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Andrele Brutus St. Val

Assistant Professor of Legal Writing

Biography

Andrele Brutus St. Val comes to Pitt Law from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where she taught legal writing as a visiting professor. Her experience teaching and supervising legal writing also includes teaching Legal Research and Writing in the Paralegal Studies Program at the Henry Ford College and supervising law students as a staff attorney in the University of Michigan Unemployment Insurance Clinic. Brutus St. Val found her passion for legal writing during an internship as a law student with the Florida Second District Court of Appeals, where she returned after law school and became a career law clerk. At the court of appeals, she drafted opinions, orders, and memoranda and became an expert on criminal and post-conviction appeals. She has nearly ten years of experience working in the judiciary, most recently as a Court Attorney with the Wayne County Probate Court in Detroit, MI.

In 2014-15, Brutus St. Val was selected to be an Academy Fellow in the Florida Bar William Reece Smith, Jr., Leadership Academy. She received her JD from Florida A&M University College of Law, her LLM in Labor and Employment Law from Wayne State University Law School, and she is licensed to practice law in Florida and Michigan.

Brutus St. Val will teach Legal Writing.