JoAnn Hubbard

Joann Hubbard

Full-time faculty

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

"Every year during Orientation, I keep a promise that I made to Justice Scalia to tell my students that in his opinion 'Legal Research and Writing is the most important class they will take.' "

Biography

After graduation, Professor Hubbard was an associate in the Dallas office of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, which provides counsel to about half of the Fortune 500 companies. She subsequently became Vice President and General Counsel for Provident Bank of Dallas, Texas. Her current teaching area is legal research, writing and advocacy. She was also the former Assistant Director of the SMU Dedman School of Law Corporate Directors' Institute.

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Education

B.S., cum laude, University of Oklahoma
J.D., summa cum laude, University of Oklahoma

Courses

Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy