Sue Liemer | School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Sue Liemer

Professor of Law and Director of Lawyering Skills

Sue Liemer

Office: Lesar Law Building, Room 232
Phone: (618) 453-8648

Professor Sue Liemer received a B.A. degree in comparative literature from Princeton University, and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia. In between she worked as a writer in the world of advertising and marketing. After law school she served as counsel to the state of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Commission. Her law practice included administrative agency hearings and appellate court proceedings, as well as liaison work with the public, state and municipal employees, the press, and the legislature.

Before coming to SIU, Professor Liemer taught at Western New England College School of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law. She served as president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors in 1999–2000, and she previously served on the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. Her scholarship interests include both legal writing and art law.