Cathren Koehlert-Page

Cathren Koehlert-Page
Assistant Professor of Law


(321) 206-5768


J.D., University of Texas School of Law
MFA, Vermont College
BA, Baylor University

Classes Taught

Legal Research and Writing I and II


Professor Cathren Page joined the faculty at the Barry University School of Law in 2011. She previously taught Appellate Advocacy, Legal Research and Writing, and Special Problems in Evidence for three years at Golden Gate University School of Law. She is an active participant in the Legal Writing Institute.

Prior to entering academia, Professor Page practiced law as a staff attorney in the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in Texas where she established an 89% win record in the Texas Courts of Appeals and successfully represented her agency before the Supreme Court of Texas. During that time, she also held a 100 percent win record at trial. Professor Page was active in the legal community in Texas and was awarded both an American Bar Association Award and a Texas Young Lawyers Award for the pro bono Family Law pamphlet she created. She hosted quarterly on Austin Young Lawyer’s Association’s “Ask an Attorney” television show, spoke at conferences, and published papers on Child Protection Law, one of which has been cited by the El Paso Court of Appeals.

In addition to her J.D. degree from the University of Texas, Professor Page earned a MFA degree in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College. Her current legal scholarship focuses on Applied Legal Storytelling, and her upcoming article titled “Come a Little Closer So That I Can See You My Pretty: The Use and Limits of Fiction Point of View Techniques in Appellate Briefs” is being published in UMKC Law Review.

Professor Page's SSRN Author Page is found at:

Her article, "Come a Little Closer So That I Can See You My Pretty: The Use and Limits of Fiction Techniques for Establishing an Empathetic Point of View in Appellate Briefs," 80 UMKC L. Rev. 399 (2011), is at:


Professor Koehlert-Page's publications can be found on the Social Science Research Network.

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