Margaret L. Phillips, J.D.
Margaret L. Phillips, J.D., is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Paralegal Studies program at Daemen University in Buffalo, New York, United States. As an educator, in addition to leading the program, she has initiated community collaborations focusing on access to justice, including a Paralegal Clinic. She is a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to teach and work on access to justice projects at National Law University Delhi, India, in 2023. She recently published a textbook on legal research and writing (“A Practical Guide to Legal Research and Analysis for Paralegal and Legal Studies Students” (West Academic 2019)) and in 2022 did a TEDx Talk entitled “If the Constitution Could Talk, What Would it Say?” Margaret writes and works in the areas of legal ethics, legal methods, access to justice, and legal literacy.
She is the advisor for Forum for Nation Building Nepal since May 2023.