Professor Karen Lundquist has taught legal writing and English as a second language in the Law School’s LL.M. program since September 2011. She has been a practicing attorney with a focus on employment law since 2006. Her textbook, Legal Writing and Legal Skills for LL.M. Students, will be published by West Academic in fall 2017.
After graduating from Mount Holyoke College in 1990 with a double major in Italian and Latin, she moved to Rome, where she taught English as a foreign language, wrote EFL course materials, and carried out translations until 2001. In 2005, she graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, where she also taught from 2008 to 2010. In addition to Italian, Professor Lundquist speaks Spanish, having studied the language in Guanajuato, Mexico, and done an internship with a nongovernmental organization in Santiago, Chile.