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Cecily A. Crider

Retired Director and Instructor of Legal Research and Writing
Tilton Hall #190
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A member of the faculty since 1998, Cecily Crider is Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program.  She teaches two sections of research and writing during the fall and spring semesters; she also teaches a guardian ad litem skills class in the summer.  Prior to coming to ONU Law, Instructor Crider was in civil practice, with a focus on family law, particularly children's issues.

J.D., Ohio Northern University
B.A., Ohio Northern University
Bar Admissions: 

Ohio - November, 1993; Northern District of Ohio - June, 1994

Teaching Interests: 

Legal Research and Writing; Guardian ad Litem Law and Practice

Faculty Activities

Presentations include guardian ad litem presentations at Ohio CASA conventions, the Toledo Bar Association's Juvenile Court Seminar, and a legal writing presentation for continuing legal education for the Allen County Bar Association.

Professional Development: 

Memberships include the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and its Family Law Committee, the Allen County Bar Association and its Scholarship Committee, the Taft chapter of the American Inns of Court, the Association of Legal Writing Directors, and the Legal Writing Institute.  Past participation includes the Supreme Court of Ohio's Guardian ad Litem Standards Task Force, the Advisory Committee for the State Justice Institute Project Grant on Guardians ad Litem for Minors in the State of Ohio, the Work Group of the Guardian ad Litem Subcommittee of the Ohio Supreme Court's Commission on Children, Family and the Courts, and Chair of the GAL Subcommittee of the Ohio State Bar Association's Family Law Committee.