School of Law
Phone: (605) 677-5362
Wendy Hess is an Associate Professor and Director of the Fundamental Legal Skills and Legal Writing Program. Her legal practice experience includes: directing the Prison Reform Project at the Public Justice Center, a non-profit law office in Baltimore, MD, where she also worked on educational access for children in foster care and enforcement of freedom of information laws; serving as the Francis Murnaghan Appellate Advocacy Fellow where she worked on poverty law and civil rights appellate cases in state and federal courts; and provision of civil legal services to prisoners and pretrial detainees in Central Pennsylvania with the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project. She also completed two judicial clerkships, one for a judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals and the other for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Bar Admissions: South Dakota, Maryland, Washington DC
Legal Skills, Client Interviewing & Counseling, Legal Writing, Juvenile Justice, Psychology & Law, Employment Discrimination, Gender & the Law
Law Teaching Methods & Practices, Juvenile Transfer, Feminist Legal Theory
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