B.A., University of Pennsylvania; J.D., Duke University School of Law; M.A., CUNY-Hunter College
Professor Stephen Horowitz is an experienced lawyer and linguist who appreciates student-centered teaching and creative ways to integrate legal and language learning. In his prior role as Director of Legal English Programs at St. John’s University School of Law (2014-19) he built St. John’s Legal English program and also enjoyed writing the St. John’s Legal English Blog and developing innovative approaches to helping LLM students improve their language and writing in preparation for the bar exam. He previously worked in the Insolvency group at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and later went on to create the Bankruptcy Bill cartoon series. Stephen also previously taught English in Kariya City, Japan on the JET Program and subsequently spent time studying law at Waseda University in Tokyo, interning for Japanese lawyers in Tokyo and Nagoya, and teaching English to lawyers in Japan. He is an avid ultimate frisbee player and has played in tournaments all across the U.S. and around the world.