Clinical Professor of Law
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall,
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225
Phone: (317) 278-4776
Fax: (317) 274-8565
B.S., 1986, J.D., 1992, University of Illinois
Legal analysis, research and communication; professional responsibility
Allison Martin joined the Legal Analysis, Research and Communication (LARC) team in the summer of 2003. She has taught extensively in the area of legal writing and moot court advocacy. She is the faculty advisor for the national and international moot court teams. She also teaches professional responsibility.
She has written articles related to teaching and has presented at regional and national conferences on these topics. She is also an assistant editor of The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute and contributing co-author of the Indiana Pleading and Practice Treatise. She has also served on regional and national legal writing conference planning committees.
Law Review and Journal Articles
Rand, Martin, Shea; Hope, but not optimism, predicts academic performance of law students beyond previous academic achievement, Journal of Research in Personality, 2011, December, Volume 45, Issue 6, Pages 683–686.
Martin and Rand, The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades: Law School Through the Lens of Hope, Duquesne Law Review, Vol 48, Spring, 2010.
Allison Martin, Teaching to Different Learning Styles: Love Triangles, Role Playing & Videotapes, 22 Second Draft (newsltr. of Leg. Writing Inst.) 1 (Spring 2008).
Allison Martin, Lessons From the Other Side - What I Learned About Teaching Legal Writing by Teaching Professional Responsibility, 15 Persp. 157 (Spring 2007).