After graduating from the Law Center, Professor Tiscione (then Robbins) joined the firm of Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C. While at Kirkland & Ellis, she specialized in commerical litigation, including products liability and copyright infringement. Professor Tiscione taught Legal Research and Writing while still in practice at the George Washington University National Law Center and then came to Georgetown to teach full-time. Her scholarly interests include classical and contemporary rhetoric, the role of emotion in law, feminist jurisprudence, and empirical research in the current practice of law and its implications for legal pedagogy.

She has served as an Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor of the Journal Of The Legal Writing Institute; a Director of the Association of Legal Writing Directors; an Affiliate Board Member of the Society of American Law Teachers; and a Director of the Legal Writing Institute (LWI), a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving legal communication, the teaching of legal writing, and the status of legal writing faculty nationwide. More recently, Tiscione has served as LWI’s President.

Her areas of expertise are Legal Research and Writing and Law and Rhetoric.

Scholarship

Forthcoming Works - Books

Kristen Konrad Tiscione, Legal Writing: From Advice to Advocacy, A Contemporary Approach (West Academic forthcoming).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Kristen K. Tiscione & Melissa H. Weresh, Building Bridges Across Curricular and Status Lines: Gender Inequity Throughout the Legal Academy, 69 J. Legal Educ. 3-13 (2019).
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Kristen K. Tiscione, Gender Inequity Throughout the Legal Academy: A Quick Look at the (Surprisingly Limited) Data, 69 J. Legal Educ. 116-122 (2019).
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Ruth Anne Robbins, Kristen K. Tiscione & Melissa H. Weresh, Persistent Structural Barriers to Gender Equity in the Legal Academy and the Efforts of Two Legal Writing Organizations to Break Them Down, 65 Vill. L. Rev. 1155-1185 (2020).
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J. Lyn Entrikin, Lucy Jewel, Susie Salmon, Craig T. Smith, Kristen K. Tiscione & Melissa H. Weresh, Treating Professionals Professionally: Requiring Security of Position for All Skills-Focused Faculty Under ABA Accreditation Standard 405(c) and Eliminating 405(d), 98 Or. L. Rev. 1-51 (2020).
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