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Michael Winett

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Senior Lecturer, English

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Michael Winett began practicing law in Prince George’s County in 1984. He received his JD in 1983 from the Gonzaga University School of Law, where he won the AmJur Award for excellence in Criminal Law, was a member of Gonzaga’s nationally recognized international law moot court team, served as a law review editor, and published “Note, Constitutional Law: Passport Revocation on National Security Grounds” in the Gonzaga Law Review. In 1978 he worked as a news reporter for The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He received a BS in Journalism with a Minor in the statistical methods of the social sciences from the University of Iowa in 1979.

Mr. Winett began teaching legal writing part-time in 1986 at the University of Maryland, where he has also taught courses in Technical Writing, Business Writing, Advanced Argumentation, Writing About Economics, How to Write a Research Paper, and an Honors course in Law and Literature. In addition, Mr. Winett has taught classes in Managerial Communication in the MBA Program at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, classes in Technical and Legal writing at Johns Hopkins University, and writing classes at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and the National Institutes of Health.