Writing Resource Center

Meet Our Staff

Writing Resource Center Staff

(from left) Beth Devane, Alice Burke, Jeanne Lamar, Lurene Contento, and Caryn Suder; (not pictured) Betsy Shuman-Moore

John Marshall's Writing Resource Center staff is uniquely qualified to help law students with their writing. The director and writing advisors are all former practicing attorneys. In fact, together, they have nearly 50 years of practice experience. In addition to years of hands-on legal writing experience and a thorough understanding of how to write successfully as a lawyer, each advisor has expertise in teaching rhetorical, grammatical, and stylistic skills.

Alice Burke
Writing Advisor

Lurene Contento
Assistant Professor of Law; Director

Beth Devane
Writing Advisor

Jeanne Lamar
Writing Advisor

Betsy Shuman-Moore
Writing Advisor

Caryn Suder
Writing Advisor