Amy Langenfeld’s research pursuits include judicial writing, legislative drafting, and oral communications skills for professional settings. She teaches Legal Method and Writing, Legal Advocacy, Writing for Law Practice, Writing for Judicial Clerks, and Intensive Legal Writing.
Before joining ASU in 2005, Professor Langenfeld practiced water law in Phoenix, advising clients throughout Arizona regarding their water-rights claims and compliance with state and federal environmental laws. She participated in litigation conducted at the administrative hearing level, in Arizona’s state courts, and in the federal District Court for the District of Arizona. As a law student, she served as managing editor of the Arizona State Law Journal and earned membership in the Order of the Coif. As an undergraduate student, Professor Langenfeld received a graduation distinction for community service and Georgetown University’s nomination for the Rhodes, Marshall and other post-graduate fellowships.
Professor Langenfeld has lived in Japan, where for a year she taught English to high school students and conducted conversation clubs and cultural exchange programs in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program in Miyazaki Prefecture. She also has traveled in the People’s Republic of China, Thailand, and Western and Eastern Europe.