Monalisa Vu

Monalisa Vu

Professor of Legal Writing and Co-Director, Moot Court Program

Full-Time Faculty


Monalisa Vu teaches Appellate Advocacy, Domestic Violence Law and Litigation, Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis, and American Legal Writing to international LLM students.

As a practicing attorney, Monalisa represented survivors of domestic violence in areas of family and immigration law.  She has worked in both the public interest and private sector spheres. Monalisa serves as a Co-Director of the Moot Court Program.


  • Domestic Violence Law
  • Family Law


  • Tufts University, BA in Political Science, 1997
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, JD, 2001

Prior Experience

  • Professor of Legal Writing, USF
  • Co-Director of Moot Court Program, USF
  • Partner and Founder of MVTC Family Law Firm
  • Staff Attorney at Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
  • Post Graduate Law Fellow Berkeley Law Foundation