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Anthony S. Niedwiecki

Anthony S. Niedwiecki

Associate Dean, Skills, Experiential Learning, & Assessment
Associate Professor
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.2370
Office: Room 307

BA, Wayne State University
JD, magna cum laude, Tulane Law School
LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Blog: Law and Action

Publications | Presentations

After law school, Anthony Niedwiecki was a commercial litigation lawyer with Mayer Brown's office in Houston, Texas, and a labor and employment attorney with Gardere & Wynne in Dallas. He started his academic career as a lecturer at Temple University in 1998. He also taught at Arizona State University and returned to Temple before joining the faculty at Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center in 2003, where he was an associate professor and director of the Lawyering Skills and Values program before coming to John Marshall. Professor Niedwiecki is Immediate-Past President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors and is a member of the Society of American Law Teachers and the Legal Writing Institute. He also is vice president of Fight OUT Loud, a national organization dedicated to providing immediate resources, support, education, and assistance for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals facing discrimination. He served as vice mayor of Oakland Park, Florida.

Professor Niedwiecki joined the faculty in 2010. He teaches Lawyering Skills, Employment Discrimination, and Law and Sexual Orientation.

Full Curriculum Vitae


Teaching for Lifelong Learning: Improving the Metacognitive Skills of Law Students through More Effective Formative Assessment Techniques, 40 Cap. L. Rev. 149 (2012)

Using Legal Writing Portfolios and Feedback Sessions as Tools to Build Better Writers, The Second Draft (October 2010)

The Continuing Role of Morality in the Development of Legal Rights for Sexual Minorities: The Florida Example, 32 Nova L. Rev. 515 (2008)

More Scholarship


"LGBT Issues in Family Law," Children and Family Law Society (April 11, 2013)

"What Will the Supreme Court Decide?" GSB Radio (March 31, 2013)

John Marshall Faculty Works in Progress, "Save Our Children: Overcoming the Narrative that Gays and Lesbians Harm Children," The John Marshall Law School (March 26, 2013)

American Constitutional Law Society Forum, "Overview of the Hollingsworth and Windsor Cases" (March 25, 2013)

"Preview of the Same-Sex Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court," Chicago Bar Association (March 25, 2013)

SEALS Conference, "Integrating Your Doctrinal Interests and Scholarship into the Legal Writing Classroom" (August 2010)

Annual IRS Lawyers Meeting, "Effective Critiquing Techniques to Use when Supervising Junior Attorneys" (July 2010)

Legal Writing Institute Conference, "Integrating Self-Assessment Tools and Portfolios in the LRW Classroom to Improve the Metacognitive Skills of Your Students" (June 2010)

ALWD Conference, "Communicating with Faculty and Administration on Issues Related to LRW" (July 2009)

ALWD Conference, "Using Law School Strategic Planning to Strengthen Your LRW Program" (July 2009)

AALS, "Integrating Sexual Orientation Issues into the Classroom" (January 2009)

Nova Lambda/Federalist Debate, "Florida's Amendment 2 and Lessons from other States" (October 2008)

Florida GLBT Democractic Caucus, "Florida's Amendment 2 and Lessons from other States" (October 2008)

Urban League Presentation and Debate, "Florida's Amendment 2 and Lessons from other States" (October 2008)

"Florida's Amendment 2 and Lessons from other States" ACLU (July 2008)

"Florida's Amendment 2 and Lessons from other States" League of Cities (October 2008)

SEALS Conference, "Emerging Issues in Legal Writing and Legal Writing Scholarship" (July 2008)

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