Claudia Diamond, J.D. ’95, the law school’s director of academic support and co-founder of the Legal Writing Center, has won a University System of Maryland Board of Regents staff award for her “exceptional contribution” to the law school, Dean Ronald Weich announced Friday.
In granting the award, the Board of Regents cited Diamond’s work to establish the Legal Writing Center, among her other accomplishments. Diamond also serves as an adjunct professor of law at UB.
Diamond, who graduated magna cum laude and at the top of her law school class, clerked for the Hon. John Eldridge of the Court of Appeals of Maryland and for Chief Magistrate Judges Daniel Klein and Paul Grimm of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Her professional experience includes time as a litigation associate at Gordon, Feinblatt, Hoffman & Hoffberger in Baltimore and as a prosecutor for a professional licensing board with the Attorney General’s Office of Maryland. Diamond also has taught legal writing as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.