Professor Brittany L. Raposa graduated at the top of her class from UMass Law, where she was the Executive Notes Editor of the Law Review and Secretary of the Student Bar Association (SBA). She currently serves as the first female President of the UMass Law Alumni Association. After law school, Professor Raposa pursued her LL.M in Health Law and Policy, focusing her academic study and research on reproductive health and justice. She worked in private practice in the areas of family law litigation and estate planning.
While in practice, Professor Raposa also was a private bar exam tutor independently and for many different tutoring companies. She was a professor for Seizing Every Opportunity’s Law Fellowship program, where she taught first generation and underrepresented law students legal academic skills and writing prior to beginning law school. She currently is a guest bar exam lecturer for companies across the country and is working on her book, The Ultimate Visual Guide to the Multistate Bar Exam, which will be published by Wolters Kluwer in 2022.
Professor Raposa’s academic research and presentations focus on learning and teaching in law schools, as well as reproductive justice issues. Professor Raposa is the Associate Director of the bar exam program at RWU Law, and she currently teaches Applied Legal Reasoning, Legal Reasoning, Reproductive Justice, and Family Law.
“From Disruption to Reconstruction: A Millennial Creating Modern Law School Pedagogy,” in Millennial Leadership in Law Schools (forthcoming Spring 2021)
“A Virtual Lesson: Creating Community with Collaboration in Law School Bar Preparation Programs,” in Law Teaching Strategies for a New Era: Beyond the Physical Classroom (forthcoming Carolina Academic Press, Summer 2021).
Maintaining Power Over the Ballot Box and Our Bodies: The Nineteenth Amendment's Impact on Women's Right and Access to Reproductive Healthcare, 23 Chapman Law Review 495 (2020).
Caveat Emptor: Protecting Inexpensive Generic Drugs at the Expense of Patient Safety, The Health Lawyer, June 2015, at 28
Maria’s Law: Extending Insurance Coverage for Fertility Preservation to Cancer Patients in Massachusetts, 9 UMass Law Review 334 (2014)