Associate Professor of Law
Lynn Boepple Su is an Associate Professor of Law and a former Writing
Specialist at New York Law School. Professor Su currently teaches Legal
Practice, a first-year course that introduces students to fundamental
lawyering skills in the context of real-life problems. Before joining the
Legal Practice faculty, Professor Su served as co-director of the New York
Law School’s Writing Program, overseeing the first-year writing
curriculum and upper-level writing electives. As the Writing Specialist,
she tutored students individually on the principles of legal writing and
conducted workshops on legal analysis, writing, and appellate advocacy.
Professor Su’s background in private practice and
as an assistant district attorney informs her teaching. She uses real-life
examples to show her students how the lawyering skills taught in class are
used practice. Her in-role exercises expose students to the human element
of lawyering and help them begin to develop a professional identity.
From 1986 to 1990, Professor Su was an assistant district
attorney in Bronx County, New York, working in the Criminal Courts, Felony
Evaluation Case Unit, and Investigations Bureaus. She prosecuted criminal
cases in New York State and City courts and coordinated the investigation
and prosecution of economic crimes.
broadened her legal experience as an associate at several New Jersey law
firms. In private practice, she concentrated in the area of employment
litigation, assisting in the representation of management in wrongful
termination and discrimination cases and in matters of employer-employee
relations. She also worked on appeals and helped litigate prerogative writ
land use cases.
Professor Su is a graduate of New York
University (B.A., 1982, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and Washington
& Lee University (J.D., 1985, cum laude). She coauthored The
Lawyer’s Craft: An Introduction to Legal Analysis, Writing, and
Advocacy (Anderson Publishing Co., 2002).
New York University, B.A. 1982 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Washington & Lee, J.D. 1985 cum laude.
Former Assistant District Attorney for Bronx County. Practiced at private law firms for nearly six years.