Edith Ho

Edith Ho

Professor of Legal Writing

Full-Time Faculty


Professor of Legal Writing Edith Ho received her bachelor of arts from Smith College and her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. After graduation, she worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on health care and social service matters in federal court and administrative hearings. After public service, she was in private practice specializing in insurance coverage and civil litigation with several San Francisco law firms. Ho teaches and directs the Legal Research, Writing and Analysis Program. She is also program coordinator of the First-Year Moot Court Program and the Advocate of the Year Moot Court Competition.


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Smith College


  • Gilbert's Legal Research, Writing & Analysis (Gilbert's Publishing Co., 13 Edition, 2019) (Co-Authored with Peter Jan Honigsberg)