Legal Writing Professor
A.B., Harvard University
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
Doretta Massardo McGinnis is Associate Director of the Legal Writing Program at Widener's Delaware campus. Professor McGinnis earned an A.B. from Harvard University in 1985 and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1991.
Professor McGinnis began her career as an associate attorney at Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz, Philadelphia, and joined the Widener faculty in 1995 as a Legal Methods Professor.
Professor McGinnis is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. In addition to Legal Methods, she teaches Employment Discrimination and Labor Law. Selected Recent Publications Articles
- Accommodating a Blind Student, The Second Draft, (The Legal Writing Institute, Macon, Ga.) Dec. 2003, at 19
- Prosecution of Mothers, reprinted in Child, Parent, & State Law and Policy Reader (S. Randall Humm, et al., eds. 1994)
- Comment, Prosecution of Mothers of Drug-Exposed Babies: Constitutional and Criminal Theory, 139 U. Pa. L. Rev. 505 (1990).