Lecturer of LawPhone: (410) 706-3584
B.A. University of Vermont 1978
J.D. Fordham University School of Law 1984
Professor Cobb is Director of the Just Advice® Project and faculty advisor to the Moot Court Board. No stranger to the law school, Prof. Cobb was the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Lecturer at Maryland Carey Law from 2006 to 2012. Following that she has taught negotiation and other courses in the writing program. During her time at Maryland she coached or judged students on the trial team, the moot court team and the negotiation teams. She taught Professional Responsibility to students in the clinic in 2011 and 2012 and served as a volunteer attorney to Just Advice. In May 2012, she was deeply honored to receive the Student Bar Association award for "Staff Member of the Year." Before coming to the law school, Prof.. Cobb served as Deputy Chief Counsel in the Maryland Attorney General's Educational Affairs Office. She represented University System of Maryland (USM) institutions (including the Carey School of Law), the USM Board of Regents and its Chancellor. In 2004 and 2005 she served as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Law’s legal research and writing program, consistently receiving high praise on her student evaluations. A graduate of Fordham University School of Law, she also practiced law in New York City and in 1986 joined DLA Piper (formerly Piper & Marbury) where she worked until she joined the Attorney General's Office in 1990.
Prof. Cobb is and has been an active member of numerous community and professional organizations including the Baltimore City Ethics Board, the Baltimore Women's Giving Circle, the Goucher Prison Education Project, , the Baltimore Orchard Project, the Maryland State Bar Association's Committee on Youth-At Risk, which she co-chaired in 2007-08, and the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, which she chaired in 2003-2004 She served as a member of the Court of Appeals Commission on Professionalism and co-chaired the subcommittee on mentoring for new attorneys.