Maribeth Schlobohm

Clinical Professor - Arts And Humanities
mls077000@utdallas.edu
972-883-2175
JO3546

Professional Preparation

J.D. - Law
Texas Tech University - 1990
M.A. - Speech Communication
Texas Tech University - 1979
B.A. - Speech Communication
Texas Tech University - 1976

Research Areas

Areas of Specialization
Technical and Professional Communication, Small Group Communication, Communication Law, and Entertainment Law

Publications

Schlobohm, Maribeth and Christopher Ryan, Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally, 3rd Ed. (eBook), Dubuque, IA: Kendall – Hunt (2020).  - publications
Schlobohm, Maribeth and Robert J Ball, “Staying Afloat – Simon SEZ: Let’s Go Bananas – Episode 1”, 2016. - publications
Lambert, Carie S. and Maribeth Schlobohm (Eds.), Communication and Emerging Media: What’s Trending Now, 1st Ed., Dubuque, IA: Kendall – Hunt (2015).  - publications
Schlobohm, Maribeth and Christopher Ryan, Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally, 2nd Ed. Rev., Dubuque, IA: Kendall – Hunt (2015). - publications
Schlobohm, Maribeth and Christopher Ryan, Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally, 2nd Ed., Dubuque, IA: Kendall – Hunt (2014). - publications
Schlobohm, Maribeth and Christopher Ryan, Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally, 1st Ed., Dubuque, IA: Kendall – Hunt (2013).  - publications
Schlobohm, Maribeth Lynn and Robert Joseph Ball, “Staying Afloat Pilot”, 2013.  - publications

Appointments

Clinical Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2017–Present]
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2010–2017]
Senior Lecturer
The University of Texas at Dallas [2008–2010]
Lecturer
The University of Texas at Dallas [2008–2008]
JO 5.608G
Adjunct Faculty
LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas [1997–2008]
Attorney & Counselor at Law
Solo practice [1990–Present]
Mediator
Solo practice [1991–Present]

Additional Information

PERSONAL STATEMENT
 Maribeth (Betsy) Schlobohm is currently a Clinical Professor in the School of Arts & Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Professional and Technical Communication, Small Group Communication, Communication Law, and Entertainment Law.  Schlobohm is also an attorney and mediator in private practice.  Her legal practice is focused in the areas of representing small businesses and entrepreneurs, estate planning and probate, and mediation. She has conducted more than 575 civil mediations including: family law, employment law, personal injury, and landlord-tenant cases.  She is a Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (TMCA) Credentialed Advanced Mediator and she has served as the Collin County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Secretary from 2008 - 2010. Schlobohm is a magna cum laude undergraduate of Texas Tech University where she also received her Master of Arts in Speech Communication, now Communication Studies.  Schlobohm received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law where she was a member of the Texas Tech University School of Law Negotiation Team and the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law.  She is a lifetime member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity.  
 Schlobohm is a published and award-winning poet having had her first poem, "Dad, I Love You" accepted for publication in 1999.  Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including: The Best Poems and Poets of 2004, The International Who's Who in Poetry, 2005, The Best Poems and Poets of 2005, The Best Poems and Poets of 2007, Poetry Today, and Mississippi Crow. She has been the guest haikuist for the YaSou! Ezine.  Schlobohm is an avid haikuist having written over 150 haiku and senryu. 
BAR MEMBERSHIPS
  •  State Bar of Texas November 2, 1990
  •  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas November 27, 1990
  •  U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas June 26, 1991
MEDIATION PRACTICE
  •  General Commercial and Family disputes including: contracts; employment law, including labor - management, E.E.O.C. (age, sex, race, and national origin); general business; personal injury; probate and guardianship; family law, including: divorce, property, child support, custody, and modification.
  •  Approximate number of cases: 575+, including 300+ employment/labor cases.