Rebecca L. Scharf

Rebecca L. Scharf

Professor of Law

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Areas of expertise:

Lawyering Process, Family Law, Privacy Law, Wills Trusts and Estates


Professor Scharf earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor on the Journal on Legislation. Before beginning her teaching career at the Boyd School of Law, Professor Scharf worked at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York City, conducting class action impact litigation, primarily in the area of public benefits law. Prior to this, she worked as an attorney for The Legal Aid Society of New York City, providing legal services to impoverished families in the South Bronx. Professor Scharf serves as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute. Since coming to Boyd, she has published articles in the areas of Family Law, Juvenile Law, and Legal Writing. Her current scholarship focuses on Privacy Law and Technology. She teaches Privacy, Publicity & Defamation; Wills, Trusts, and Estates; Legal Research and Writing; and Family Law.

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