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School of Law


Elizabeth M. Dalzell

Title: Legal Writing Instructor
School of Law
Phone: 803-777-7756

1525 Senate Street
Room 215
Columbia, SC 29208

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Elizabeth M. Dalzell


Liz Dalzell teaches Legal Research, Analysis & Writing I and II to first-year law students and Advanced Legal Writing to second- and third-year law students. Prior to joining the faculty, Ms. Dalzell practiced as a partner with Baker, Ravenel & Bender, L.L.P. in Columbia, South Carolina and as an associate at Slevin & Hart, P.C. in Washington D.C. Her practice has primarily focused on labor, employment and employee benefits litigation. Her experience includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants in employment discrimination cases and employee benefit claims. She has also drafted various employment-related agreements and counseled clients on a wide range of employment matters.

Ms. Dalzell also worked as an adjunct professor teaching Legal Writing to first year law students in the Legal Writing Program at the University of South Carolina School of Law from 2001-2004 and during the spring semester in 2007.

Ms. Dalzell received her B.S. in Psychology from Tufts University in 1992 and earned her J.D. from the Northeastern University School of Law in 1998. She is a member of the South Carolina, Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.


  • J.D. (1998) Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.S. (1992) Tufts University


  • Advanced Legal Writing (LAWS 540)
  • Legal Research, Analysis & Writing I (LAWS 533)

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