann Fruth, Jennifer M. Lear, & Starla J. Williams, Thurgood Marshall: The Writer, 47 Willamette L. Rev. 211 (2011).
- & Lear, When You’re the Editor, The Pa. Lawyer, Jan. 2010, at 44.
- Making Effective Use of Practitioners’ Briefs in the Law School Curriculum, St. Thomas Law Review, 2010.
- Keeping Students Interested While Teaching Citation, The Second Draft, 2005.
- The Ethical Obligations of Lawyers, Law Students and Law Professors Telling Stories on Web Logs, 41 The Law Teacher 287 (2007).
- The Government Attorney's Conflicting Obligations, 9 Widener J. Pub. L. 227 (2000).