The Writing Assistants

Peer writing assistants are 2L and 3L Albany Law students with excellent writing and analytical skills who are trained to provide assistance and feedback to peers on legal writing projects.  ​

​2015-2016 Peer Writing Assistants

 Taylor Ciobanu (3L)


 Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.​

 Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.​​

Taylor is from Clifton Park, N.Y., but was raised in Turin, Italy. She graduated with distinction with a B.A. in International Relations and Global Politics from The American University of Rome in Rome, Italy. Before returning to the United States she interned at the United Nations and NATO. After having a successful internship experience at the New York State Office of General Services Legal Services, Taylor has returned to Albany Law for her 2L year. She is currently a member of the Albany Law Government Law Review, a participant in the Immigration Assistance Project pro bono project, and a law intern in the Albany Law Clinic Family Violence Litigation and Immigration Project.​

Alexandra Scoville (3L)

By appointment.

Alexandra (Allie) is from Washington County, N.Y. She graduated from Russell Sage College in 2014 with a bachelor of arts in Environmental Studies. At Russell Sage, Allie worked as a writing tutor. She has interned at the New York State Liquor Authority Office of Counsel, where she drafted two respondent appellate briefs for the Authority, and has worked at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts, LLP and Couch White, LLP. Allie is the Executive Editor of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology and Chair of the Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Competition. She currently works at Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts, LLP.