Associate Professor of Legal Writing
Tel. 714.444.4141 ext. 251
Building Two, Room 251
Professor Mauerman received her B.A. from Northwestern University and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts, Remedies, and Criminal Procedure, and was a member of the Order of the Coif. She also received the honors of Best Appellate Brief and Best Oralist, and completed an externship with Judge Gordon Thompson, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. After graduation from law school, Professor Mauerman clerked for Magistrate Judge Cynthia G. Aaron in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
Professor Mauerman taught Professional Skills I as an adjunct faculty member of the law school beginning in 2000. Before joining the law faculty as a full-time member in 2008, she practiced law in the area of wills, trusts, and estate planning. Within the law school, Professor Mauerman teaches first-year Legal Writing, Professional Responsibility, Pretrial Litigation, International Sports Law, and E-Discovery. She also serves as the Assistant Director of the Institute for Legal Writing and Professional Skills.
Currently, Professor Mauerman is writing in the area of assessment models for student learning outcomes in legal writing programs.