Joan Catherine Bohl
Professor of Legal SkillsB.A., Boston University
J.D., Suffolk University
Children and the Law, Research and Writing I and II
Professor Joan Catherine Bohl ("Kate") joined Stetson's legal writing faculty after 13 years of teaching legal writing at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. Before joining Southwestern's faculty, Professor Bohl served for five years as staff attorney to the Rhode Island Supreme Court, becoming counsel to the Court's Ethics Advisory Panel. During this period, she also taught college writing to evening students at Providence College, Providence, R.I. Her scholarship has included an article on legal ethics and numerous articles focusing on custody and visitation. She is a nationally-recognized expert on grandparent visitation. Four state supreme courts, four state appellate courts and more than 40 law review articles have cited her law review articles in evaluating the constitutionality of grandparent visitation statutes.