Course Author: Iselin Gambert
Professor Gambert joined the faculty of George Washington University in 2009 as a visiting associate professor of legal research and writing. She serves as the Writing Center Director and teaches a section of Legal Research and Writing.
Iselin Gambert is one of four full-time faculty who coordinates the law school’s legal writing curriculum. She directs the GW Law Writing Center and teaches Legal Research and Writing and Introduction to Advocacy. Professor Gambert also collaborates with the law school clinics; she hosts an Advanced Legal Writing Workshop each semester for the International Human Rights Clinic and has conducted workshops in effective feedback strategies to the Friedman Fellows. She also serves as an advisor in the Inns of Court Program.
In 2014, Professor Gambert was awarded an Endeavour Executive Fellowship and spent three months as a Visiting Scholar at Melbourne Law School (MLS), the top-ranked law school in Australia. While at MLS, she collaborated with faculty at three area law schools on best practices for implementing wellness and professional development training in legal education. She also conducted workshops for Australian law faculty and legal professionals on best practices in legal writing, training, and strategies for providing effective written feedback on legal writing assignments.
Professor Gambert has published several articles in the field of legal writing. She was also selected to be part of the U.S. Feminist Judgments Project, for which she wrote a commentary on Frontiero v. Richardson, which will be published in 2016 by Cambridge University Press as part of Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court.