Professor Jan M. Levine has more than two decades of experience leading legal writing and research programs. In 2007, he joined the faculty at Duquesne University School of Law after eleven years on the faculty at the Temple University School of Law; both law schools’ writing programs have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as being among the best in the nation. Professor Levine received his J.D. from the Boston University School of Law in 1978. He is a nationally recognized scholar who has published many articles on legal research and writing and is also a frequent presenter at national conferences. Professor Levine was the founding president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD); served as elected member of the ALWD’s board of directors; was a member of the board of directors of the Legal Writing Institute and the board of directors of SCRIBES, the American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects; and served as chair and member of the ABA Communications Skills Committee.