Elizabeth De Armond

Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Director of the Legal Research & Writing Program

De Armond received her B.S. in Information & Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Notre Dame Law School, where she was articles editor for the Notre Dame Law Review. After law school she clerked for the Honorable Cornelia G. Kennedy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Following her clerkship, De Armond practiced in Dallas, where she concentrated in real estate and lending transactions. She also represented battered women in family court on behalf of North Texas Legal Services. Later she moved to Boston, where she received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She has been a contributing author to publications of the National Consumer Law Center since 1998, writing about fraud, RICO and credit reporting. Her scholarship interests focus on information privacy and consumer protection.


LL.M., Harvard Law School
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology


2017 winner of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Writing Competition (professional article division) for Preventing Preemption: Finding Space for States to Regulate Consumers' Credit Reports, 2016 BYU Law Review 365.


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Legal Research & Writing Program


Fair Credit Reporting Act; Legal Research and Writing; Privacy