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, active learning, and creative approaches to integrating legal and language learning and enjoys developing unique and high quality online legal English curriculum. He also runs the Georgetown Legal English Resources page (which includes the Legal English Resources page), is co-host of the US Law Essentials Law & Language podcast which includes the Multilingual Lawyer interview series, and administers the ETLEP Google Group, the listserv for the community of legal English professionals. In his prior role as Director of Legal English Programs at St. John’s University School of Law, he built St. John’s Legal English program and also enjoyed developing innovative approaches to helping LLM students improve their language and writing in preparation for the bar exam. Professor Horowitz previously worked as a bankruptcy lawyer at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and later went on to create the Bankruptcy Bill cartoon series. After graduating from university, he taught English in the junior high schools of Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan on the JET Program and subsequently spent time studying law at Waseda University in Tokyo and interning for Japanese lawyers in Tokyo and Nagoya. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the JET Alumni Association USA and is an avid ultimate frisbee player having played in tournaments all across the U.S. and around the world.