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Maria Termini

Associate Professor of Legal Writing
B.A., Smith College
M.A., University of Mississippi
J.D., Columbia University School of Law
Areas of Expertise
Housing Law and Policy


Professor Termini joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty in the fall of 2014.  She is an Associate Professor of Legal Writing and also teaches in the Law School’s externship program. Her scholarship interests relate to legal education pedagogy with a focus on helping students develop the legal reasoning skills needed for effective legal writing and advocacy.

Before joining the Law School faculty, Professor Termini was a litigator, practicing in federal and state court.  She worked in the Appeals Division of the New York City Housing Authority and as a litigation associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. While in law school, Professor Termini was a member of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. Before practicing law, she taught high school mathematics and was an adjunct professor of education.  Professor Termini holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School, an M.A. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Mississippi, and a B.A. in mathematics from Smith College.