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).

ALison Lintal


Phone  717-241-3518


Prof. Lintal’s News and Activity

Faculty Impact

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law

B.A., Lafayette College


Lintal’s Publications

Community Care: The Importance of Liberatory Well-Being Practices to Develop and Sustain Anti-Racist Law Students, Educators and Lawyers (Antiracist Development Institute Book Series, Volume 7 on Incorporating Antiracist Principles and the Legal Profession) (forthcoming 2023)
Yoga, Movement and Whole-Body Mental Health, Equipose, Newsletter of the AALS Section on Balance & Well-Being in Legal Education (forthcoming 2022)

Lintal’s Affiliations and Service to Community

AALS Externships Section
Antiracist Think Tank Subcommittee (2023-present)
The Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
Section on Balance & Well-Being in Legal Education 
Secretary (2022-Present) 
Penn State Well-Being Ambassador to Dickinson Law (2022-present)
Incorporating Antiracist Principles in Career Services and the Legal Profession
Co-Editor, Volume 7
Institute for Well-Being in Law
Research & Scholarship Committee (2021-present)
Institute for Well-Being in Law
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (2021-present)

Lintal’s Presentations and Panels

Strength in Numbers: Leveraging Community Through Consortium, AALS Externships 11 Conference at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law (Oct. 7, 2022). 
Organizer for AALS Section on Balance & Well-Being Social Gathering, The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) 2022 Annual Meeting on Freedom, Equality, and the Common Good (Jan. 5, 2022)