Angela Arey, a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, is the Director of the Legal Writing Program at Maine Law.

A native Mainer, Professor Arey was Editor-In-Chief of the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and co-chair of the Environmental Law Society at Maine Law. She served as a law clerk for the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and worked in private practice before returning to Maine Law as a faculty member.

At Maine Law, Professor Arey directs and teaches in the First-Year Legal Writing Program, runs a scholarly writing workshop for upper level students, and coordinates the Moot Court Program.  She is the Curriculum Director for the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program, a four-week program designed to encourage diversity in the legal profession.  Professor Arey received the University of Southern Maine’s 2015-2016 Faculty Senate Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Professor Arey has her own consulting business, providing legal research and writing services to local attorneys. Along with Maine Law Professor Emerita Nancy Wanderer, she wrote a textbook on Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing. Professor Arey has three young children, and she enjoys cooking, kayaking, biking, skiing, and swimming in the ocean.

Selected Publications:

OFF AND RUNNING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING (Wolters Kluwer 2014) (co-authored with Nancy Wanderer). [Amazon]