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Sarah Eskridge

Service Professor in Law | Director of Legal Writing


Sarah Eskridge

Contact Information


  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio summa cum laude, 2009

License to Practice

  • Texas

Specialties and Courses

  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Education
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Professional Identity Formation


Sarah Eskridge (J.D. ’12) serves as the Legal Writing Director and is a Service Professor in Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law. Professor Eskridge started teaching Legal Writing courses in 2017.

Eskridge has designed the curriculum and taught legal writing courses for first-year and upper-level courses. She regularly teaches the first-year legal writing course, Legal Communications, Analysis and Professionalism (LCAP), which integrates the skills law students need to succeed in law school, on the bar exam, and in practice. Professor Eskridge focuses on the writing process in the classroom and conference presentations.

Eskridge’s legal practice focused on estate planning, probate, and small business law. She has also performed pro bono work for local nonprofit organizations, guiding them through the formation process, securing federal and state nonprofit status, and writing and revising bylaws.

Eskridge is a veteran of the U.S. Army, where she served as a clarinet player. After being honorably discharged from the Army, she taught small group and individual clarinet lessons.

Eskridge is a first-generation college student who graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a B.A. in Political Science in 2009. She earned her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2012.