Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
St. Thomas University College of Law
Faculty Suite (209)
16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
B.A., Florida State University
M.A., University of North Florida
J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law
Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Lindsay Head joined St. Thomas University College of Law as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing in 2021. She teaches Legal Research and Writing and Advanced Legal Writing. A licensed member of the Florida Bar, Professor Head practiced general civil litigation and family law at a medium-sized law firm in South Florida, where she directed and supervised the firm’s internship program. Recognizing her passion for teaching writing, she later returned to academia and earned a Ph.D. in English, with a concentration in Writing, Rhetoric, and Culture, from Louisiana State University in 2018.
Professor Head has been teaching writing at various collegiate levels and institutions since 2014. She also regularly presents her research at local, national, and international conferences. Her scholarship focuses on the intersections of rhetorical theory and legal discourse, rhetorics of citizenship and identity, composition theory, oral advocacy, and legal writing pedagogy. She currently chairs the Legal Writing and Rhetoric Standing Group for the national Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Lindsay Head, A View from the Middle: Destabilizing the Humanities Today, Rendezvous J. of Arts & Letters, 43.1 (2017)
Lindsay Head, Standing (Near)by Things Decided: Ideographic Inquiry and the Dual Identifications of Law, Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JAWLD, 15 (2018)
Current and Recent Courses
Legal Research and Writing