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Claudia Diamond Faculty

Assistant Dean,
Academic & Writing Support

John and Frances Angelos Law Center
Room 543

J. D., magna cum laude, University of Baltimore
B.A., cum laude, American University

Diamond directs the law school's academic support program and manages the law school's first year adjunct-taught legal writing program (Introduction to Advocacy).  In addition to designing and teaching academic supports courses and workshops, Diamond manages the law school's peer tutoring programs, including the Legal Writing Center. She also teaches Professional Responsibility, a required ethics course. She is the 2017 recipient of the USM Board of Regents Staff Award.  

A 1995 graduate of the law school, Diamond clerked for the Honorable John Eldridge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland and Chief Magistrate Judges Daniel Klein and Paul Grimm of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Her professional experience includes time as a litigation associate at Gordon, Feinblatt, Hoffman, & Hoffberger in Baltimore and as a prosecutor for a professional licensing board with the Attorney General’s Office of Maryland. For a number of years, she has taught legal writing as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Law.