Assistant Professor of Law
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law (Magna Cum Laude)
B.A., University of Virginia (With Distinction)
Legal Research and Writing 1
Legal Research and Writing 2
Professor Susan S. Bendlin is an Assistant Professor of Law teaching Legal Research & Writing at Barry University School of Law in Orlando. Her professional career includes eighteen years as the Dean of Students at three different law schools - Emory, Duke, and Barry.
While her primary focus has been on administration (areas such as Academic Support, Admissions, Financial Aid, Moot Court, ADA compliance, enrollment management, and student activities), Professor Bendlin also has teaching experience. She has taught legal writing, federal appellate practice, professional responsibility (ethics), and contracts over the years at Virginia, Duke, Emory, and Barry. She also led an "Ethics in Business" seminar for Emory University's Human Relations division, and conducted an intensive legal writing workshop for paralegals at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Professor Bendlin's favorite career experience was spending five summers in Europe as the on-site director of Duke Law School's summer abroad program.
Prior to becoming a law school administrator, Professor Bendlin clerked for a federal appellate judge and worked as a litigator at one of Atlanta's largest and oldest law firms. She is a member of the Bar in Virginia and Georgia.