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Sue Liemer

Professor of Law and Director of Lawyering Skills


Courses Taught:

503A - Lawyering Skills I
504A - Lawyering Skills II
609 - Current Developments in American Law: Art Law


Professor Sue Liemer received a B.A. degree in comparative literature from Princeton University, and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia. In between she worked as a writer in the world of advertising and marketing. After law school she served as counsel to the state of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission. Her law practice included administrative agency hearings and appellate court proceedings, as well as liaison work with the public, state and municipal employees, the press, and the legislature.

Before coming to SIU, Professor Liemer taught at Western New England College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law. She served as president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors in 1999–2000, and she previously served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. Her scholarship interests include both legal writing and art law.





Room 232
Lesar Law Building
Mailcode 6804
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8648