Angela Crossman Arey
Legal Writing Professor

Angela Arey, a 2005 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, has returned to her alma mater as an instructor in Legal Writing.

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.

Professor Arey has her own consulting business, providing legal research and writing services to local attorneys. Along with Maine Law Professor Nancy Wanderer, she is writing 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

WORK IN PROGRESS: OFF AND RUNNING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LEGAL RESEARCH, ANALYSIS, AND WRITING (forthcoming 2014) (under contract with Wolters-Kluwer; co-authored with Nancy Wanderer).



Angela Arey

B.A., American University
J.D., University of Maine School of Law


Office Phone: (207) 780-4472 angela.arey@maine.edu


Research Interests:

Legal Research & Writing

Current Courses:

Legal Writing I
Legal Writing II
Legal Writing Teaching Assistant I
Legal Writing Teaching Assistant II

Curriculum Vitae