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 Jodi Jewell

Jodi Jewell

Prof, Sociology/Criminology

Main: (909) 460-2058
College of Law and Public Service 236

Professor Jodi Jewell joined the faculty of the University of La Verne College of Law and Public Service in 2011. She received her Juris Doctor from J. Reuben Clark Law School. Prior to joining the faculty at La Verne, Professor Jewell taught at several law schools in the Southern California area where she taught writing and skills. Professor Jewell is currently serving as the Interim Director of the Legal Analysis and Writing Program, where she develops teaching materials which focus on active case reading, effective case briefing, accurate rule synthesis, and practiced rule application in specific factual situations; her goal is to help students hone their professional skills for future success. Professor Jewell currently teaches combined skills and doctrinal courses to first year students.

Educational Background

  • Juris Doctor, J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Brigham Young University

Additional Information


  • Legislating Higher Education: Applying the Lessons of No Child Left Behind to Post-Secondary Education Reformation Proposals.50 Idaho L. Rev. 53 (2013).
  • Work in Progress 2014: The Impact of IDEA on 20 years of Special Education Decisions—an Empirical Study.
  • “From Confusion to Concision: Tips and Techniques to Improve Student Writing,” Presented at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference in March 2013.
  • “Using SoftChalk to Create Supplemental Online Lessons and Increase Student Engagement.” Presented at the Third Colonial Legal Writing Conference at Duquesne University in March 2013.
  • “Modifying the Business Case Method for Use in the Law School Classroom to Improve Learning Outcomes and Increase Student Engagement.” Presented at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference in March 2012.


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