Catharine Du Bois
Acting Assistant Professor of Law
Catharine Du Bois is a Professor of Law from Practice at New York Law School. Her expertise is in legal skills, specifically advocacy and persuasive writing.
Professor Du Bois began teaching legal writing after leaving practice to join the faculty at the University of Colorado Law School. She has taught both students and practicing lawyers ever since. In addition to the University of Colorado and NYLS, she has also taught at Brooklyn Law School and The Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
Previously, Professor Du Bois practiced in the litigation departments of Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, and Jones Day, New York. She also clerked for the Honorable Steven D. Merryday of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Currently, Professor Du Bois serves as Director of the Legal Writing Program at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), where she teaches seminars in persuasive writing. She is also a legal writing consultant.