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Amy Milligan

Title: Assistant Director of Legal Writing
School of Law
Phone: 803-777-3386

1525 Senate Street
Room 231
Columbia, SC 29208

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Amy Milligan


Amy Milligan serves as an Assistant Director of Legal Writing, coordinating the first year writing program. She teaches Legal Research, Analysis & Writing I and II to first-year law students, and she teaches Advanced Legal Writing and Writing in Law Practice and to second- and third-year law students. Additionally, she serves as the Editor of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal.

After graduating from the College of Charleston with dual degrees in Business Administration and Communications, Milligan received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She subsequently practiced as an Associate Attorney at the law firm of Baker, Ravenel & Bender, L.L.P. in Columbia, South Carolina. Her practice focused on property-related matters. On the real property side, she counseled clients on real property rights and she handled real estate litigation and premises liability litigation. On the intellectual property side, she assisted creative professionals with protecting their copyrights and trademarks through registration, litigation, and drafting and negotiating related agreements. Her practice areas also included corporate law and insurance defense.


  • B.S., B.A., College of Charleston, 1999
  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, cum laude, 2002


  • Writing in Law Practice (LAWS 808)
  • Advanced Legal Writing (LAWS 540)
  • Research, Analysis & Writing I (LAWS 533)

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