Professor Bloom teaches in the first-year Legal Skills in Social Context program. She is a Phi Beta Kappa, high honors graduate of Wesleyan University and a cum laude graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, where she served on the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.

Professor Bloom began her legal career at Goulston & Storrs, where her civil litigation practice focused on complex commercial matters. She then worked at the Crockin Law and Policy Group, providing legal assistance to individuals, programs, and policymakers in the area of assisted reproductive technology. Before joining the faculty at Northeastern University School of Law, she was a professor of law and director of the Academic Excellence Program at New England Law | Boston, where she taught for nine years. Professor Bloom has also penned several articles and book chapters, focusing primarily on law school formative assessment and the application of educational psychology to legal education. 

Fields of Expertise

  • Lawyering Skills
  • Legal Writing
  • Evidence
  • Law School Pedagogy
  • Academic Support
  • Civil Litigation
  • Reproductive Technology Law

Selected Works

Selected Chapters

  • Achieving Balance Between High Tech and “Old School”: Counseling Underperforming Students in the Age of the iPhone, The Learning Curve (2013).
  • Academic Support Methods in the Hands of Doctrinal Professors: Tricks of the ASP Trade for Assisting Underperforming Students, The Law Teacher (2012).
  • Legal Issues in Fertility Preservation in the Male”, Infertility in the Male (Cambridge University Press) (2009) (with Susan L. Crockin).
  • Integrating Doctrinal Material and Faculty into Academic Support Courses, The Learning Curve (2009) (with Louis Schulze).