Mary M. Ksobiech

Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing & Research

Professor Mary Ksobiech earned a BA from Truman State University and then graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with a JD in 2000. She was an editor of the Iowa Law Review as well as a member of the National Trial Advocacy Team where she was awarded Best Advocate at the Judge Roy L. Stephenson Trial Advocacy Competition in 1999.

Upon graduation, Professor Ksobiech clerked for the Honorable H. Dean Whipple of the Western District of Missouri and as a staff attorney for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2006, she joined the faculty of The University of Alabama School of Law where she taught courses in Legal Writing, Litigation Drafting, and Judicial Opinion Drafting. As the Assistant Dean of Students, Professor Ksobiech also directed the law school’s Academic Excellence and Moot Court Fellows Programs. 

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  • Legal Writing 
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Academic Support


  • Member, Legal Writing Institute 
  • Member, Association of Legal Writing Directors 
  • Member, Association of Academic Support Educators 
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BA, Truman State University, 1997
JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 2000