Lecturer in Law
Lara Pennington has taught Appellate Advocacy at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey since 2004. She has also taught Legal Research & Writing and serves as a private legal writing consultant for various New York and New Jersey law firms, conducting seminars on writing content, style, and organization, as well as providing individualized writing counseling to attorneys and paralegals.
Before teaching, Lara spent eight years in private practice, at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Dillon, Bitar & Luther, LLC, specializing in general litigation matters at both the trial and appellate levels.
Lara earned her J.D. with High Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1996. She earned her A.B. in psychology, magna cum laude, from Lafayette College in 1989. She is admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey.
Seton Hall University School of Law - Adjunct Professor (2004- )
Legal Writing Consultant, (January 2005 -)
Dillon, Bitar & Luther, LLC, Morristown, NJ - Associate, (1998-04)
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, New York, NY - Associate (1996- l998)