Jeremy Mullem

Senior Lecturing Fellow
Director, Legal Writing Program


Jeremy Mullem directs the Legal Writing Program at Duke Law School.  He teaches first-year Legal Analysis, Research and Writing, and Contract Drafting and Writing for Publication for upper-level students.  His research interests center on the uses of language and rhetoric by lawyers and judges, on the development of scholarly legal writing, and on legal research and writing pedagogy. 

From 2002 until 2006, Mullem was an instructor with and then acting associate director of the Program in Legal Rhetoric: Writing and Research at American University, Washington College of Law.  Before that, he was a graduate associate and then associate director of the Writing Resource Center at the University of Iowa, College of Law.

Mullem received his A. B. in 1992 from Stanford University, his J. D. in 1995 from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, and his M.F.A. in 2001 from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  He practiced law in Silicon Valley and his short fiction has appeared in several literary journals.