Jessica Webb

Associate Professor of Law


Jessica Webb is an Associate Professor of Legal Writing.  Professor Webb developed and teaches Appellate Advocacy, a course that now includes the Theodore Reimel Moot Court Competition.  She is also the Moot Court Board’s faculty advisor.  She received her B.A. from Penn State University and her J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law (cum laude).  During law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Board.  After law school, she worked as an associate in the litigation group at Blank Rome LLP.  Subsequently, she practiced employment law at Rubin Fortunato & Harbison P.C. and medical malpractice defense at Post & Post LLC, where she specialized in appellate advocacy.  Before joining Villanova Law as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing in 2013, Professor Webb was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Writing at Villanova and an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at Widener Law School.  In addition, she developed and regularly teaches a graduate level course at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and several law and education courses for public school administrators and teachers at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit.  Professor Webb has also presented at regional and national conferences.  She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Practice Experience

  • Legal Writing & Research Consultant, Post & Post, LLC, Berwyn, PA
  • Associate, Rubin, Fortunato & Harbison P.C., Paoli, PA
  • Associate, Blank Rome LLP, Philadelphia, PA
  • Joined the faculty in 2012
Professor Jessica Webb

Office: Rm 347, Law School Building
Phone: 610-519-7025


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Courses and Seminars

  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy
  • Legal Writing


Villanova University School of Law, JD

Penn State University, BA