Saint Louis University
SLU LAW
S. Paige Canfield
314.977.3476
Scott Hall 804

EDUCATION

B.A., Florida State University, 1982
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, 1986

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Criminal Law
Elder Law
Estate Law and Planning
Appellate Practice
Legal Research
Legal Writing

COURSES

Legal Research and Writing
S. Paige Canfield
Assistant Director for Legal Research and Writing
Associate Professor

Professor S. Paige Canfield joined SLU LAW as an assistant professor of legal writing in 2003 and brings over 23 years experience focusing on appellate advocacy. Prof. Canfield began her professional career as an Associate in an Illinois law firm, then as a law clerk for the Honorable David P. McDonald in St. Louis.

Prof. Canfield was a Legal Research Attorney for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Library and an Appellate Public Defender for over eight years. She has also practiced in both a general law firm and as a sole practitioner, where she focused on criminal appeals, post-conviction issues and probate matters. Professor Canfield has written chapters for the Practitioner's Handbooks and presented CLE materials through the Missouri Bar.

After receiving a B.A. in English from Florida State University, Prof. Canfield obtained her J.D. from SLU LAW. While a law student, Prof. Canfield researched the 4th, 5th and 6th amendment case law for Professor Roger L. Goldman, in preparation for his book, Federal Criminal Trial Evidence.

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