Anne E. Ralph

Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Contact Information:

(614) 247-4797 Drinko 333


Curriculum Vitae Bibliography

  • B.A. University of Notre Dame, 2001 (summa cum laude)
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2004
Areas of Expertise:
  • Civil Litigation
  • Election Law
  • Legal Writing and Research

Professor Anne E. Ralph teaches  Legal Analysis and Writing (LAWI and II, Advanced Legal Writing, and Pretrial Litigation. Before joining the Moritz faculty in 2011, she clerked for Judge Kenneth F. Ripple of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She also practiced with law firms in Washington, D.C. and Columbus, focusing on copyright, civil rights, complex business litigation, and appeals.

Professor Ralph is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Virginia School of Law. At the University of Virginia, she was a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar, was elected to the Order of the Coif, and was a member of the Virginia Law Review and the Virginia Journal of International Law. Professor Ralph graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in English and philosophy, and she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Professor Ralph’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of law and narrative. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Nevada Law Journal and the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities. In 2018, she was recognized as a part of the New Scholars’ Showcase sponsored by the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. She also serves as an associate editor of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD and as a member of the editorial board of the Monograph Series of the Legal Writing Institute.

Professor Ralph is Vice Chair of the Supreme Court of Ohio’s Commission on Continuing Legal Education.