Alison F. Lintal
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Alison Flowers Lintal serves as visiting assistant professor of law and externship program director at Penn State Dickinson Law. Lintal previously served as the director of career services at Dickinson Law and as an attorney in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
During law school, she served for two years as a Health Rights Clinic Fellow where she did disability and immigration work. Lintal has externship experience working in various sectors including legal services, city government, private practice, and with the Illinois judiciary.
Lintal received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law where she graduated Order of the Coif and her B.A. from Lafayette College where she majored in Spanish and International Affairs. Alison serves as Secretary of the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Balance and Well-Being in Legal Education.
A Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, Lintal uses contemplative practice techniques to help law students engage in meaningful work, develop their professional identity, and facilitate better connections with their colleagues, peers, other professionals, and clients.
Select Publications by Professor Lintal
“Tele-Lawyering and The Virtual Learning Experience: Finding the Silver Lining for Remote Hybrid Externships & Law Clinics after the Pandemic,” Akron L. Rev. (2021) (co-authored with Lucy Johnston-Walsh).
“Using Mindfulness Meditation to Foster Reflection in Externships,” 49 Sw. L. Rev. 329 (2019).