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Robyn L. Meadows
Vice Dean and Professor of Law

B.A., Michigan State University
J.D., University of Louisville School of Law
LL.M., Temple University School of Law

E-mail: rlmeadows@widener.edu
Phone: 717.541.3902

Robyn L. Meadows is Vice Dean and Professor of Law at Widener's Harrisburg campus. Professor Meadows received a B.A. from Michigan State University in 1979, a J.D. from University of Louisville School of Law in 1983 and an LL.M. from Temple University School of Law in 1991, where she was an Hon. Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow. Vice Dean Meadows practiced civil litigation in Florida and was a partner in a litigation firm from 1986-1990.

Vice Dean Meadows joined the faculty at Widener in 1991 and served as Assistant Professor of Law from 1991-94, Associate Professor of Law from 1994-2002, Professor of Law since July 2002, Associate Dean for Student Affairs from 1994-97, Director of Bar Programs from 2007-09 and Vice Dean from 2009 until the present. Vice Dean Meadows has directed and taught in Widener’s Geneva, Sydney and Venice International Law Institutes. She teaches and writes in the areas of Contracts, Secured Transactions, Sales and Leases and Payment Systems.

Vice Dean Meadows is active in a number of professional and civic organizations; she is Master and Membership Chair of the Honorable William W. Lipsett Inn of Court and Secretary and Board Member of the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg. She has served as Commissioner of IMPAACT-PA and a member of the Advisory Board for Cities-in-Schools/John Harris High Academy. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Statutory Law Committee, Quality/Balance of Life Committee and Women in the Profession and the American Bar Association Business Law Section. She has taught in bar preparation programs, including the Delaware Bar Review, Kaplan/PMBR and West Bar Review, since the mid-1990s. She also is a presenter on professionalism and ethics for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Selected Recent Publications

Articles
  • et al., Sales (Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey), 64 Bus. Law. 1167 (2009).
  • With Jennifer S. Martin., Uniform Commercial Code Survey: Sales (Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey), 63 BUS. LAW. 1285 (2008).
  • et al., Sales (Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey), 62 Bus. Law. 1559 (2007).
  • et al., Sales (Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey), 61 Bus. Law. 1545 (2006).
  • et al., Sales (Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey), 60 Bus. Law. 1639 (2005).
  • Unconscionabilty as a Contract Policy Device for the Elder Client, 38 Akron L. Rev. 741 (2005).
Other
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 63 Bus. Law. 1163 (2009).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 63 Bus. Law. 1281 (2008).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 62 Bus. Law. 1555 (2007).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 61 Bus. Law. 1541 (2006).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 60 Bus. Law. 1635 (2005).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 59 Bus. Law. 1553 (2004).
  • et al., Uniform Commercial Code Annual Survey: Introduction, 58 Bus. Law. 1541 (2003).
  • Chapter: When Foreclosure Sales Go Awry: Damages for Purchasers at Improper Foreclosure Sales, 10 Com. Damages (MB) 421 (Sept. 1995) (adapted from Robyn L. Meadows, A Potential Pitfall for the Unsuspecting Purchaser of Repossessed Collateral: The Overlooked Interaction Between Sections 9-504(4) and 2-312(2) of the Uniform Commercial Code, 44 Am. U. L. Rev. 167 (1994)).