Professor Jessica Durkis-Stokes joins VLS from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, where she has been a member of the faculty for the past ten years. She specializes in legal analysis and writing, bar preparation and study skills, and the law of sexual violence. Prior to working in academia, Professor Durkis-Stokes served as a judicial law clerk in the New Hampshire Superior Court for a number of years and then as a judicial law clerk for Justice Carol Ann Conboy in the New Hampshire Supreme Court. She is currently co-authoring a textbook, to be published by Wolters Kluwer in 2022, entitled Sexual Violence and the Law. She is a graduate of Vermont Law School.