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Joseph F. Rice School of Law


Meghan Brooks

Title: Assistant Professor of Law
Veterans Legal Clinic Director
Joseph F. Rice School of Law
Phone: 803-777-8904
Office: 1525 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29208
Meghan Brooks

Meghan E. Brooks is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law, and the Director of the Veterans Legal Clinic. Professor Brooks teaches Administrative Law, and her work focuses on the intersection of veterans law and the rest of our legal system.  

Before joining the University of South Carolina faculty, Professor Brooks was the Robert M. Cover Fellow in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School, where she co-taught the clinic and an introductory legal writing course. Prior to that, she was a Justice Catalyst Fellow in the Veterans Benefits and Special Litigation Units at New York Legal Assistance Group, where she represented veterans and their families in benefits appeals.  

Professor Brooks holds an A.B. magna cum laude with highest honors in the Comparative Study of Religion from Harvard College, and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was an Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism and earned the Charles G. Albom Prize for Appellate Advocacy.  

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