Anna M. Chan
Director of Legal Writing and
Associate Professor of Legal Writing Department
A.B., University of California at Berkeley, cum laude
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Anna M. Chan is Associate Professor and Director of the Legal Writing Program. During her previous co-directorship, the Program was expanded to include small writing workshops taught by practitioner-instructors in conjunction with full-time faculty. Recently, she assisted in implementing the Dean’s Teaching Assistantships and the Writing Enhancement Sessions, both innovative legal writing programs. She has published law review and academic journal articles. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of California at Berkeley, where she co-edited the Asian-American Review, an academic journal, assisted in the Asian Studies Program, and served as a member both of the Faculty Committee on Educational Policy and the University Chancellor’s Committee on Continuing Education. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and serves with the University of Pennsylvania Mentors program as a resource for law students, particularly minority students. She is the current faculty sponsor of the Asian Law Students Association at St. Thomas. As a member of the law faculty for over a decade, she has also taught Federal Courts, Property I and II, and Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiation.