Adjunct Professor and Clinical Supervisor
Professor Schneider supervises the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic's Domestic Violence Project. She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, magna cum laude, and received her B.A. from Oberlin College.
After graduating from law school, Professor Schneider clerked for the Honorable Robert F. Keeton, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She then joined the criminal division of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office, where she handled both trial level and appellate litigation, ultimately overseeing the State's criminal appellate practice. After moving to Maine, she worked for Pierce Atwood. In 1992, Professor Schneider began her own litigation-oriented practice, where she represents clients in both state and federal courts.
Professor Schneider has been defense counsel in over one hundred federal criminal appeals, in the United States Courts of Appeal for the First, Second, Third, Sixth and Seventh Circuits. She serves on the First Circuit CJA panel appointment committee. In her spare time, Professor Schneider runs and tries (to no avail) to train her dog, Violet.