Dionne E. Anthon
Associate Professor of Legal Methods

B.S., University of Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Pennsylvania

E-mail: deanthon@widener.edu
Phone: 717.541.3919

Dionne E. Anthon is an Associate Professor of Legal Methods, and she has been teaching at Widener Law (Harrisburg) since 2008. Professor Anthon has a passion for teaching, assessment, and technology, and she has presented on these topics at many regional and national conferences.

Professor Anthon earned a B.S. in Economics, cum laude, from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, an M.B.A. from Georgetown University, and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served as a Production Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Professor Anthon was also an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor at Penn Law.

Before joining Widener’s faculty, Professor Anthon served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Christopher C. Conner of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. With Judge Conner, Professor Anthon assisted in all aspects of civil and criminal cases before the court, including researching and drafting opinions, orders, and memoranda; participating in discovery conferences, oral arguments, hearings, pre-trial and settlement conferences, trials, and criminal sentencings; and drafting jury instructions.

Prior to entering law school, Professor Anthon worked in the Information Technology Consulting field as an instructor and a manager at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Deloitte Consulting.

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Bluebook Uncovered: A Practical Guide to Mastering Legal Citation (West Academic Publishing) (forthcoming 2015).
  • A Technological Trifecta: Using Videos, Playlists, and Facebook in Law School Classes to Reach Today’s Students, 40 Rutgers Computer & Tech. L.J. 1 (2014) (co-author).
  • Unconventional Decisions: Challenging the Use of Hotel Taxes in Convention Center Projects, 7 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 533 (2004).