Professor Judith A. McMorrow teaches torts, professional responsibility and in the law school’s Semester-in-Practice externship program. Her scholarship is primarily in the area of professional responsibility and legal ethics. Professor McMorrow is active in pro bono and service activities, including over 20 years on the board of Community Legal Services and Counseling Center, 10 years on the Massachusetts SJC Committee on Judicial Ethics, work with the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and earlier work in representing women in Massachusetts seeking commutation based on Battered Woman Syndrome. After graduating from University of Notre Dame Law School in 1980, Prof. McMorrow clerked for the Hon. Gilbert S. Merritt (United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit) and Chief Justice Warren E. Burger (United States Supreme Court.) She practiced with the Washington D.C. law firm of Steptoe and Johnson before entering teaching in 1985.
In Spring 2013, Prof. McMorrow ran the Boston College Law School London program. For the 2008-09 academic year Prof. McMorrow taught at Renmin University in Beijing, China on a Fulbright grant. http://reillysinchina.blogspot.com/