Technology Law Summer Seedling Session

Date: Wednesday, July 19th from 12:30 – 1:45 pm EST


Discussion Description:

This is the second and final of two Scholarship Committee Summer Seedling Sessions, inviting scholars at any level and at any stage of a project to present and discuss their work and receive feedback. We had a terrific June “Seedling” session and invite both those scholars and others to participate in the final, second July session.

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Karen Sanner, Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law

Courses Taught: Legal Research & Writing I and II, Electronic Discovery, Evidence & Advocacy, Moot Court I, Pre-Trial Civil Litigation Drafting, Insurance Law in Litigation Practice, Trial Advocacy

B.S./B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1991
J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1994

Karen Speiser Sanner is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law where she was the lead articles editor of the Journal of Dispute Resolution. While in law school, Sanner completed internships with Judge John C. Holstein of the Missouri Supreme Court and the Missouri Attorney General’s Office under former Attorney General and current Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon.

Practice Areas: Appellate Practice; Electronic Discovery/Legal Technology; Insurance Law; Legal Research & Writing; Trial Practice; Workers Compensation Law;

Community Work and Service: Following her graduation in 1994, Sanner worked as an assistant attorney general for the State of Missouri representing the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, the Second Injury Fund, and the Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund. In 1997, she joined Brinker & Doyen, L.L.P. in St. Louis where she practiced civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense. Her practice included representing insurers, third party administrators, and health care providers in Missouri state, federal, and administrative courts as well as the Missouri Court of Appeals.

Since joining SLU Law in 2010, Professor Sanner’s teaching focuses on legal skills courses including legal research and writing, trial practice, and appellate practice. She also focuses on the intersection between litigation practice and advancing legal technologies.