Amy Newcombe   

Amy F. Newcombe

Associate Professor of Legal Practice

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame | M.A., Seton Hall University | A.B., Duke University
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel:  973-642-8095
  • Courses:

  • Appellate Advocacy, Law of Education, Introduction to Lawyering, Legal Analysis and Methods

Professor Newcombe teaches the Introduction to Lawyering and Legal Analysis and Methods courses to first year students as an Associate Professor of Legal Practice. Professor Newcombe teaches Law of Education and is interested in cognitive learning theory and legal pedagogy. She directs our Academic Success program including teaching and facilitating our Expert Learning workshops.

Prior to coming to Seton Hall University School of Law, Professor Newcombe served in the Appellate Unit of the Union County Office of the Prosecutor, in Elizabeth, New Jersey. There, she supervised junior assistant prosecutors filing motions and wrote appellate briefs. She also served as a law clerk to Judge Edwin A. Alley, in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.  While teaching middle school, she earned a M.A, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University. She earned her A.B. in history, cum laude, from Duke University.

Professor Newcombe joined Seton Hall University School of Law in 2008 as an Adjunct Professor.