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Bar exam expert Dr. Mary Campbell Gallagher is available to provide interviews and insight into the bar exam and legal education.

Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D. (Harvard), Ph.D., is a lively and expert commentator on the bar exam and legal education. A professional member of the National Speakers Association, she wrote the leading study guides for the bar exam essays and the Multistate Performance Test (MPT). She has more than 20 years’ experience preparing students for the bar exam, and her work has appeared everywhere from Student Lawyer to the New York State Bar Association Journal to Legal Times.

Publications from The National Law Journal to The American Lawyer have quoted Dr. Gallagher. For story angles, topics, programs and expert insight into the bar exam and legal education — contact Mary Campbell Gallagher using the convenient online form. Or call direct at 212-327-2817.

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Ways to Doom Yourself on the Bar Exam
Guest Blog post on “The Careerist” onAmerican Legal Media

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BarWrite Wins Global Legal Skills Award

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Media Availabilty. Just a few of the many rave reviews & articles where BarWrite has recently appeared in the media.

St. John’s University School of Law
Law School Forum – Book review Scoring High on Bar Exam EssaysAbout 60,000 of us will be taking the bar in July, and many of us could benefit from the insight of Dr. Mary Campbell Gallagher. (Read Full Story .PDF)

Testing 1-2-3: An Insider’s insight on how to do well on bar exam essays – By Mary Campbell Gallagher. “As seen in Student Lawyer, Law Student Division of the American Bar Association (Read Full Article .PDF)

Entrepreneur Interview with New York Bar Exam Prep Company Founder – Dr. Mary Campbell Gallagher, founder of BarWrite and an acclaimed bar exam expert, in an interview on this popular site for entrepreneurs.

New York State Bar Association News
Financial problem$ may undermine ‘fitness’ assessment – Those seeking Bar admission should be mindful of credit health, history
– by Liz Lpton. “…For some, a surprise. In fact, when Mary Campbell Gallagher, JD, PhD., President of New York City-based BarWrite, which trains students for the bar examination, spoke with one of her students – a graduate of a New York state law school – about the issue of delinquent debt and bar admission…” (Read Full Story .PDF)

The Plain Dealer Breaking News: Arts & Life
– “Out with the old — Schools replace classics on reading lists to interest kids – James F. Sweeney, Plain Dealer Reporter ”

Mary Campbell Gallagher, a New York – based author of articles on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, said a background in the classics is essential to making sure graduates become “part of the great conversation” of culture and ideas. There is nothing wrong with reading lighter works as long as they’re followed by the classics, she said.  But that seldom happens.” (Read Full Story .PDF)

In some venues, Dr. Gallagher writes about legal and social aspects of land-use debates.
Superstores come with too high a price” – By Mary Campbell Gallagher (Read Full Story .PDF)

The Brooklyn Paper
“Why Red Hook Ikea project should be rejected” – By Mary Campbell Gallagher (Read Full Story .PDF)

Metro Atlantic Yards Story
Atlantic Yards: What Would Tiny Tim say?
– By Mary Campbell Gallagher, Ph. D (Read Full Story .PDF)


Media Byline and Media Availability:

Media availability of Mary Campbell Gallagher, Ph.D.

Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D., is president of BarWrite, which prepares candidates for the bar exam. She is the author of the highly-acclaimed book that teaches her system for the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), Perform Your Best on the Bar Exam Performance Test (MPT).

She is also author of the earlier book and media program, Scoring High on Bar Exam Essays.

In addition, Dr. Gallagher is a widely published professional writer.  Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Weekly Standard, The New York Observer, The Nation, Legal Times, Newsday, The Brooklyn Papers, Commonweal, Metro New York, among others.  Her articles on legal writing and the bar exam have appeared in National Jurist, Student Lawyer, and the New York State Bar Association Journal. In some venues, Dr. Gallagher writes about legal and social aspects of land-use debates.

Media Availability. Mary Campbell Gallagher is available for presentations, media interviews and interviews. If you’re interested in story angles, topics, programs and details–please contact her using the convenient Contact form or call direct at 212-327-2817. Looking forward to talking with you!