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Marsha Griggs, J.D.

Associate Professor
School of Law

Courses Taught

Legal Profession, Real Property, Evidence


B.S, Northwestern University
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School
M.P.P., University of Texas at Dallas

Publications and Media Placements

Professor Griggs is a coauthor of the white paper, The Bar Exam and the COVID Pandemic: The Need for Immediate Action, that launched efforts to identify methods to safely license new attorneys when in-person exams posed health risks in the United States and abroad. Her other works, "Building a Better Bar Exam" and "An Epic Fail," are published in the Texas A&M Law Review and Howard Law Journal.

Honors and Awards

 In 2021, she received the Trailblazer Award from the AALS Section on Academic Support.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Professor Griggs is admitted to practice in Colorado and Texas. Before law teaching, she practiced commercial litigation and was inducted into the Texas Jury Verdicts Hall of Fame in 2014. She chairs the Bar Advocacy Committee for the Association of Academic Support Educators that, through her leadership, introduced the Best Practices for Online Bar Exam Administration. She has been elected to serve on the executive boards for the AALS Section on Academic Support and the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT).