Rosario Lozada Schrier
Associate Professor, Legal Skills and Values
B.A., University of Notre Dame, summa cum laude
Professor Lozada Schrier joined the FIU College of Law faculty in 2012. Schrier teaches Legal Skills and Values and Professional Responsibility. She also serves as the faculty advisor to the Public Interest Network and the Mindfulness Association.
Schrier graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where she attended as a McCafferty Scholar. During her third year of law school, Schrier was awarded Notre Dame’s Distinguished Graduate Student Award for excellence in academics and service. Her legal career began with a federal judicial clerkship in service to the late Edward B. Davis, former Chief Judge of the Southern District of Florida. After completing her clerkship, Schrier was awarded a Skadden Arps Fellowship to represent low-wage immigrant workers in South Florida on issues ranging from wage and hour abuse to civil rights violations.
Schrier served as assistant general counsel for the University of Miami from 2002 through 2006 and was a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of College and University Law. Subsequently, Schrier joined the University of Miami School of Law faculty, where she taught courses in legal writing and higher education law. During her final two years at the School of Law, Schrier directed the Legal Communication and Research Skills program. As director, Schrier developed workshops and CLE seminars on persuasive writing, communication, and professionalism.
Born in Miraflores, Peru, Schrier is a native Spanish speaker. She is admitted to the Florida Bar and the Southern District of Florida. She has served on committees for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research; and the Association of Legal Writing Directors. Schrier enjoys presenting at regional and national conferences on innovative approaches to teaching law students.