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Elizabeth Shuman-Moore

Writing Advisor
Writing Resource Center

The John Marshall Law School
315 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 227
Email: eshuman@jmls.edu
Office: P-614

BSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
JD, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Betsy is a cum laude graduate of Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington. She holds a bachelor of social work degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Betsy served two Chicago civil rights organizations for more than 30 years, managing pro bono programs. She litigated with law firm attorneys hundreds of hate crime and fair housing cases in federal and state courts and administrative agencies, conducted dozens of jury and bench trials, and won over $15 million in awards for hate crime victims. A large part of her legal practice has involved writing and editing legal documents with law students and new attorneys. She also directed civil rights education for diverse audiences. Betsy is committed to working with law students to improve their legal writing.


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